Empower Syracuse University to maximize student learning and institutional effectiveness. 

Mission Statement:

Advance the culture of evidence-based decision-making by:

  • Collaborating with the Syracuse University community to cultivate and sustain institutional effectiveness through assessment, program review, and strategic planning.
  • Providing operational support for strategic initiatives and accreditation.
  • Employing data, analytics, processes, technologies, and applications for academic operations. 


  • Learning
  • Collaboration
  • Innovation
  • Quality
  • Service
  • Clarity

IE supports the Syracuse University community in utilizing assessment, course feedback, program review, and strategic planning to ensure student success and institutional effectiveness. IE manages accreditation activities for the University’s Middle States Commission on Higher Education accreditation and supports specialized accreditation efforts on campus. IE provides operational support to Academic Affairs for strategic initiatives. IE provides faculty/staff with professional development opportunities, consultations, documentation tools, and other resources to enhance learning and operational success.