Institutional Effectiveness and Research

Purpose Statement

The purpose of the Office of Institutional Effectiveness and Research is to support and sustain university-wide continuous improvement efforts at the University of South Carolina Beaufort. This is accomplished by using relevant and appropriate information to support assessment, informed decision making, and policy formation. Continuous improvement efforts at the University are sustained through ongoing, comprehensive and integrated planning related to the direction and expected outcomes of our academic programs, support services and intellectual capital..

The Office of Institutional Effectiveness and Research will: 

  • Facilitate USCB's strategic planning and assessment initiatives with emphasis on supporting USCB's mission;
  • Assist with the identification of key indicators of performance related to the strategic plan, academic programs, and academic support units; and,
  • Facilitate all aspects related to accreditation including standards compliance, applications, reviews, and self-evaluation documents.


Martha Moriarty, Ph.D.
Associate Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs &
Institutional Effectiveness

Brian Mallory   
Director of Institutional Effectiveness & Research