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Office of Institutional Effectiveness

The mission of the Office of Institutional Effectiveness is to oversee, support, and guide the university’s continuous improvement activities, including assessment, accreditation, and institutional research.

The Office of Institutional Effectiveness promotes disciplined, data-informed decision-making and a robust, ethical research culture in an effort to build knowledge and continuously improve student and business outcomes at Lindenwood. In pursuit of these goals, the Office will:

  • Oversee the assessment of student learning and overall institutional effectiveness.
  • Analyze internal educational data and assist in the interpretation of externally- collected student data.
  • Coordinate Lindenwood’s accreditation activities.
  • Produce ongoing and ad hoc data reports to fulfill internal and external requests.
  • Review existing research and best practices in the field.
  • Organize action projects to make evidence-based changes in institutional practices.

Office Location

Memorial Arts Building (MAB) 101 and 103


Director of Institutional Research
Peter Weitzel
Memorial Arts Building (MAB) 102
(636) 627-2212

Institutional Research Analyst
Jeff Weinrich
Memorial Arts Building (MAB) 103
(636) 949-4660

Director of General Education Assessment
Dr. Robyne Elder
(636) 949-4332


Lindenwood University
209 S. Kingshighway
St. Charles, MO 63301