The mission of Central Washington University is to prepare students for enlightened, responsible, and productive lives; to produce research, scholarship, and creative expression in the public interest; and to serve as a resource to the region and the state through effective stewardship of university resources.

Find your role below:

Faculty Senate




Learn more about the evaluation process:

In March 2018, the NWCCU provided rubrics for all five Standards of Accreditation. By exploring these rubrics, you can learn more about what the Evaluation Committee will be looking for in CWU’s self-study report and during the 22-24 October site visit:

  • All Five Standards
  • Standard One: Mission and Core Themes
  • Standard Two: Resources and Capacity
  • Standard Three: Planning and Implementation
  • Standard Four: Effectiveness and Improvement
  • Standard Five: Mission Fulfillment, Adaptation, and Sustainability
  • NWCCU-Provided rubric focused on outcomes assessment planning and progress