The RVU Office of Institutional Planning and Assessment (IPA) leads, coordinates, and supports key institutional initiatives and projects related to examining, improving, and reporting on institutional effectiveness designed to ensure mission and strategic objectives. Specific responsibilities include strategic planning, institutional assessment, institutional research, and accreditation.
The Strategic Planning process includes the opportunity for contributions from all members of the RVU community on an ongoing basis. The RVU Strategic Plan is comprised of five key areas of effectiveness that guide and support the achievement of our vision and mission objectives:
2018 RVU Institutional Snapshot
RVU Mission, Vision, and Values
- Three Strategic Initiatives: Leadership, Growth and Expansion, and Academics
- Ten Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) that sync to the Strategic Initiatives: Fiscal Management, External and Public Relations, Organizational Effectiveness and Communication, Risk Management, Infrastructure, Enrollment Growth, GME Growth, Investment Growth, New Program Development, and Staff Training and Development
- Twenty-three Operational Goals linked to each KPI listed above
Academic and Operational Departmental Plans that address the Strategic Initiatives, KPIs, and Operational Goals listed above
RVU Strategic Plan (PDF)
The RVU Institutional Assessment Planning process reflects an ongoing investment in institutional effectiveness that includes student learning outcomes assessment, program evaluation, and institutional evaluation. RVU is committed to the success of each student and the IPA Office supports this commitment by establishing performance indicators, measuring outcomes, and reporting back to key decision-makers in order to make improvements to the curriculum, instruction, and infrastructure of the University.
2014 RVU Assessment Plan
Click the link below to see RVUCOM's outcomes:
Board Scores and Pass Rates