Institutional Effectiveness, Research, and Planning

The Office of Institutional Effectiveness, Research, and Planning also has access to and is responsible for reporting from University databases (i.e., Student Information System; Personnel Information; Financial Aid, etc.), and the Office supports several other recurring projects: IPEDS coordination, Middle States annual data summaries, retention and graduation rate studies, alumni surveys, enrollment projections, and many benchmark studies.

Responsibilities include:

  • Facilitating systemic, sustained and organized processes for collecting, analyzing and acting on assessment outcomes,
  • Facilitating the collection of data (from both internal and external sources) and the analysis, distribution and presentation of this information for informed and strategic planning, decision making and policy formation.
  • Ensuring the accuracy of vital University statistics.
  • Assisting academic and administrative departments in the development, analysis and interpretation of assessment strategies to meet the goals of defined learning outcomes
  • Coordinating all assessment activity at the University through the centralized support of an assessment and compliance management system
  • Supporting faculty and staff in conducting effective Program/Unit Reviews
  • Providing professional development and training opportunities for conducting effective and meaningful

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