Institutional Effectiveness Committee
Purpose & Function
The Institutional Effectiveness Committee is responsible for institutional assessment, evaluation, and coordination of activities leading to improvement of institutional effectiveness.
The function of the Institutional Effectiveness Committee is:
- To support ongoing connection between unit planning activities and institutional planning processes
- To make available standard data reports needed to support effective planning and evaluation activities at the academic department level, and provides guidance to non-academic departments
- To recommend systematic mechanisms to assess the institution's progress toward meeting its goals
- To conduct annual review of Planning for Institutional Effectiveness (PIE) results in order to assess the institution's progress toward its goals and to make recommendations regarding either the creation of new or the revision of existing College goals
- To regularly conduct an annual review of the forms, process, tools and reporting format for institutional program review (PIE)
- To inform the campus about institutional effectiveness efforts
- To plan for systematic documentation of institutional planning efforts annually in preparation for accreditation
- To assess the College's "evaluation mechanisms through systematic review of their effectiveness in improving instructional programs, student support services, and library and other learning support services" (ACCJC Standard 1.B.7).
- To develop and recommend the annual Institutional PIE Summary