1. 10. Assistant Vice President for Institutional Effectiveness, Access, and Success

The Assistant Vice President for Institutional Effectiveness, Access, and Success oversees accreditation issues as related to the university.  The Assistant VP serves as SACSCOC Liaison, therefore, reporting to the Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs on academic issues relative to planning and assessment. The Assistant VP directly supervises various university directors, namely the Director of Academic Services, Executive Director of Enrollment Services, Associate Director of Institutional Effectiveness, Director of Institutional Research, Director of International Student Services, and the Director of Student Success and Retention (QEP).

1.10.1  Offices Reporting Directly to the Assistant Vice President for Institutional Effectiveness, Access, and Success  Director of Academic Services

The Director manages academic services meant to provide students with the tools necessary to understand the dynamics of higher education and to make a successful transition to college life. Services include the following: Academic Advising Center; Academic Testing Center; Transfer Student Resource Center; Tutorial and Academic Enhancement Center; and the University Honors Program.  Executive Director of Enrollment Services

The Executive Director of Enrollment Services oversees the Department of Enrollment Services providing a high-quality support service to the academic units that carry out the university’s instruction and service programs, and to provide high-quality services to students.  Associate Director of Institutional Effectiveness

The Associate Director of Institutional Effectiveness will support assessment efforts at the university and program levels. The position will support accreditation efforts and assist in maintaining reporting requirements. The Associate Director of Institutional Effectiveness will work with various units to build and maintain assessments and reporting of such efforts and will serve as administrator of any software used to facilitate the process.  Director of Institutional Research

The Director of Institutional Research conducts research and studies on the institution, including design of studies, data collection, analysis and reporting. Also responsible for accomplishing the institution’s Federal reporting requirements (e.g., IPEDS) as well as those of the state governing boards.  Director of International Student Services

The Office of International Student Services (ISS) promotes student success by providing support to Nicholls State University’s international graduate, undergraduate and exchange students.  Director of Student Success and Retention (QEP)

The Director of Student Success and Retention oversees the Quality Enhancement Plan (QEP) of the university. The QEP endeavors to empower students to have more ownership in directing their academic career through developing their skills to use the tools and resources and teaching them to value their academic and co-curricular experiences.

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