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Siena College is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, 3624 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104. (267-284-5000) www.msche.org. The MSCHE is an institutional accrediting agency recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Education and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA). Siena’s current reaffirmation of accreditation occurred in 2014, and the next self-study and reaccreditation are scheduled for 2023-2024. The next Mid-Point Peer Review will be in 2020.
Providing leadership and administrative support for Siena's outcomes assessment process.
"Assessment of student learning demonstrates that students have knowledge, skills, and competencies consistent with institutional and appropriate higher education goals.” (Middle States Commission on Higher Education. (2006)).
The mission of the Office of Institutional Research is to provide information support for reporting, decision-making, and planning activities that help achieve the stated goals of Siena College. The Office provides the administration, trustees, faculty, and other internal and external constituencies of the College with information and research assistance. The Office reports to the Associate Vice President of Academic Affairs.
Per Federal regulations as prescribed in 45 CFR Part 46, any faculty, student and/or administrator/staff planning to engage in research involving human subjects must receive approval from the Siena College Institutional Review Board (IRB) prior to initiating any research activities, on or off campus.
Coordinating the process that helps Siena achieve its mission and strategic goals.