The Division of Institutional Effectiveness (IE) provides support and leadership through planning, assessment, data analysis & reporting, performance monitoring & improvement, and project management.
The practical and collaborative services drive overall organizational improvements in quality, responsiveness, and efficiency for internal and external stakeholders by facilitating:
Develops and maintains processes and support materials to assist with ongoing compliance with regional accreditation standards. Also assists colleges with specialized accreditation.
Develops analytics and decision support solutions for executive leadership, colleges, and administrative units at Augusta University to support planning and decision making.
Provides assistance to academic programs by supporting the Student Learning Outcome reporting and assessment process to ensure a culture of continuous improvement.
Collaborates with responsible units on the management and maintenance of the university’s information in accordance with policies, state and federal reporting guidelines, and national standards of best practice.
Serves as the clearinghouse for institutional reporting, both mandatory and non-mandatory, for Augusta University and disseminates facts and figures to the university community.
Assists AU leaders with planning efforts to ensure that each unit has well-articulated outcomes that are linked to the university's strategic organizational goals and key performance indicators.
Develops processes and tools to support the identification of new programs. Supports academic units in the development and submission of a program proposal as well as facilitation of the approval process.
Manages the program review process by supporting academic programs under review and facilitating the identification of actions and decisions resulting from program reviews.
Applies best practice project management tools and processes to plan, execute, manage, and close a project. Also trains and mentors unit/division staff to enable them to use project management best practices and tools.
Responsible for the coordination of efforts to survey the institutional community, to prioritize survey needs, and to increase the potential for statistically valid response rates.