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Office of Institutional Effectiveness

Mission Statement of the Office of Institutional Effectiveness

The mission of the Office of Institutional Effectiveness is to provide leadership and assistance in developing and overseeing the institutional processes for planning, assessment, evaluation, and using feedback for continuous improvement to fulfill the mission and goals of Florida Memorial University.

The Office of Institutional Effectiveness consists of the Associate Vice President for Institutional Effectiveness, the Director of Institutional Research, the Director of Assessment and the Director of QEP.

About Institutional Effectiveness

The Office of Institutional Effectiveness is found within the Division of Academic Affairs. The primary functions of this office include accreditation, strategic planning, assessment, accountability and compliance reporting directly to the Office of the Provost and Vice-President for Academic Affairs, Institutional Effectiveness is the University’s central point of contact for data and information requests. Additionally, Institutional Effectiveness conducts workshops, surveys and studies related to student learning and Florida Memorial University.

Institutional Effectiveness Goals:

  • To implement a plan for Institutional Effectiveness
  • To conduct institutional research and prepare mandated reports
  • To coordinate and facilitate assessment in general education and to conduct annual Academic and Administrative Assessments.
  • Consult with campus groups to address assessment questions. To promote the scholarly practice of assessment by sponsoring assessment activities and to provide training for faculty/administration/staff in assessment procedures.
  • To respond to SACSCOC accreditation requirements and all other national, regional and state accrediting bodies.
  • Review assessment plans as part of the regular University review process.