About Us


Academic Innovation and Institutional Effectiveness (AI&IE) strives to expand higher education access and degree attainment for the adult learner community and to support the delivery the highest quality undergraduate and graduate programs possible.


Academic Innovation and Institutional Effectiveness focuses on connecting with Californians with some college experience but no degree and to reconnect with students who left SJSU and have been unable to finish their degree. We are committed to supporting academic programs develop effective evidence-based processes used to measure and improve student learning. AI&IE supports the development of innovative academic programs and assessment efforts to ensure we offer the highest quality programs to maintain our institutional and programmatic accreditation statuses. We play a critical role in evaluating the alignment of programs with the university mission and the needs of society.