Institutional Effectiveness

About the Office of Institutional Effectiveness & Research

The Office of Institutional Effectiveness & Research facilitates the integration of institutional research, strategic planning and assessment to provide the administration with data that enhances the university’s ability to achieve its intended outcomes and purpose.

The primary goals of Institutional Effectiveness are:

Collect, analyze and disseminate institutional data for effective decision making

Coordinate the institutional strategic planning process

Coordinate the university-wide assessment process for continuous improvement of academic programs and administrative units.


Institutional Research


Ms. Valerie T. Goodwin
Executive Director, Institutional Effectiveness & Research
SACSCOC Institutional Accreditation Liaison

Mrs. Cammie S. Berry
Director of Institutional Research

Ms. Cynthia Geter
Administrative Coordinator

Contact Institutional Effectiveness

Institutional Effectiveness
South Carolina State University
P.O. Box 7507
300 College Street, NE
Orangeburg, South Carolina 29117-0001
Telephone: (803) 516-4586
Fax: (803) 516-4723