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Office of Institutional Effectiveness

The mission of the Office of Institutional Effectiveness at SUNY Potsdam is to ensure student success and promote strategic planning and continuous data-driven improvement of academic and non-academic programs and services by facilitating data collection, analysis and reporting of institutional research.

The Office of Institutional Effectiveness will achieve its mission by accomplishing the following goals:

  1. Serve as the University’s primary data source for accountability reports to Federal and State governments, and various educational and commercial agencies. Ensure the integrity of data reported.
  2. Provide accurate and timely research and analysis of institutional data to the campus community for the purpose of guiding institutional decisions and support student success.
  3. Coordinate and provide guidance to departments regarding the administrative assessment process.
  4. Coordinate and provide guidance with the University’s use of surveys and survey software.

If you cannot find the Institutional data that you require on our website, you can submit a request for data or assistance from our department by simply contacting the Office of Institutional Effectiveness using the following e-mail address: Please supply detailed information about the kind of data or assistance that you are seeking along with contact information. A request ticket will be generated and we will attempt to assist you as quickly as possible.

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