Office of Institutional Effectiveness

Mission

The Office of Institutional Effectiveness (OIE) provides data and analysis to fulfill campus reporting requirements, assists academic programs with development and assessment of student outcomes, and supports decision-making for institutional effectiveness.

Goals

  1. To provide accurate and reliable information and research about the institution.
  2. To collaborate with offices within and outside of UH West O‘ahu to support academic program development and campus decision-making.
  3. To further the core missions and strategic initiatives of UH West O‘ahu by promoting evidence-based and research-informed decision-making.

Service Area Outcomes

  • Compiles, disseminates, and analyzes student retention and graduation data.
  • Conducts ad hoc studies on issues pertaining to academic affairs.
  • Develops surveys and generates reports regarding recent graduates and alumni.
  • Administers and coordinates online course evaluations.
  • Provides data and other appropriate analyses to support accreditation proposals and annual reports.
  • Reports campus-wide data to college surveys and publishers.
  • Responds to data requests for program reviews and research as appropriate.
  • Conducts assessment activities to supplement the efforts of divisional assessment coordinators.
  • Performs educational effectiveness studies using quantitative, qualitative, and mixed methods approaches.
  • All agreed work requests will be completed by the scheduled deadline. Sensitive information will be handled following UH Executive Policy E2.214.

Ad hoc requests for data are responded to on a case-by-case basis according to timing and workload. To learn basic facts about UH West O‘ahu, please check the 2013 quick facts guide.