The Office of Institutional Effectiveness (IE) serves the university by contextualizing institutional decision-making through:
  • facilitating the development and monitoring the progress of the institution's strategic planning efforts;
  • transforming data into information for institutional decision-makers;
  • serving as the chief information clearinghouse for the university;
  • shepherding the assessment of educational programs and administrative services;
  • overseeing compliance with SACSCOC accreditation standards;
  • assisting departments and cross-functional groups with designing, implementing, and assessing continuous improvement initiatives; and
  • managing other institutional enhancement, planning, and deliberative processes.

Please select a link for more details:

Pro Futuris -- Baylor's strategic vision

SACSCOC Reaffirmation of Accreditation -- Information about the decennial reaffirmation process

Assessment -- Information about academic and administrative assessment

Student Achievement -- Information about Baylor students' achievement

Substantive Change -- Link to Baylor's policy on substantive change

Institutional Research & Testing -- Link to the website of the Office of Institutional Research & Testing. Contains statistical reports about university operations (academic & administrative)