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Office of Institutional Research and Effectiveness

Office of Institutional Research and Effectiveness

The mission of the Office of Institutional Research and Effectiveness (OIRE) at Columbus State University is to conduct research and analysis about the university's students, faculty, staff, and programs to provide information in support of institutional planning, assessment, policy analysis, and decision making. OIRE will also facilitate institutional effectiveness to advance the mission of the University.

How to Contact Us

If you have any questions please contact OIRE at

Dr. Sri Sitharaman
Position: Associate VP for Institutional Research & Effectiveness
Office: Illges Hall 206
Phone: 706-507-8963
Email: sitharaman_sridhar@columbusstate.edu

Dr. Kimberly McElveen
Position: Assistant Vice President of Institutional Assessment
Office: Illges Hall 205
Phone: 706-507-8964
Email: mcelveen_kimberly@columbusstate.edu

Mr. Drew Jones
Position: Manager of Business Intelligence
Office: Illges Hall 208
Phone: 706-507-8141
Email: jones_stanley4@columbusstate.edu

Mr. Ismael Bhatti
Position: Academic Affairs Data Analyst
Office: Richards Hall
Phone: 706-507-8952
Email: bhatti_ismael@columbusstate.edu

Mr. Richard Pike
Position: System Support Specialist
Office: Illges Hall 209
Phone: 706-507-8029
Email: pike_richard1@columbusstate.edu

Mr. Adrian Wade
Position: Institutional Research Associate
Office: Illges Hall 207
Phone: 706-507-8139
Email: wade_adrian@columbusstate.edu

Vignesh Ambujam
Position: Graduate Student Research Assistant
Office: Illges 221
Email: wilkerson_tamera@columbusstate.edu

Tamera Wilkerson
Position: Student Research Assistant
Office: Illges 205
Phone: 706-507-8231
Email: rajarajanambujam_vignesh@columbusstate.edu