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.


The Office of Strategic Planning and Institutional Effectiveness (OSPIE) at North Carolina A&T State University is the primary source of official data for the University. Its mission is to foster University effectiveness, including student success, by providing data and analysis for evidence-based decision-making and strategic planning. OSPIE supports student learning assessment, the development and evaluation of academic programs, and institutional accreditation.


Assessment & Evaluation


Assessment and improvement of degree programs, general education, and distance education

Internal survey research

Specialized accreditation and program review

Quality Enhancement Plan (QEP)

Technical Support - Taskstream, Evalkit, Qualtrics

Institutional Effectiveness


Accreditation support (SACSCOC)

Strategic plan implementation

Administrative assessment plans and reports

OSPIE Budget planning and support

Technical support - Freshdesk

OSPIE Public Relations



Projections and predictive analytics

Strategic plan metrics support and tracking

Technical Support (Banner-IR, SAS EG, Tableau, Digital Measures)

Source data quality and accuracy

Data sharing and analysis (website, dashboards and data visualization, collaborative sessions, reporting)

New programs support

Survey Research