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Washington State Accountability Indicators

The State of Washington requires all public, four-year institutions of higher education to compile annual updates on seven accountability indicators as compared to a baseline, five-year average. Each institution also reports on additional, mission-specific indicators.

WSU’s most recent report

Washington State Quality Award Application and Feedback Report

As required by RCW, each state agency in Washington shall apply to the Washington State Quality Award for an independent assessment of its quality management, accountability, and performance systems. WSU elected to submit a Lite Assessment Application in October 2008, discussing organizational characteristics and challenges, leadership and strategic planning, customer, market, and workforce focus, information and process management, and performance results. In December 2008, WSU received a feedback report assessing WSU’s strengths and opportunities for improvement.

Data Emulating the Voluntary System of Accountability

The Association of Public and Land-grant Universities and the American Association of State Colleges and Universities have developed the College Portrait as a means of providing comparable information to students and parents regarding public universities. This is WSU’s Portrait of Accountability.

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