Institutional Research

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About Institutional Research

Supporting Data-Informed Decision Making

"Without data you're just another person with an opinion"       

                                                       -W. Edwards Deming


Institutional Research (IR) offers a variety of services to support the College's data informed philosophy. Its primary purpose is to facilitate the collection, analysis, and interpretation of institutional data that supports the College's planning and decision-making.  

Annually, the IR office prepares and submits approximitely 38 State, Federal, and Higher Learning Commission reports. These mandatory reports cover virtually every aspect of college operations. IR also supports the broader college community with data and analysis. In the 2015-2016 academic year, IR completed over 60 data and analysis requests from internal staff members. If you have questions about what is included or omitted here, or want to make a request for data, please contact the Director of Institutional Research.