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Texas State University

Institutional Effectiveness

Dedicated to the advancement of university excellence

As the name suggests, Institutional Effectiveness addresses issues related to university strategic planning and policy development as well as university and academic assessment and accountability. The staff of Institutional Effectiveness has an essential role in supporting these efforts.

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University Planning

Strategic planning involves the articulation of a mission, values, goals, and initiatives that guide actions toward achieving continued success.
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Policies and Procedures

Policies and procedures communicate university culture and establish responsibilities, rights, and regulations for shaping day-to-day operations.
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Outcomes Assessment

Texas State University is committed to the continuous improvement of units, programs, and actions through the identification and assessment of outcomes.
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Academic Program Review

Academic Program Reviews are primarily intended to strengthen the quality of academic programs
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Program Accreditations

Many academic units hold accreditation or certification from specialized or professional agencies.
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SACSCOC Accreditation

SACSCOC accreditation serves to ensure quality of higher education and is institutional in nature.
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Institutional Research

Institutional Research (IR) provides members of the University administration, as well as State and Federal officials, campus information and data.

Mission Statement

Institutional Effectiveness fosters continuous improvement at Texas State University by providing leadership, guidance and support for planning, policies development, assessment, analysis, and reporting processes that contribute to the achievement of university goals. The office does this through facilitating academic and administrative unit efforts as well as coordinating university-wide initiatives that support faculty, staff, and administrators in ensuring student success and university excellence. Institutional Effectiveness also supports the reporting and data analysis needs of the Texas State University System office.


The Institutional Effectiveness Team