The Office of Academic Planning oversees and assists in the development of new academic programs, centers and institutes, as well as the periodic review of all departments, schools and colleges. The Office also incorporates the Office of Institutional Research and Effectiveness (OIRE). The Office oversees the processes involved in preparing and maintaining institutional accreditation and serves as liaison with the institutional accrediting agency, the Higher Learning Commission (HLC).
The Office of Academic Planning oversees:
- Academic Program Review
- Centers and Institutes
- Institutional Accreditation 2011
- Institutional Research and Effectiveness
- New Academic Program Development