Institutional Effectiveness

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The mission of the Office for Institutional Effectiveness is to support student and university success by increasing organizational capacity for collection and analysis of data and use of information for decision making and continuous improvement.  The Office provides leadership and direction for integrated planning, assessment, accreditation, and institutional research.

The Office supports ongoing and integrated planning through:

  • Providing actionable data and information to internal and external stakeholders
  • Educating the campus community about data and institutional effectiveness
  • Encouraging the use of assessment to improve student learning and institutional outcomes
  • Facilitating compliance with MSCHE and disciplinary accreditation requirements & state and federal mandates
  • Facilitating campus improvement in data integrity

Office of Institutional Effectiveness Staff

Associate Vice President:
Sue Gerber

Research Analysts:
Candace Amorino
Yvonne Cheng
Julian Garcia

Student Learning
Outcomes Assessment:

Cheryl Swider

College of Education

Elizabeth Hickey

Contact Us

Main Office:
108 Hepburn Hall

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