Assessing Data for Decision Making

The Office of Institutional Research and Assessment serves Azusa Pacific University by collecting, synthesizing and converting data into accurate and consistent information useful for decision-making processes within the university community as APU strives to demonstrate God-honoring excellence to both internal and external audiences. The office exists to help establish, plan, organize, and promote effective program assessment policy, practices, and procedures. The office provides resources, training, and consultations designed to help academic and student life departments successfully assess their educational effectiveness. The office also serves APU by helping coordinate and facilitate the academic program review process.

News & Features

  • APU Conducts Groundbreaking Dead Sea Scrolls Research

    APU professors and alumni participated in groundbreaking new research on the Dead Sea Scrolls, sponsored by the Museum of the Bible. The research examines 13 never-before-published Dead Sea Scroll fragments and represents four years of study.

  • APU Election Events Inspire Unity Despite Differences

    The Department of History and Political Science hosts 12 events on campus, concluding with an election night viewing party. The forums touch upon the central issues of the 2016 election, including media framing and presidential rhetoric.

  • Christians and the General Elections: Goodness and Politics

    As we think of this political season, using the word goodness could draw our political discourse in the direction of debating right and wrong. Using the word generosity, though, can lead political discussions into what is caring and helpful.


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