can continue to accomplish its purpose and strengthen its educational
This section of the self-study addresses ways in which
the University of Northern Iowa can continue to accomplish its purposes
and strengthen its educational effectiveness. First, a summary is provided
of the current resource base ▄ financial, physical, and human ▄ that
positions the institution for the future. A description is provided
of the decision-making processes with tested capability of responding
effectively to anticipated challenges to the institution. We describe
here UNI═s structured and continuous assessment processes, which provide
meaningful and useful information for a variety of institutional constituencies.
This section presents the plans ▄ as well as ongoing, effective planning
processes ▄ necessary to the institution═s continuance. Finally, this
section identifies resources that support plans for strengthening both
the University and its programs.