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Office of Institutional Effectiveness & Research

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.


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