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Faculty-Staff Services

Supporting Excellence

The College of Science Strategy and Institutional Excellence team helps drive the College’s goals in discovery, learning and engagement, providing expertise and tools to foster a culture of excellence, efficiency and collaboration within the College and across the University.


The Institutional Excellence team has a number of focus areas.

  • Implementation Support for Accelerate Science

    Accelerate Science is the College’s strategic plan.

    • Tools and program management support to help units and centers align, track and evaluate initiative effectiveness.
    • Accelerate Science Progress dashboard (coming soon).
  • Data management and analytics
    • Efficient and secure data collection across University systems.​
    • Metrics management and tracking of key performance indicators.​
    • Custom visualization development giving leadership and stakeholders data-driven insights.
  • Web Applications and Tools
    • Custom database development and services.
    • SCIENCE Hub: College employee Information and committee system.
    • GSInfo: SCIENCE Graduate Student Information System.
    • Support for school/department applications.
    • Custom signage support.
  • Project Management and Support
    • Consultation and tool recommendations to support college leaders.​
  • Continuous Process Improvement
    • Collaboration with faculty, staff and administrators to identify opportunities for process and system improvements.
    • Project and change management services that maximize efficiencies.

Project Requests

Ready to move forward on a project? Please use the project request form and a member of the Institutional Excellence team will be in touch. If you prefer, email us

Project Request Form

Institutional Excellence Team

Deborah Jensen

Strategic Program Manager
Phone: 864-656-3143

Headshot of Deborah Jensen.

Jensen manages the team providing technical support, system and tool development and project management for the college. She brings a structured approach and process perspective. With her bachelor’s degree in computer science from Clemson, Jensen gained technical experience previously in the government sector as an analyst with the U.S. Department of Defense, in the private sector at Fortune 500 companies, at Michelin and Georgia Pacific as a systems analyst, and back at Clemson University where she supported enterprise and state systems as a systems programmer in CCIT.

Kevin Hedetniemi

Sys Programmer/Developer III
Phone: 864-656-0622

Headshot of Kevin Hedetniemi.Hedetniemi assists departments creating efficient and secure data collection and workflows by designing, developing, implementing and maintaining web-based applications and the databases they leverage.