About Us

NC A&T provides a dynamic learning experience to all students that is responsive to current critical needs in higher education and in the disciplines. Located in Academic Affairs, the Office of Strategic Planning and Institutional Effectiveness (OSPIE) supports all institutional units in planning, assessment, research, and analytics in order to accomplish the goal of institutional effectiveness.

Mission

The Office of Strategic Planning and Institutional Effectiveness (OSPIE) fosters student success and the University’s effectiveness by facilitating evidence-based decision-making. OSPIE serves as the primary source of official data reported from all major administrative systems across the University, conducts objective research and analysis for decision makers, prepares reports that improve understanding of institutional and program performance, builds data collections, facilitates access to institutional data, and advocates for data quality and integrity. OSPIE supports student learning assessment, the development and evaluation of academic programs and administrative functions, and institutional and program accreditation.

OSPIE Teams

Assessment and Analytics

Accreditation and Institutional Effectiveness

Institutional Research

Planning

Student Learning and Academic Program Assessment

Academic Department and College Assessment

Nonacademic Unit Assessment

Assessment Data Collection & Research

Quality Enhancement Plan (QEP)

Assessment of General Education

Assessment of Distance Learning

Technical Support - Taskstream, Digital Measures, Evalkit, Qualtrix

Survey Research

Technical Support (Freshdesk)

Planning

Institutional Accreditation (SACSCOC)

P2020 and Strategic Priorities Tracking

Program Review

New Programs and Certificates (any delivery mode)

New Delivery Mode for existing Degree Programs

Specialized Accreditation (ABET, CAEP...)

Data Quality and Integrity

Campus Climate Research

Performance Assessment

Website

Unit Representation

Survey Research

Planning

Data Collections and Dashboards

Data Analysis and Research

External and Internal Reporting

Data Warehouse and Management

Data Visualization

Technical Support (Data Marts, Banner-IR, SAS EG, Tableau)

Benchmarking

Enrollment Projections

Revenue Projections

Performance - Athletes

Academic Program Inventory

Survey Research

Contact:

Vonda Patterson
Administrative Support Specialist
336.285.3045
vlpatte1@ncat.edu

Contact:

Mujahid Ashqer
Graduate Student Intern
336.285.2497
miashqer@aggies.ncat.edu

Contact:

Barbara Johnson
Administrative Support Specialist
336.285.3042
bjohnso1@ncat.edu
For a printable organizational chart, click here.