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Mission Statement

Office for Institutional Effectiveness and Strategic Planning Mission

The mission of Institutional Effectiveness and Strategic Planning (OIEP) is to provide leadership and guidance to the Board of Trustees, executive team, faculty, and staff in support of accreditation, assessment and strategic planning at the College of Charleston.  Responsible for submitting accurate and timely reports to the College's regional accreditor, the OIEP consulting team collaborates with constituents to implement nationally-recognized practices and standards, to build capacity for continual evidence-based improvement, and to demonstrate integrity in all reporting.

The College of Charleston is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC).  SACSCOC defines Institutional Effectiveness in The Principles of Accreditation: Foundations for Quality Enhancement.