Office of Institutional Effectiveness

Mercer University

The Office of Institutional Effectiveness (OIE) is a component of the Office of the Provost and includes the functions of assessment, institutional research, and planning. The office provides quality information and services to support planning, decision-making, accreditation, and assessment at all organizational levels. The office also satisfies reporting requirements of outside agencies and organizations.


Lists the accrediting agencies that accredit Mercer's academic units and co-curricular programs.


Provides information about assessment data, student survey results, principles of good practice, resources, student information, terminology, and useful Web sites.

Institutional Research

Includes quick facts, common data sets, degrees awarded, enrollment data, freshman profile, headcount and student credit hours, MARS, and retention and graduation rates.


Contains information about strategic planning, needs analysis for new academic programs, the President's Report, and the University Planning Council.

Program Review

Includes the review cycle and any forms needed for the review process.

Faculty Rosters

Lists the faculty, their credentials, and the courses that they teach each semester. Rosters available beginning with Fall 2004.

About OIE

Provides the mission and goals, a list of staff members and their contact information, and the OIE calendar.