Assessment of Institutional Effectiveness
Administrative Units Focusing on Assessment
UT has a wide variety of student services to strengthen the teaching and learning process. These services include student services center, honors program, scholarships and internships, quality of life, advice and counseling, retention, tutorials, healthcare, student associations, social and cultural activities, employment center, sports, security and traffic, maintenance and landscaping, coffee and bookstore, and a Head Start Program. Information Resources have a library, virtual library, Pedro Rosselló library, computing and telecommunication department, information technology, and the Help Desk.
UT also has additional support services such as the Development Institute of Faculty, Evening and Saturday's Division (Outreach), administrative services, and the Museum and Center for Humanistic Studies. The research and external sponsors are important elements in the institution. As such, the university has a Center for Graduate Studies and Research, an Office of External Sponsors, Compliance Office, Puerto Rico Energy Center, Institute for Research and Surveys, Institute of Applied Ethics, and the Center for Public and Corporate Governance.
All student services offered on UT Campus are available to the additional locations and branches campuses.
The OAVCA major functions with administrative units are the following:
- To promote the training of administrators in the field of institutional assessment.
- To develop and continually improve the institutional assessment plan.
- To administer surveys and questionnaires to obtain evidence of the overall institutional performance.
- To promote assessment of institutional effectiveness.
- To collect, analyze report and discuss assessment data to constituents.
- To foster a culture of evidence, assessment, and continuous improvement.