Mission and Vision Statements

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Mission Statement

The Office of Student Affairs Assessment & Research at Iowa State University is responsible for consulting on, leading, and coordinating inquiry efforts across the Division of Student Affairs.

 

Vision Statement

The Office of Student Affairs Assessment & Research strives to provide information about the growth and development of ISU students through:

  • transparency in data collection, use, and reporting;
  • assessment processes integrated into programmatic and service offerings;
  • research efforts that provide insight into and evidence of the effect of student affairs on enrolled students and alumni;
  • inclusive collection and analysis of data so that no individuals or groups are disadvantaged or excluded; and,
  • ensuring that Division of Student Affairs efforts are centered on the student and the academic mission of creating, sharing, and applying knowledge to improve the world.