Institutional Effectiveness

Overview and Purpose


The Office of Institutional Effectiveness (OIE) guides the implementation and documentation of the institutional effectiveness process. The main purpose of the office is to serve AUM's senior academic and administrative officers by providing an effective analytical framework for planning and improvement. To learn more about current activities, please see our most recent newsletter.

The Office of Institutional Effectiveness is comprised of four primary branches, with one staff member assigned to oversee the activities within each branch:

Assessment

Assessment

Oversees and collects data related to student achievement, student engagement, and student and partner satisfaction. Information provided on the Assessment link includes reports related to National Survey of Student Engagement, Noel Levitz Survey and report, Collegiate Assessment of Academic Proficiency, and the University’s Annual Assessment System

The AUM Assessment Committee has been selected.

Evaluation

Evaluation

Provides data, often collected through Institutional Research, and submits information to external agencies. In addition, this branch manages teaching effectiveness, or Instructional Assessment System (IAS). Reports completed through this branch include the following: School-specific US News reports, College Board Survey, America’s Best Colleges, and Princeton Review.

Research

Institutional Research

Oversees the collection, analysis, and reporting of university-wide data. Reports completed and maintained by this branch include the following: IPEDS, ACHE, EBO Smart Planning, CUPA, Knight Settlement Report, Delaware Study, Common Data Set, and others. Records regarding student enrollment (by ethnicity, level, etc.), credit hour production, and degrees awarded are also provided by this branch of OIE.

If you need additional data not found on the OIE website, please complete the
Faculty and Staff Data Request Form.