"The evaluation of learning outcomes is the central and premier component of our assessment of institutional effectiveness."
--Gettysburg College Assessment Plan for Learning Outcomes (2003)
Gettysburg College strives to adhere to the Nine Principles of Good Practice for Assessing Student Learning.
Assessment is accomplished through on-going collaboration across the College community (Organization for Assessment). Specifically, Committee on Learning Assessment (COLA) and Co-Curricular Learning Assessment Group (CLAG) oversee the assessment of student learning at the College.
Assessment of student learning is one of the major functions of the Office of Institutional Analysis. Specifically, the Office: