The associate vice provost for Institutional Effectiveness reports directly to the vice president for Academic Affairs and provost. This position collaborates with all major sectors of the university in ensuring institutional effectiveness, comprehensive strategic planning, quality enhancement, and accountability in both learning outcomes and services of the university. The associate vice provost for Institutional Effectiveness provides the leadership in short- and long-range planning through timely development and dissemination of data and information to all academic departments and academic, administrative, and student support units. Additionally, this position supervises regular updates to university catalog publications and the University Policy Directory. Another component of this position is to oversee the compilation and publication of documents submitted for institutional accreditation including, but not limited to, substantive change reports, annual updates, fifth-year reports, and reaffirmation reports.