Office of Institutional Effectiveness

The Office of Institutional Effectiveness provides information about Cardinal Stritch University for the purposes of decision-making, strategic planning, and mandated reporting. The office responds to the reporting needs of the administration, the state and federal government, and non-governmental organizations that support institutional research in higher education. A variety of projects and procedures are employed to collect and analyze data, report the results, and aim to provide information that is clear, valid, reliable, and useful.

Mission Statement
The mission of the Office of Institutional Effectiveness is to help University stakeholders obtain valid, verified information to aid in data driven decision making and meeting all compliance and assessment requirements.  We strive to operate within an open, collaborative, and structured environment in order to deliver timely and accurate data analysis, to manage the central coordination of compliance and assessment, and to provide project management and business analysis services to areas throughout the University.


  • Maintain a repository of integrated data and information for use by various University areas for support planning and management activities.
  • Administer various surveys to evaluate the experiences of community members and the programs and services offered by the university.
  • Fulfill the University’s compliance reporting requirements by directly submitting reports to external agencies and by supporting the compliance reporting functions of other University offices.
  • Provide project management and business process analysis services.