Strategic Planning, Analysis and Institutional Effectiveness

"At FAMU, Great Things Are Happening Every Day"
The Division of Strategic Planning, Analysis, and Institutional Effectiveness provides oversight of assessment, accreditation, institutional research, reporting, and strategic planning functions.
The division supports FAMU’s commitment to excellence and continuous improvement by providing senior leadership with analysis of institutional and other data to support effective decision-making. 
The division works collaboratively with senior leadership to monitor and improve progress on key performance indicators with respect to academic, fiscal, and operational goals. Division units conduct ongoing evaluations of administrative and academic units and make recommendations for increasing efficiency and effectiveness.

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SPAIE Divisions, Offices & Resources



Data and Dashboards

Information displayed via a graphical user interface for an at-a-glance view of key performance indicators. 
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FAMU is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) to award baccalaureate, masters, professional, and doctorate degrees. 
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Strategic Plans

FAMU will rise to set new benchmarks among our peers and become an aspirational institution for others.Larry Robinson, Ph.D, 12th president of FAMU
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The Office of Institutional Effectiveness

The Office of Institutional Effectiveness supports university-wide strategic planning and coordinating systematic monitoring of progress on strategic goals 
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The Office of Institutional Research & Analytics

The Office of Institutional Research & Analytics (OIRA) works collaboratively with all members of the university community to enhance the educational mission as set forth in the University's Strategic Plan. 
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The Office of University Assessment

The assessment program at FAMU promotes a culture of continuous improvement. It is an integral component of the University’s commitment to sustaining and enhancing academic quality and student experiences. 
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FAMU Strategic Priorities


  • Goal 1: Elevate Student Success Outcomes (Retention, Graduation Rates, Licensure Pass Rates, etc.) to the High Excellence Range among state and national scales.
  • Goal 2: Establish FAMU as the 1st Choice Destination among scholars.
  • Goal 3: Reimagine and align academic offerings to address emerging workforce demands and increase degree production in programs of strategic emphasis.
  • Goal 1: Pursue pathways that position FAMU on a trajectory to become a Carnegie R1 institution.
  • Goal 2: Nurture the professional development of faculty and staff across the career span and across disciplines to create a culture of sustainable excellence.
  • Goal 3: Position FAMU to emerge as a world-class leader in healthcare education, research and service to address disparities, emergent needs and advance holistic well-being.
  • Goal 4: Amplify discovery and innovation to solve complex real-world problems.
  • Goal 1: Foster a university-wide customer-centric culture to support academic and operational excellence.
  • Goal 2: Increase international recognition as a leading academic, research and cultural institution.
  • Goal 3: Cultivate and diversify the network of advocates and supporters to advance the university’s mission and strategic priorities.
  • Goal 1: Implement a planning and budgeting process that identifies, secures, and allocates existing and new E&G, C&G, and Auxiliary funding.
  • Goal 2: Implement infrastructure enhancements in academics, research, administration, technology, and facilities to increase student success outcomes for FTIC, FCS AA transfer, and graduate students that lead to increased performance in state and national metrics.
  • Goal 3: Support and sustain a robust university advancement enterprise that consistently generates transformative alumni, friend, and corporate giving.
  • Goal 1: Enhance a culture that intentionally fosters building and engaging a high performing workforce and fortifies FAMU’s status as an employer of choice.
  • Goal 2: Optimize effectiveness of operations through enhancement of processes and innovation.
  • Goal 3: Strengthen the University’s culture of strategic decision making through promotion and enhancement of compliance, internal controls, and enterprise risk management practices with an emphasis on engagement, education, reporting, and accountability.

The Florida Board of Governors is a 17-member governing board that serves as the governing body for the State University System of Florida, which includes all public universities in the State of Florida including Florida A&M University.