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Office of Institutional Effectiveness (OIE)

Mission statement

The Office of Institutional Effectiveness (OIE) serves RUSH University by providing leadership and support in the area of institutional research, accreditation, academic planning, assessment and regulatory mandates.

The OIE fulfills its mission in the following ways:

  • Provides comprehensive information to support institutional planning, policy formation, decision-making and evaluation of effectiveness
  • Coordinates responses to external accountability mandates and a wide range of internal and external requests for information about the university
  • Provides guidance and coordination support for campus-wide and unit-level assessment of academic programs and administrative processes to support the university’s quality improvement efforts
  • Guides and facilitates the process of reaffirmation of accreditation and substantive change reporting
  • Provides evidence of institutional effectiveness

Our team

David Katz, PhD, ABPP
Vice Provost, Academic Affairs, and Chief Knowledge Officer

Pamela P. Staten, MSHM
Manager, Administrative Support
MSHM, Roosevelt University, Hospitality and Tourism Management, 2003
(312) 942-6835

LaTonya Gunter, MBA
Regulatory Affairs Manager
MBA, DeVry University-Keller Graduate School of Management, 2014
(312) 942-4348

Danny Lambouths III, PhD
Manager, Institutional Research
MA, University of Illinois at Chicago, Sociology, 2017
M.Ed., University of Illinois at Chicago, Measurement, Evaluation and Statistical Analysis, 2017
(312) 942-5184

Fabiola Loera-Garcia, MS
Senior Research Data Analyst
MS, DePaul University, Applied Statistics, 2022