Research & Institutional Effectiveness

The Office of Research and Institutional Effectiveness, which reports directly to the Vice President for Academic Affairs, plays an integral part in evaluating the effectiveness of the university through the assessment process and dissemination of assessment results to improve institutional effectiveness.

The goal of the Office of Research and Institutional Effectiveness at Canisius College is to provide accurate, timely, scholarly and consistent data that will enable university administrators to make more data-driven decisions. It is the goal of the Office of Research and Institutional Effectiveness to maintain up-to-date data on the constantly changing educational environment in which the college operates.

Through the acquisition of data, empirical research, data analysis, and reporting, the Office of Research and Institutional Effectiveness provides the data and research expertise to support the mission, vision and goals of the College.

Notes from the Aerie

During the academic year, ORIE will publish useful information for faculty, staff, students, and friends of the College in the Canisius College ORIE Newsletter. 

2011-12 Academic Year

Volume 4: Issue 1 -- Fall 2011 New Student Profile 
Volume 4: Issue 2 -- 2011 Graduate Student Satisfaction Survey
Volume 4: Issue 3 -- 2012 US News & World Report's "America's Best Colleges"
Volume 4: Issue 4 -- 2011 HERI Faculty Survey
Volume 4: Issue 5 -- 2011 Undergraduate Student Satisfaction Survey