研究部, 赞助项目, and Institutional Effectiveness (RSPIE) is the new functional division that is aimed to strategically position 南方大学 在什里夫波特 Louisiana (SUSLA) for greatness!
In light of the increasing societal pressures that require colleges and universities to become more responsive to national economic needs and new governmental demands for increased performance, the division is designed to assist SUSLA in meeting those demands.
RSPIE is posturing itself to be the “changing face” and vanguard for improvement that will lead SUSLA in establishing a culture of evidence and accountability through its focus on data governance, 评估和持续改进, quality assurance and the procurement of external funding sources to support our 任务. 作为改进的关键, 三个部门-机构规划研究, 结果评估 & 质量管理, and 赞助项目 have strategically partnered to position SUSLA to rise from good to great. Divisional Information and updates are provided quarterly through the division’s newsletter, E-Spirit.
我们的目的是支持这个角色, scope, 任务 and core values of our great enterprise by leading the institution in evidence-based and data-driven decision and policy making that will assist in enhancing the quality of programs 和服务s, 最终增加学生的机会和成功. The division has adopted the following to accomplish this great and global task:
这是研究部的基本使命, 赞助项目 and Institutional Effectiveness (RSPIE) is to strategically establish a culture of 评估 and accountability by providing leadership in academic and administrative planning, 评估, 研究, 合规, 并提供采购支持. RSPIE承担了设计的责任, developing and implementing 研究 projects aimed at improving institutional effectiveness and strategic policy and 决策, transforming data into useful information accessible to university administrators, 教师, 学生们也支持这个角色, scope, 任务, 以及路易斯安那州什里夫波特南方大学的核心价值观.
这是研究部的愿景, 赞助项目 and Institutional Effectiveness (RSPIE) to be the “changing face” of 南方大学 在什里夫波特 Louisiana, leading and maintaining the institution as the premier community college of excellence, 完整性, 问责和服务.
团队精神——鼓舞人心的热情, devotion and strong regard for the honor of RSPIE and SUSLA with a common spirit of excellence.”
Truth ~ Loyalty ~ Sharing of information ~ Elevation of the Mind
The primary objective of the division is to provide pertinent information that can be used by the university, 延伸到当地社区, region, 和国家. 具体职责包括:
- Design, develop, and implement statistical 研究 methodologies in the collection, 分析, interpretation and dissemination of institutional data to support strategic planning, 评估, 决策, 以及该机构的政策制定;
- Work cooperatively with 教师 (instructional units) with the implementation and application of 评估 projects pertaining to the student learning outcomes and objectives of academic programs and courses for program development and improvement;
- Work cooperatively with administrative and non-instructional units with the implementation and application of 评估 projects pertaining to operational goals and objectives;
- Conduct 研究 in support of strategic planning by utilizing qualitative and quantitative 研究 methodologies, using the results to improve the quality of education 和服务s at the institution;
- Serve as a resource center of support to university departments for individual 研究, 评估, 并资助采购工作;
- House a central repository of university information that is easily accessible to interested parties on and off campus;
- 领导确保问责制要求(1).e. 认可，拨款前和拨款后的奖励);
- Actively participate in the program review, accreditation, and strategic planning processes;
- Explore new opportunities for 研究 that will contribute to institutional improvement and evaluation;
- Provide the leadership in assuring that the institution meet state and federal reporting requirements, 作为该机构的信息交换中心;
- Assist in the generation of data needed for grant applications; and
- Serve as the Center of Excellence by education the campus community on the value and use of 研究, 评估及规划.