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Accreditation Resources

 Institutional Resources

  • Quick Facts: Facts and Figures provides key information about the University.
  • Organizational Chart: The Organizational Chart describes the organizational structure of the University.
  • Strategic Plan: The Strategic Plan includes the vision, mission, values, and strategic goals of the University.
  • Drive to 25: University-wide effort to see WSU recognized as one of the top 25 public research universities, preeminent in research and discovery, teaching, and engagement by 2030.
  • WSU Master Plans: Campus Planning and Development site lists master plans and updated information for campus locations at WSU Pullman, WSU Spokane, WSU Tri-Cities, and WSU Vancouver.
  • WSU Office of Institutional Research

Administrative Manuals

Academic Resources

  • Faculty Manual: Information provided to faculty as an introduction to Washington State University, its traditions, and administrative structures.
  • Internet Resources for Higher Education Outcomes Assessment:  Comprehensive list of resources for higher education outcomes assessment compiled by NC State University.
  • Goals of the Baccalaureate: Undergraduate degree requirements are rooted in seven learning goals and outcomes.
  • UCORE: The University Common Requirements (UCORE) form the center of WSU’s general education curriculum and provide a balance between the specialized focus of the major and the broader traditional objectives of higher education.
  • University Catalog: The WSU Catalog includes the most recent changes to courses and degree requirements approved by the Faculty Senate.
  • Writing Program: The Writing Program offers writing tutorial support to undergraduate and graduate students and provides instructional support to faculty in a learner-centered environment.

Assessment Resources

  • Graduate School Assessment: The Graduate School conducts program reviews, collects feedback, supports institution-wide assessment, and collaborates with offices across the university to assess all doctoral and master’s degree programs.
  • Office of Assessment for Curricular Effectiveness: The office works with colleges and programs to assess student learning and ultimately improve the quality and effectiveness of undergraduate degree programs.
  • UCORE Assessment: WSU’s general education assessment is outlined here, and is guided by the Transparency Framework developed by the National Institute of Learning Outcomes Assessment.