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CONTACT OSPIRE:
Location: 206 Estey Hall 
Phone: 919-546-8417
Fax: 919-546-8236
E-mail:  OSPIRE@shawu.edu  

Hours of Operation:

M-F 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
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Office of Strategic Planning Institutional Research and Effectiveness (OSPIRE)

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Strategic Planning 

  • Facilitate strategic planning workshops for units
  • Offer guidance in developing and analyzing performance indicators of progress
  • Lead planning, evaluation and compliance teams on special projects
  • Prepare a common strategic plan template for use by all academic and support units
  • Serve as a central repository of strategic plans for academic and support units  

Institutional Research: Shaw University’s Data 

Our data expertise is in the areas of faculty, student, and course data, with additional expertise in research 

  • Prepare University’s corporate data for external reporting (e.g., IPEDS, Media)
  • Obtain comparative data
  • Prepare data analysis for University-wide metrics and indicators of progress
  • Perform advanced statistical analysis

Institutional Research: Survey Expertise   

  • Assist units with the design of surveys to Shaw University constituents (e.g., students, faculty, staff, or alumni)
  • Select and participate in national comparative survey instruments
  • Administer on-line or paper surveys
  • Provide standard or custom analysis of survey results

Institutional Research: Course Instructor Evaluation  

  • Collaborate with department leaders, the Registrar’s Office, and Academic Affairs to select courses for evaluation
  • Communicate with students and faculty about the administration of Course Evaluations
  • Provide user-friendly reports based on analysis from SIR II Evaluations
  • Serve as liaison to external partner for administration and reporting