Institutional Effectiveness

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Institutional Effectiveness


The mission of the Office for Institutional Effectiveness is to support student success and serve the university mission by increasing organizational capacity for continuous improvement. The Office provides direction and support for integration of planning, assessment, accreditation in the service of institutional effectiveness.

The Office accomplishes its mission by:

  • Providing actionable data and information to internal and external stakeholders
  • Supporting the use of assessment to improve student learning and institutional outcomes
  • Educating the campus community about data and institutional effectiveness
  • Facilitating compliance with MSCHE requirements, programmatic accreditation needs, and federal/state mandates
  • Facilitating campus improvement in policy development and renewal

Office for Institutional Effectiveness Staff

Associate Vice President
Rachel Fester

Research Analysts
Candace Amorino
Yvonne Cheng

Project Coordinator/Policy Coordinator
Marva Wade

Contact Us

Main Office:
108 Hepburn Hall

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