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Institutional Effectiveness and Compliance

The Office of Institutional Effectiveness and Compliance has responsibility for data collection and the analysis, distribution and presentation of this information for use in planning, assessment, decision-making and policy formation at the University.

Ensuring timeliness and accuracy, the office also serves as the central repository for statistical information regarding the University and responds to information requests from a broad spectrum of internal and external clients. Other major functions include assisting University personnel with research and assessment methodology, evaluation, and analysis, and complying with state- and federally-mandated reporting requirements.

Department Staff

Sam CooperSam Cooper, Ph.D. 
Director of Institutional Effectiveness and Compliance
(864) 503-5854
scooper7@uscupstate.edu 
Kathy Childress

Kathy Childress
Assessment and Data Analyst
(864) 503-5796
kchildr2@uscupstate.edu

Adam Long

Adam Long 
Compliance Coordinator  
(864) 503-5024
calong@uscupstate.edu


Charles ThompsonCharles Thompson
Student Worker  
cvt@email.uscupstate.edu


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Director of Institutional Effectiveness and Compliance
Sam Cooper

Assessment and Data Analyst
Kathy Childress

Compliance Coordinator 
Adam Long 

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