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Office of the Provost
the quad a night lit up with letters that spell MELIORA

Academic Administration:
Accreditation and Assessment

The University of Rochester continuously monitors its progress in fulfilling its vision as a University of the Highest Order.  The Office of Academic Administration supports the vision and the institutional motto, Melioraever better, by facilitating assessment practices to inform evidence-based change.

Activities of the office include the following:

  • Convenes the University Committee on Educational Effectiveness Assessment to share best practices across the institution and support continuous improvement of teaching and learning
  • Provides support and guidance for accreditation reporting
  • Provides guidance and support for faculty on new program development -  from drafting proposals to filing for state approvals
  • Provides guidance and support for assessing and documenting continuous improvement efforts across the University

Jane Marie Souza, Ph.D.
Associate Provost for Academic Administration