What Do We Do?

The Office of Institutional Effectiveness aims to provide leadership in improving and maintaining the accuracy and consistency of institutional data for internal and external reporting. The responsibilities of the Office of Institutional Effectiveness include:

Internal Reporting

• Fact Book
• Statistical Packets at the program and department level
• Enrollment Flow Models
• Semester Enrollment Reports

• Faculty Load Reports
• Faculty Line Analysis
• Graduate and Undergraduate Admission Reports
• Retention and Graduation Reports

External Reporting

• IPEDS Surveys
• Student Unit Record Enrollment (SURE) databases
• Graduation rates submission to the Commission on Higher Education
• Middle States Annual Institutional Update (AIU) Report
• Institutional Accountability Report for Commission on Higher Education
• U.S. News and World Report
• Common Data Set
• National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) reporting
• Oversee special databases

Surveys and other Studies

• The New Student Questionnaire
• Subsequent Enrollment of Accepted Students Study
• Non-Returning Student Study
• Consortium for Student Retention Data Exchange (CSRDE)
• National Survey of Student Engagement (NSSE)
• Faculty Survey of Student Engagement (FSSE) 

Other University Support

• Support planning at the university, college and department level
• Coordinate program review for academic departments
• Provide support for accreditation studies at the university, college and program level
• Respond to ad hoc requests for information and analysis by administrative and academic departments
• Provide assistance on outcomes assessment and institutional effectiveness efforts, Campus-wide including:
     • Assistance in creating web-based survey forms
     • Assistance in analyzing and interpreting results
     • Review of survey instruments
• Provide leadership on outcome assessment efforts by working with academic and non-academic units to undertake student learning outcome assessment, program 
learning outcome and administrative unit outcome assessment
• Update annual assessment plan reports
• Provide training and guidance to faculty/staff on outcome assessment-related matters

Updated: 2019