Welcome to the Office of Institutional Effectiveness
The Office of Institutional Effectiveness is responsible for seeking authorizations or exemptions to offer degree programs via Online Education or at any of Columbia College’s Nationwide Campuses. The office processes a large number of external applications and reports to various regulatory agencies. Institutional Effectiveness also has oversight of HLC accreditation for the entire college.
Institutional Effectiveness works closely with Academic Affairs, Institutional Research and additional internal departments to ensure Columbia College is in compliance to operate and offer degree programs.
Phone: (573) 875-7565
Toll Free: 800-231-2391, ext. 7565
Fax: (573) 876-4429
Misty Phillips, Director, Office of Institutional Effectiveness, is the Ombudsman contact for Columbia College. The Ombudsman will coordinate investigations with appropriate parties related to college matters such as academic or non-academic, employment, facilities, financial aid, etc. For such matters, please email email@example.com or call (573) 875-7697.