Institutional Effectiveness

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. To request data that is not already published or produced for distribution, please us our Data Request Form

Department Staff

Sam Cooper, Ph.D. Sam Cooper, Ph.D. 
Director of Institutional Effectiveness and Compliance 
864-503-5854 

Kathy Childress Kathy Childress
Assessment and Data Analyst 
864-503-5796 

University of South Carolina Upstate College Portrait  The Student Achievement Measure (SAM)