RIE Mission Statement

To increase Mt. SAC’s capacity for data-driven decision making by:

  • Providing resources and research expertise to support the College to use collaborative inquiry.
  • Improving effective information delivery systems and integrity.
  • Training the College to use excellent research and evaluation practices.
  • Providing comprehensive program and services evaluation based on key performance indicators.

Vision Statement

The RIE Office will provide research expertise to support the college:

(1) To have data that meets its needs,
(2) To know data’s meaning, importance, and implications,  and
(3) To use data to drive decision making

Last revised: January 30, 2015

Scope of RIE’s Work

There are many areas of foci for the RIE office including:

  • Enrollment management
  • Integrated planning
  • Outcomes assessment
  • Student equity
  • Accreditation
  • Cross sectional and longitudinal cohort tracking
  • Program and services evaluation including grants
  • Basic skills
  • Institutional Review Board

Mt. SAC Mission Statement