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Wednesday, April 29, 2020


Posted: Wednesday, April 29, 2020

Buffalo State Annual Reports: 2020 Deadlines and Expectations

Individual Faculty Members, Librarians, and Professional Staff Members

Deadline: Tuesday, June 30

All individual annual reports must be completed via electronic form. Individual links were e-mailed in December 2019. If you cannot find your link, please contact Tiffany Fuzak, research assistant in Institutional Effectiveness. You can save and return to the form at any time, from any device. Once you submit your online form, you will be given the option to print the completed form as a PDF. A confirmation summary of all your responses will also be e-mailed to you.


  • Complete annual reports online by the deadline.

*Adjunct instructors who are unsure whether they must complete this form should contact their chairs.


Academic Departments, Functional Units, and Co-curricular Areas

Deadline: Friday, July 17

All academic departments, functional units, and co-curricular areas will submit annual reports via Taskstream. The Institutional Effectiveness Office will offer Taskstream Annual Report Workshops through the month of June. Registration is required via the Workshop Registration System.


  • Receive individual annual reports (loaded and stored in Taskstream).
  • Collect and report assessment data and findings.
  • Compile and report progress on annual objectives.
  • Map progress that clearly furthers one or more goals of a strategic plan (college and school).
  • Submit the following sections of the annual report for review: Assessment Results, Action Plans, Progress toward Annual Objectives, Other Accomplishments.


Associate Vice Presidents and Deans

Deadline: Friday, August 14


  • Review each area that is submitted for your review.
  • Select “Meets Requirement” or “Does Not Meet Requirement” and release the review so the author can view your response. The review screen provides a “Comments” box where feedback can be provided. Reviewers also have the option to “Send Back for Revision” if more work is required.


Microsoft Word versions of the annual report forms, provided for reference only, can be found on the Institutional Effectiveness website under Resources. Please call the Institutional Effectiveness Office at 878-3838 or e-mail Luke Krieg, interim associate vice president, with questions.