Office of Educational Assessment


Assurance of Learning

The Office of Educational Assessment (OEA) provides oversight and coordination a campus-wide program of assessment at The University of Scranton.  It provides support for developing faculty and staff expertise in the measurement and analysis of course level student learning outcomes, program learning outcomes, and institutional learning outcomes. In consultation with faculty, departments, and colleges, the office provides direction and consultation for analyzing and reporting assessment results. The office provides resources to faculty and staff for the effective assessment of the student learning experience and the promotion of best practices in assessment. The Office of Educational Assessment includes the Director of the Office of Educational Assessment, Dr. Mary Jane K. DiMattio, the Director of General Education Assessment, Dr. Cyrus Olsen, and Faculty Assessment Fellows

Contact the Office of Educational Assessment (OEA) by emailing

The OEA is proud to partner with the University's Center for Teaching and Learning Excellence (CTLE) to offer developmental resources to faculty. Visit the CTLE's Faculty Development web site for valuable resources and tools.

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OEA Grant Funding

The Office of Educational Assessment (OEA) is pleased to announce grants that are available
to full-time faculty who want to improve teaching and learning using assessment evidence.

View the grant guidelines here

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Provost Assessment Scholars Program

The Provost Assessment Scholars is a new special program for undergraduate students through the Office of Educational Assessment.  These student scholars investigate issues brought to them by “stakeholders” on campus by conducting student-led focus groups.  They analyze the focus group data and provide a summary report and recommendations to the stakeholders on the issue.  More information about the program can be found here: