The Office of University Planning supports the work of
institutional planning, accreditation, institutional research, and technology
The office is responsible for ensuring an integration of
strategic and operational planning that advances the mission and values of
Seattle University and that responds to the challenges and opportunities of a
changing world. The Seattle University strategic plan can be found here.
The office also manages the university’s relationship with its regional accrediting
body, the Northwest Association of Schools and Colleges (NWCCU). Reports
provided to NWCCU and information relating to the university’s accreditation
status can be found here.
Successful institutional planning and accreditation requires
systematic and comprehensive assessment of all academic, co-curricular and
operational programs and services. Information relating to assessment can be found here.
The work described above is facilitated through data
management, reporting and analysis as provided by the Office of Institutional
Research, which is responsible for responding to the information needs of both
the university community and numerous external partners. Reports and data
produced by the Office of Institutional Research can be found here.
The Office of University Planning also oversees the work of
the Chief Information Officer and the Office of Information Technology and is
responsible for the quality of technology services provided to faculty,
staff, and students. Information relating to information technology
services can be found here.
University Planning supports the excellence of a Seattle
University education by helping to provide for faculty, staff and students an
organizational culture driven by mission, focused on clear goals and
objectives, appropriately responsive to changes in the external environment,
and rigorous in the measurement of institutional performance.