Our Mission

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Office of Educational Effectiveness: Supporting UB's mission of academic excellence.

The Office of Educational Effectiveness, built on a strong foundation of skill and capacity in assessment and an institutional-level repository of knowledge, strives to ensure high quality, systematic, continuous and rigorous assessment of student learning and success, as well as instructional and program effectiveness.


Our small but highly-qualified team of personnel have content expertise in program review and evaluation, educational measurement, assessment methodology and assessment reporting and will employ these assessment skills to provide:

  • Learning Assessment Oversight and Support;
  • Management of Comprehensive Program Review;
  • Assessment of Teaching Effectiveness;
  • Outreach and Training of Faculty and Staff; and
  • Assessment Support, Collaboration and Consultation. 


  1. Institutional-level assessment of student learning;
  2. Integration of annual and periodic assessment processes; and
  3. Campus leadership for educational assessment and continuous improvement activities.