The AHEE Team

Opportunities to Engage the Campus Community, Partners, and Stakeholders to Truly Demonstrate Institutional Effectiveness by Tyra Wheeler-Zubia

During my previous employment as an Accreditation Manager, there were many inquiries from students, faculty, and leadership about the work assignments and elements that make up an Office of Institutional Effectiveness. I could certainly inform them about the structure and operations within the Office for which I worked. However, if you sought out other higher …

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Assessment Inequity: Its Impact on Minority Student Success by Jerald Henderson, Ph.D., AHEE Board Member

As higher education continues to address issues of accountability through its use of assessment to improve student learning and student success, there remains unequal achievement of student outcomes among minority student populations.  Explaining and addressing these inequities should involve the intentional collection of assessment data that specifically identifies the factors that explain these outcome differences. …

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Intentional Redesign of the Community College Business Model and the Role of Integrated Institutional Effectiveness by Christopher Shults, Ph.D.

In the forthcoming publication, Reinventing the Community College Business Model: Designing for Organizational Success, I encourage community colleges to develop and implement a business model designed to optimize the student value proposition – which includes both student learning and overall educational outcomes. This comprehensive, integrated operational framework is constructed from the well-established principles of value …

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Enhancing Student Success in Colleges and Universities through an Integrated Institutional Effectiveness (IIE) Approach – Part #3 of 3 Christopher Shults, Ph.D

The Integrated Institutional Effectiveness Model – Evidence and Improvement Among the greatest resources available to an institution of higher education is information. This can and must include information about student learning and student success, however, simply gathering and inventorying data and information does not lead to an environment primed for continuous improvement. At its core, …

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Enhancing Student Success in Colleges and Universities through an Integrated Institutional Effectiveness (IIE) Approach – Part #2 of 3 Christopher Shults, Ph.D

Enhancing Student Success in Colleges and Universities through an Integrated Institutional Effectiveness (IIE) Approach – Part #2 of 3 Christopher Shults, Ph.D The Integrated Institutional Effectiveness Model As noted in part one of this blog post series, AHEE represents the professionals and staff who lead offices responsible for the planning, assessment, evaluation, research, and accreditation …

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Part 1: Enhancing Student Success in Colleges and Universities through an Integrated Institutional Effectiveness (IIE) Approach

Christopher Shults | IIE Blog Post, Part 1 of 3 | Parts 2 and 3 coming soon! Enhancing Student Success in Colleges and Universities through an Integrated InstitutionalEffectiveness (IIE) Approach – Blog Post #1 of 3Christopher Shults, Ph.D Within colleges and universities, few offices interact with more academic programs, educational and student support  units, or backbone administrative offices than …

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Developing the Integrated Institutional Effectiveness Office

“Developing the Integrated Institutional Effectiveness Office” | April 14, 2015 (with gratitude to Ball State University for hosting) The Association for Higher Education Effectiveness (AHEE) was formed in 2013 as a network of higher education professionals who lead or staff offices that intentionally integrate multiple functions (strategic planning, institutional research, assessment, accreditation, program review) to promote and support …

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Special AHEE interview with Daniel Seymour

AHEE Interview with Daniel Seymour | December 2017 Daniel Seymour is the author of nearly 20 books in higher education and business. His recent books that relate directly to the mission of AHEE include the best-selling Momentum: The Responsibility Paradigm and Virtuous Cycles of Change in Colleges and Universities (2016) and Future College Fieldbook: Mission, …

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