Duties and Responsibilities

 

In order to accomplish its goals and objectives, the Quality Assurance and Institutional Research Center carries out a number of activities including the following:

  1. monitoring and evaluation of academic integrity;
  2. evaluation of faculty members’ performance standards;
  3. setting standardized procedures for course and program development in line with the CAA standards;
  4. conducting an annual appraisal of the colleges’ plans and achievements;
  5. organizing awareness-raising seminars to help explain the principles of quality assurance to AAU faculty and staff;
  6. proposing remedies for gaps in performance;
  7. providing training in the use of information resources;
  8. providing information and expertise in the areas of assessment, strategic planning, and public accountability;
  9. providing data analysis, decision support, and institutional effectiveness information;
  10. providing a variety of data about faculty issues including teaching loads, course enrollment, department faculty distribution, comparative and equity salary and analyses of staffing trends and salaries;
  11. providing analytical support for enrollment management including enrollment patterns, trends, history, projections, and attendance patterns (student persistence, class cancellation rates, and retention), diversity, and grade distribution.