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About the Office

Institutional Effectiveness and Analytics orchestrates the collection and distribution of system-level data and information requests as well as participating in data exchanges and consortia and providing statistical information to help inform university collaboration and systemwide strategy. .

Organizational Structure


Institutional Research

Institutional Research (IR) provides information for senior administrators in areas of planning, decision-making, and policy development. It also supports the information needs and requirements of several University of Missouri internal and external constituents. To perform these functions, IR utilizes data across several systems--financial, student, human resources, grants and contracts, and financial aid. This Office also aids in the development and monitors progress of performance indicators included in the University of Missouri System Strategic Plan.


Staff Directory

CJ Tatum

Kathy Schmidtke Felts, PhD

Sr. Director of Institutional Effectiveness


Institutional Research  
CJ Tatum Astrid Villamil Tara Warbe-Griggs

Faith Maweu, MBA

Research Consultant II

Telephone: (573) 882-8446


Randy Sade, MBA

Senior Research Analyst

Telephone: (573) 884-9201


Ronald D. Thompson, PhD

Senior Research Analyst

Telephone: (573) 884-6674



Reviewed 2020-11-20