Department of Institutional Effectiveness and Research (IER)

transforming data into Knowledge

Our Vision

To empower the university community to use data and analytics to make evidence-based decisions through the continuous exercise of institutional assessment endeavors. We plan to do this by

  • Establishing a culture of data use and curiosity
  • Supporting a culture of continuous improvement
  • Supporting students, faculty and staff as they “Educate, Discover and Achieve” through the use of data and analytics

Our Mission

To improve the quality of university services and academic programs by providing support to administrative and academic departments in a broad range of activities, including

  • Planning and evaluation
  • Accreditation
  • Institutional research
  • Survey design and analysis
  • Professional development opportunities
  • Submission of institutional data to
    • The Texas A&M University System,
    • the state of Texas (Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board), and
    • federal agencies
  • Other special projects

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Department of Institutional Effectiveness and Research (IER) :: Explore Our Programs

Explore Our Offices

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What We can help you with!

  • Provide institutional data.
  • Assist in efforts to assess student learning and support services.
  • Guide the accreditation processes for colleges, programs and the university.
  • Administer and analyze surveys for future action.
  • Complete mandatory reporting to the A&M University System Office, the state and federal levels.
  • Assist faculty and administrators with the curricular change and program approvals process.

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Department of IER:: Events

IER Events

Institutional Effectiveness and Research Events

Completing Your Annual IE Report (2021-2022 Cycle)

This training will provide a walk-through of the steps to enter information required for your annual IE report, including 21-22 results data and any updates of assessment plan information. Please click on the blue Register button below to register for your training.

  • May 5: 2-3 p.m. Virtual (Zoom link will be sent to registrants)
  • May 11: 10-11 a.m. Virtual (Zoom link will be sent to registrants)
  • May 17: 2-3 p.m. In-person (BA 246, Second Floor Finance Lab)

Utilizing Nuventive for Annual Assessment Reporting

This training will cover basic navigation features of the platform for new users. The training also serves as a refresher course of the basics for current users. **Completion of this training is required via either live offering or the TrainTraq course for all new users to gain full user access to the system. Please click on the blue Register button below to register for your training.

  • May 10: 2-3 p.m. Virtual (Zoom link will be sent to registrants)

More training opportunities to come in August but take advantage of these offerings in May!

IE Series Presentations

Quality Day Presentations

QUALITY DAY 2020PLANNING FOR THE FUTURE, RESPONDING TO THE PRESENT

QUALITY DAY 2019ALIGN WITH PRIDE

QUALITY DAY 2018PEERS OF THE PRIDE RESOURCES

QUALITY DAY 2017PLANNING FOR THE PRIDE RESOURCES

  • Quality Day 2017 Agenda and Highlights
  • Quality Day 2017 Evaluations
  • Dr. Ray Green and Dr. Dan Su: Why Aren’t They Coming Back Presentation (Presentation unavailable)
  • Dr. Madeline Justice and Jeremy Gamez: Quality Assurance Presentation (Presentation unavailable)
  • Dr. Madeline Justice and Jeremy Gamez: Quality Matters Handout (Presentation unavailable)
  • Dr. Tabetha Adkins, Danielle Davis, Kristen Neeley: Program and Curriculum Mapping Presentation (Presentation unavailable)
  • Dr. Tabetha Adkins, Danielle Davis, Kristen Neeley: Curriculum Mapping Handout (Presentation unavailable)
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News Spotlights

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Department of Institutional Effectiveness and Research (IER) :: Meet our Faculty and Staff

Meet our Staff

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Department of Institutional Effectiveness and Research (IER) :: Contact

Contact Us

  • Journalism Building, 3rd Floor, Suite 350
  • P.O. Box 3011
  • Commerce, TX 75429-3011
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