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Institutional Effectiveness and Analytics (IEA)

  • Provides centralized data reporting and analytics for the UM System and its Universities. 
  • Conducts research and assessment for leaders throughout the University of Missouri System. 
  • Creates and maintains the data governance strategy for the University of Missouri System. 

UM/MU's Office of Institutional Research and Analytics

  • Supports the data needs for strategic and tactical UM/MU initiatives.  
  • Champion key IEA data governance efforts and coordinate appropriate MU/UM data requests. 
  • Oversees IR-related compliance and responses to external surveys (e.g., IPEDS, US News). 
  • Understands the internal and external higher education environment in order to provide guidance to leaders.  

Student Data Management and Analytics

  • Coordinate documentation of student data using UM data governance standards. 
  • Leadership in data architecture and technical specifications projects (e.g., grad/retention rate). 
  • Develop and coordinate maintenance of data deliverables, partnering with Planning and Process Improvement. 

Institutional Data Management and Analytics

  • Explore institutional data and identify gaps, map out data flows and prepare data marts for reporting analysts to explore and provide input. 
  • Document technical specification, create operational reports, and develop data architecture including data modeling. 

Faculty Analytics

  • Responsible for all faculty-related data which includes:  

    • myVITA 
    • Academic Analytics 
    • Teaching effectiveness data 
    • Grants and contracts related data (e.g., awards, proposals, expenditures, compliance) 

Planning and Process Improvement

  • Managing the total portfolio of projects with IEA. 
  • Develops and documents processes and policies within IEA. 
  • Leads process (re)design projects that enhance and improve the work of IEA. 
  • Provides planning guidance on strategic initiatives.  

Organization Chart

Institutional Effectiveness and Analytics - Organization Chart

IR/IE Offices

Reviewed 2022-05-06