The mission of the Office of Institutional Effectiveness (IE) is to support the continuous improvement and continued excellence of Midwestern State University through coordinating the institution's ongoing self-evaluation and strategic planning efforts and ensuring the strength and accuracy of institutional data, analysis, and reporting. The Office of Institutional Effectiveness is instrumental in assisting the university in navigating the shifting landscape of higher education, engaging in data-rich storytelling that connects the dots between idea and impact for stakeholders, and representing itself authentically across regional, state, and national levels.

Responsibilities of the IE office include:

  • Maintaining a repository of historical data, which includes the collection, storage, and management of institutional data
  • Responding to data requests that support internal and external reporting needs
  • Reorganizing and transforming data into actionable information
  • Coordinating the annual assessment cycle across the institution (in partnership with the University Assessment Committee)
  • Coordinating the assessment of general education outcomes and core objectives (in partnership with the Core Curriculum Committee)
  • Preparing official reports to ensure compliance with regional, state, and national reporting standards and requirements.

The Office of Institutional Effectiveness is committed to upholding the values of MSU Texas by supporting institutional efforts, and seeking ourselves, to:

  • Champion continuous institutional progress (Visionary)
  • Learn and grow from successes and failures (Integrity)
  • Celebrate the accomplishments and contributions of every person in every role (People-centered)
  • Collaborate to develop programs that benefit our communities (Connections)
  • Welcome honest communication and constructive feedback (Community)
  • Recognize, acknowledge, and dismantle barriers to equity, inclusion, and success (Community)