Paper ID IJMS0519-012 READINESS OF SDSSU FOR INSTITUTIONAL SUSTAINABILITY ASSESSMENT
The study conducted to find out the readiness of SDSSU for Institutional Sustainability Assessment. This
study employed quantitative-descriptive designs. The level of readiness was investigated through ISA Framework
within the five key results areas. The study shown that SDSSU is capable of preparing to be ready for Institutional
Sustainability Assessment, they have necessary enrolment, qualifications, curricular program offerings, budget and
physical plant facilities to enhance the challenges encountered in operationalizing Institutional Sustainability
Assessment. The readiness of SDSSU for Institutional Sustainability Assessment in governance and management,
quality of teaching and learning, support to students and relations to community are strength to overcome
weaknesses in quality of professional exposure, research, & creative work particularly in creative work/or
innovation. The University has to encourage faculty and students to participate in creative work/or innovation.
However, challenges are a hindrance to meet the Higher Education Institutions standards in education. In order to
enhance the level of readiness of the institution to Institutional Sustainability Assessment SDSSU may consider the
challenges in Governance and management, quality of teaching and learning, quality of professional exposure,
research, and creative work, support to students and relations with the community in order to meet the Higher
Education Institutions standards in education.