in higher education, an institution’s formally adopted statement of its fundamental
reasons for existence, its shared purposes and values, and the students that it aims
to serve. The mission is central to decisions about priorities and strategic objectives
and provides a context for WASC decisions about quality and accreditation.
, values, and programs offered, and the characteristics of the students being served?
(CFRs 2.4, 2.6, 2.10, 2.13)
How is student success promoted, including both completion and learning? What has been learned about different
student subpopulations as a result of disaggregating data? (CFRs 2.3, 2.10-2.14)
Which programs are particularly effective in retaining and graduating their majors?
What can be learned from them? What is the students’ experience like? (CFRs 2.6, 2.10,
How well do students meet the institution’s definition of student success? In what ways does the institution need to improve so that more students are successful?
What is the timeline for improvement? How will these goals be achieved? (CFRs 2.6,