The Office of Planning and Institutional Assessment facilitates the University's planning, improvement and assessment initiatives.

The Office uses organizational change tools to help departments and units develop strategic plans, improve key processes, assess institutional needs, and develop collaborative team environments.

Services of the Office of Planning and Institutional Assessment are provided free of charge to The Pennsylvania State University and are adapted to the specific needs of departments or individuals.

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At the March 21, 2014 session of the Quality Advocates, "University-Level Strategic Planning: Emerging Themes", Nicholas Jones, Executive Vice President and Provost, discussed Penn State’s themes for the next strategic plan. View the recording.


Veterans at Penn State: A profile of undergraduate and graduate students and limitations of Penn State's data related to these students

The Post-9/11 GI Bill offers veterans “the most comprehensive education benefits since the original 1944 Bill” and expectations for its payoff are high. As a result, there is a growing push for colleges to better document veteran populations and their outcomes. As a first step in this process, this report provides a profile of the veteran population at Penn State.

Faculty Salaries: Academic Year 2013-2014

The Report on Faculty Salaries is an informational report of the Committee on Faculty Benefits offering an analysis of faculty salaries at Penn State.

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Office of Planning and Institutional Assessment
The Pennsylvania State University
502 Rider Building
University Park, PA 16802-4819
Phone: (814) 863-8721
Fax: (814) 863-7031

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