Research and Institutional Effectiveness

The Office of Research and Institutional Effectiveness advances and supports the college through planning and institutional research by guiding the college in the completion of its continuous planning activities, providing data collection and analysis assistance, supporting state and federal reporting requirements, and supervising and monitoring the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) accreditation activities. 

Institutional planning and effectivness processes involve all programs, services, and constituencies; is linked to the decision-making process at all levels; and provides a sound basis for budgetary decisions, and resource allocation (SACS, 2018).