Office of Strategic Initiatives
The Office will serve as an analytical and advisory tool to all units and programs. The Office will facilitate the integration of external and internal research, assessment, continuous study, analysis, and evaluation of institutional policies, procedures, and programs to promote institutional effectiveness in data-driven (qualitative and quantitative) decision making, planning, policy formation, processes, and administrative and academic units throughout the College. Role of IE is to be is to be detailed and encompassing in scope in supporting the ongoing planning, budgeting and assessment cycle. As the Miles College education involves students in rigorous study of the liberal arts as preparation for work and life-long learning, in the acquisition of verbal, technological and cultural literacy, and in critical community participation, the role of ROAIE plays a critical part in providing university-wide support for assessment of student learning, planning, and continuous improvement activities at the course, program, and institutional levels, and developing and sustaining across the College community a culture of assessment.