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Institutional Effectiveness

Mission Statement

The Office of Institutional Effectiveness (Planning, Assessment, Grants and Institutional Research) will lead the effort in five separate but integrated functions:
  • Developing, updating and distributing the College's fifteen-year Strategic Plan and five-year Institutional Plan;
  • Generating and analyzing research data to support perceptive, innovative college-wide planning, assessment, continuous improvement, decision-making and policy formation to enhance student learning and facilitate institutional effectiveness;
  • Researching, identifying and disseminating information on federal, state and private grant opportunities while facilitating the preparation of related applications to enhance existing and/or establish new institutional programs or initiatives;
  • Leading assessment and AQIP initiatives by playing a key role in creating an assessment culture on campus and a climate of data-informed decision making, developing and implementing a campus-wide assessment / evaluation plan and assisting faculty and staff in the development of departmental / individual assessment plans.
  • Ensuring accountability requirements are met and maximum credit hour reimbursement is received by accurately preparing and maintaining reports on the College's internal and external enrollment, credit hours, personnel and facilities as well as providing information to local, state and federal government agencies, accreditation commission and other stakeholders as required.
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Kaskaskia College is an Academic Quality Improvement Program (AQIP) participating Institution of the Higher Learning Commission

Higher Learning Commission
230 South LaSalle Street, Suite 7-500
Chicago, IL 60604-1411

Jeffrey Ebel Jeffrey Ebel
Dean of Institutional Effectiveness
Building: AD Room: 206
Bruce Fischer Bruce Fischer
Institutional Research Technology Specialist
Building: AD Room: 207
Laura Sheathelm Laura Sheathelm
Institutional Research Coordinator
Building: AD Room: 207
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