Office of Institutional Effectiveness

Abilene Christian University has a longstanding commitment to broad-based, continuous quality assessment.  The primary responsibility of the Office of Institutional Effectiveness (OIE) is to provide centralized management and interpretation of institutionally related data; advance institutional strategic purposes; and, coordinate outcomes assessment for the university.  This responsibility is carried out by:

  • Coordinating institutional research and reporting to external agencies.
  • Providing the institution with data relevant to academics.
  • Coordinating the Visiting Committee Program.
  • Directing the Academic Program Review.
  • Conducting the annual outcomes assessments for the university.


The Office of Institutional Effectiveness provides the following services:

  • Institutional Research [internal and external reporting]
  • Support services for department/unit data collection, analysis, and reporting
  • Annual Assessment Plan
  • Five-Year Academic Program Review
  • Visiting Committee Program
  • National Surveys [HERI:CIRP, HERI:CSS, NSSE]