Welcome to the Office of Institutional Effectiveness. Reporting to the Provost, our office provides campus-wide leadership and support for assessment, accreditation, strategic planning, continuous improvement, decision support, and compliance. The Office of Institutional Effectiveness is led by Associate Vice President and Professor of Music, Bradley Fuster.
A listing (by year) of Buffalo State SUNY Five Year Program reviews. Includes Self Studies, External Reviewers Reports and Responses to External Reviews.
A listing (by department) of program assessment plans and curriculum maps on file with the Assessment and Curriculum office.
The Assessment Advisory Board developed this series of video tutorials to assist faculty as they develop new or revised curriculum:
Access the Assessment website.
American Association for Higher Education (AAHE)
9 Principles of Assessment.
Characteristics of Assessment Plans.
The Buffalo State Assessment Plan.
Buffalo State award rubric and annual Assessment Award.
Current and archived reports.
Buffalo State is accredited by the Commission on Higher Education of the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools, 3624 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104; (215) 662-5606. The Commission on Higher Education is an institutional accrediting agency recognized by the U.S. secretary of education and the Commission on Recognition of Postsecondary Accreditation. Buffalo State also is accredited by the Board of Regents, University of the State of New York.
In addition, a number of professional organizations have determined that Buffalo State programs meet their accreditation requirements. Access the current listing of accredited Buffalo State programs and accrediting organizations.
*Copies of accreditation papers are on file in the Institutional Effectiveness Office and may be viewed upon request.
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