Vision Statement

The vision of AAACL is to be the premiere Arkansas regional association supporting higher education assessment, continuous improvement, strategic planning, and accreditation. 

Mission Statement

AAACL is a professional associate for assessment practitioners at colleges, university, and higher education support organizations within the state of Arkansas.  It provides networking, professional development, collaboration, and resources to those who serve in higher education's continuous improvement efforts across the state.

Core Values

Connections and Collaboration

AAACL believes in bringing Arkansas' assessment practitioners and their teams together to foster a culture of continuous improvement and assessment.  

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

AAACL embraces all members of all Arkansas institutions and the ideas they share in the conversation of assessment and continuous improvement.

Ethical Leadership

AAACL leads by example.  We hold our leadership to the highest standards of ethics, shared governance, and fiscal responsibility.

People Focused

AAACL is focused on the people who support and work in assessment and continuous improvement in higher education.  We support professional development needs, provide resources to those in need, and facilitate efforts by member institutions and policy-making bodies to improve assessment strategies.

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AAACL is a 501(c)(3)

non-profit organization.


Dr. Christine Austin, President

Arkansas Tech University


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