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Institutional Effectiveness and Research

Director:  Nancy Boesdorfer, 217.443.8856
Data Analyst:  Jessica Miles, 217-554-1687
Data Specialist:  Dan Ford, 217-443-8775

The Office of Institutional Effectiveness and Research conducts institutional research, coordinates program review and evaluation of all college units, and provides information about students, faculty, and programs to enhance the decision-making process for institutional effectiveness. Specifically, the Office:

  • Coordinates College-wide research activities, including collecting, organizing, verifying, analyzing, interpreting, and disseminating data for enhanced decision-making on matters of policy, procedures, and programs.

  • Initiates in-depth, longitudinal studies which can support strategic institutional and programmatic planning.

  • Facilitates the implementation of Program Review, including quantitative student satisfaction measures.

  • Provides assistance to departments in planning and evaluation toward increased accountability and effectiveness of programs.