Statement About the Office

The Office of Assessment and Accreditation (OAA) supports and advances the University of North Carolina at Charlotte’s mission by providing leadership and resources for academic planning, student learning outcomes assessment, and institutional accreditation.  OAA collaborates with faculty, staff, and administration to enhance the quality of academic programs and support units through the evaluation of effectiveness and continuous improvement.


  • Primary Role
    • Executive Director: Coordinate, gather, and compile University-wide compliance information for University accreditation efforts.
    • Director of Assessment: Provides division-wide leadership and direction in the development and assessment of student learning outcomes for academic and academic support units and oversees compliance with theSACSCOC institutional effectiveness educational program standard.
    • Director of Academic Planning and Assessment: Provides  division-wideleadership for sound strategic planning and annual reporting to academic, administrative, and educational support units in the Division of Academic Affairs and supports faculty and staff in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences with the assessment of student learning outcomes.
    • Director of Assessment Systems and University Accreditation: Providesuniversity-wide support to faculty and staff in documenting plans, assessments, and accreditation evidence in the assessment management system and supports university compliance efforts for successful submissions of SACSCOC fifth-year and decennial reports.
    • Director of Program Review and General Education Assessment: Provides division-wide leadership in the self-examination process of the effectiveness of Academic Affairs' programs and services and collaborates with the University College Faculty Council to design and implement assessment procedures for the General Education Curriculum.
    • Senior Assessment Research Analyst: Provides data collection, management, and mining, and analytic support for assessment, planning, marketing, budgeting, and project development in the Division of Academic Affairs and supports the academic community with the interpretation of data and findings to enhance decision making.