Karen Froslid Jones is currently Assistant Provost of Institutional Research and Assessment (OIRA) at American University. She oversees the institution’s institutional assessment program, including coordinating assessment of student learning. As part of her responsibilities, she oversees AU’s accreditation. She has been co-chair of the university’s Middle States self-study committee and has served as an assessment evaluator on a number of Middle States visiting teams. To learn more about the scope of AU’s assessment activities and the activities of OIRA please visit the office website.