Planning Resources

Since the 1980s, Penn State has engaged in long-term strategic planning to make careful, informed choices and to allocate resources appropriately. Learn more about how the strategic planning process works at Penn State.

Penn State’s Office of Planning and Assessment provides leadership and support for four essential University functions: institutional research, learning outcomes assessment, accreditation, and strategic planning. Its mission is to support faculty, staff, administrators, and students by providing analysis of University data, supporting the assessment of learning, coordinating strategic planning, and ensuring compliance with accreditation standards.

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