SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry
The Office of Institutional Effectiveness Assessment strives to facilitate the integration of assessment, planning, and institutional research to encourage continuous assessment and improvement of the University's academic programs and administrative services.
Annual Institutional Effectiveness Timeline
(yet to be written)
College Strategic Plan
College Institutional Effectiveness Assessment
College Student Learning Outcome Assessment
Accreditation and Compliance
- Professional Accreditations:
External Reporting and Accountability
Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) data submissions occur on a cyclic basis throughout the academic year and include surveys of Institutional Characteristics, Completions, and 12-Month Enrollment in the fall; Human Resources in the winter; and Fall Enrollment, Graduation Rates, Student Financial Aid, and Finance in the Spring. The SUNY System Administration coordinates much of the work with IPEDS.
Resources for Accountability
- Baldrige National Quality Program
The Malcolm Baldrige Quality Award Program is administered through the National Institute of Standards and Technology. See the Education Baldrige Criteria.
- National Center for Higher Education Management Systems (NCHEMS)
Assists colleges and universities as they "improve their management capability" by disseminating the latest managerial concepts and tools in the hands of working administrators on college and university campuses.
- IPEDS Peer Analysis System and Peer Executive Tool - National Center for
Offers public access to a universe of educational data and statistics compiled by the NCES.
- The Association for Institutional Research
Presents a wide array of resources and links for institutional researchers in the United States.
- Society for College and University Planning
Presents information for those involved in all aspects of higher education planning, including institutional research.
- Faculty Development
The Faculty Development Council recognizes a comprehensive approach to faculty development that seeks to improve 1) teaching skills, 2) courses or curriculum, 3) institutional structure, 4) job-related skills, and 5) personal skills. In addition to these elements of development, the Council's efforts relate to faculty at all stages of their careers, from hiring to recognition for outstanding achievement
- Mission Review
The University's award-winning academic strategic planning process; resulting in detailed Memoranda of Understanding (MOUs) for each campus. MOUs are vital planning documents that detail benchmarks and goals in all key academic areas.
- State University of New York Master Plan
Every four years, the State University is required to submit a "master plan" to the Board of Regents in compliance with New York State Education Law (Section 354). The State University of New York Master Plan 2004-2008 describes the dynamic progress SUNY has made in implementing Rethinking SUNY (the blue-print document of the State University Board of Trustees) and details the University's planning processes for continuing to build on that success
Facts & Figures
(these will have links or pdfs when created)
- ESF data:
- National Center for Educational Statistics
The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), is the primary federal entity for collecting and analyzing data related to education.
- SUNY Data
- Enrollment Data
- Degrees, Certificates and Diplomas Conferred
- Academic Program Enrollment and Degrees
- Employee Data
- Undergraduate Graduation and Retention Trends
- Tuition and Fees Trends
Maureen O'Neill Fellows, Ph.D.
Government Relations and Institutional Planning
State University of New York College of Environmental Science and Forestry
One Forestry Drive
Syracuse, NY 13210
VOICE: (315) 470-6621
CELL: (315) 530-2226
FAX: (315) 470-6932