Institutional Effectiveness

The purpose of the Office of Institutional Effectiveness (OIE) is to support the mission of the College by (1) providing guidance for the College’s ongoing, integrated and institution-wide research-based planning and evaluation process, (2) providing research services for administrative decision making and program/service area reviews, (3) ensuring the College community remains current on the requirements of its accrediting agency, the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools and (4) fostering continual enhancement of the institution’s programs and services.    

Mission Statement

The Office of Institutional Effectiveness (OIE) provides leadership, support and resources for institutional effectiveness and regional accreditation. These processes benefit the College community by assisting the institution in

  • maintaining SACSCOC accreditation,
  • promoting the College’s  achievement of mission and goals, and
  • fostering continual enhancement of the institution's programs and services.

OIE is responsible for SACSCOC accreditation correspondence and reports, Quality Enhancement Plan coordination, Substantive Changes, and other reaffirmation and compliance activities. OIE supports annual institutional effectiveness activities of academic programs, educational support services, and non-academic units.



The Office of Institutional Effectiveness (OIE) will be recognized within Wilson Community College for providing the leadership and assistance needed to create a culture of improvement for students, faculty, and staff as well as ensure accountability to stakeholders.

Core values

The core values that guide the management of the Office of Institutional Effectiveness (OIE) are consistent with the College’s values. The OIE office’s core values are:

  • Dedication to providing optimal service to internal and external clients.
  • Excellence in office operations.  Integrity in research and statistical analysis.
  • Accountability to quality improvement.
  • Confidentiality of information.
  • Collegiality in working relationships.