Mission, Vision and Goals

Mission

The Office of Institutional Planning and Effectiveness (OIPE) shall collect, analyze, and disseminate authentic institutional data. It shall play a vital role in providing the senior management with quality information to support evidence-based planning, budgeting, and decision-making. It shall assist and monitor the assessment and continuous improvement processes of all units of the University, and evaluate their outcomes, with the ultimate aim of achieving the strategic goals and the mission of the University. The OIPE shall continually enhance the quality of institutional documents and assist all colleges in the accreditation of their academic programs. It shall also play a leading role in enhancing the ranking and positioning of the University at regional and global levels.

Vision

The OIPE shall establish a world-class system of assessment, continuous improvement, and evidence-based planning and budgeting at AU, making significant contribution towards achieving the mission of the University.

Strategic Goals
  1. Collect, organize, and disseminate authentic institutional data.
  2. Analyze institutional data, prepare effectiveness reports, and suggest actions to achieve the strategic goals.
  3. Establish and promote University-wide assessment and continuous improvement processes and monitor their implementation.
  4. Substantially improve the quality of institutional documents and their compliance with CAA and SACS-COC standards.
  5. Facilitate and promote submission of quality documents to CAA for initial accreditation, re-accreditation, renewal of University licensure, and response reports.
  6. Support the University higher management in strategic planning and decision and policy making.
OIPE Organization Chart