Office of Institutional Effectiveness

Mission Statement of the Office of Institutional Effectiveness

The mission of the Office of Institutional Effectiveness is to establish and support an integrated system of institutional planning and evaluation that promotes continued improvement in quality and effective achievement of the mission and goals of the 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.


  1. To facilitate the development of comprehensive strategic and operational plans
  2. To support all regional and specialized accreditation efforts
  3. To coordinate a comprehensive program of Institutional Assessment
  4. To collect, analyze, and communicate information about the University and its constituents
  5. To supervise the development and implementation of the University’s Quality Enhancement Plan
  6. To support the increased effectiveness of institutional programs and services.

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Institutional Effectiveness Staff


William E. HopperAssociate Vice President
William E. Hopper, PhD
(305) 626-3701

Director of Institutional ResearchDr. Carlos Canas

Dr. Carlos Canas
(305) 626-3698

Director of Assessment

Dr. Richard Yaklich
Richard Yaklich, PhD
(305) 430-1167

Director of QEP

Dr. Idriss Abdoulaye
Idriss Abdoulaye, PhD
(305) 623-1405

Administrative Assistant

Ms. Regina McPhee
(305) 623-4248

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