Lincoln Memorial University

Functions and Responsibilities


  • Lead institutional continuous improvement efforts
  • Facilitate a campus culture of quality continuous improvement
  • Support academic programs, student support programs, and administrative units in the development and implementation of annual assessment processes
  • Support academic programs, student support programs, and administrative units in the reporting of annual assessment results through the use of Outcomes Assessment Reports (OAR).
  • Provide academic programs, student support programs, and administrative units with formative feedback to promote a mature assessment process.
  • Lead the academic program review process for all academic programs
  • Facilitate the process of annually updating the University’s Strategic Plan

Institutional Research:

  • Support institutional data based decision making by collecting, analyzing, and disseminating institutional data
  • Lead all internal and external data reporting, including but not limited to federal, state, and local agency reporting and surveys
  • Serve as the central institutional data hub
  • Support academic schools and administrative units in data collection and analysis
  • Lead continuous improvement efforts of institutional data processes
  • Support institutional retention and graduation efforts through data collection and analysis of student achievement
  • Promote the use of consistent and accurate institutional data by publishing a bi-annual Institutional Research Newsletter
  • Support accreditation and licensing efforts by providing necessary institutional data


  • Lead all regional accreditation efforts for the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC), including but not limited to, 10-year reaffirmation processes, 5th-year interim report processes, substantive changes, and the Quality Enhancement Plan (QEP)
  • Provide support and leadership for programmatic accreditation
  • Provide support and leadership for fulfilling annual state licensure requirements


423.869.3611 | 800.325.0900
6965 Cumberland Gap Parkway
Harrogate, TN 37752