The Office of Decision Support provides information and leadership to support decision-making related to the effectiveness of USF in achieving its mission.
Financial Management and Planning
The Office of Financial Management and Planning provides oversight and support related to budgets and financial transactions for all colleges, units, and other areas reporting to the Provost. This support includes the following: operating budgets, fund transfers, financial projections, cost/benefit analysis, improvements to policies and procedures, compliance and risk management support and budget reports.
The mission of the Office of Institutional Effectiveness, Academic Planning and Review at USF is to promulgate good assessment and data analysis practices across all programs at the university and to align these activities with other quality improvement initiatives to include the Strategic Plan, program review, annual reporting, institutional research, and all requirements of the Board of Governors (BOG) and external accrediting agencies.
The 2013-2018 Strategic Plan builds on the success of previous plans and advances the institution as a global research university. The vision is to extend USF's reach in the U.S. and around the world, provide further educational opportunities for students and improve their employability, increase faculty and staff prospects, and foster richer local, national, and international relationships.