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Institutional Research and Planning

The Office of Institutional Research and Planning, staffed by a full-time Dean and a part-time Data Analyst, was created in 2004 to allow a dedicated position for College wide institutional data collection and analysis. The office also serves as a centralized, internal resource for the oversight of all campus-wide assessment.

The Dean of Research, Planning and Development works closely with the President’s Cabinet, the Assessment Committee, the Strategic Planning Committee, the Enrollment Management Sub-Committee, the Academic Council, the General Education Coordinator and the Student Learning Outcomes Coordinator to convey institution-wide assessment results. These assessment tools are used for timely decision-making at all levels.

The Dean of Research, Planning and Development, working under the Vice President for Academic Affairs, oversees the following activities:

  • Data collection, analysis and submittal of most campus-wide student data reporting to agencies such as the Integrated Postsecondary Educational Data System (IPEDS), the State University of New York (SUNY) System, and the New York State Education Department (NYSED)

  • Coordination of campus-wide institutional reporting

  • Administration of external campus surveys such as the Community College Survey on Student Engagement (CCSSE) and the ACT Student Opinion Survey (SOS)

  • Coordination/review of all internal campus surveys on campus

  • Coordination of the CCC Institutional Effectiveness Plan and its updates

  • Chair, Strategic Planning Committee and administration of strategic planning

  • Data collection and analysis of College Strategic Plan sub-goals and dissemination to President’s Cabinet and campus constituents

  • Assessment Committee Support/ organization

  • Data and analysis support for Academic and Student Affairs Program Reviews

  • Coordination of administrative unit annual assessment process

  • Data collection for Enrollment Management Sub-Committee
  • Data collection and analysis and publication of Institutional Effectiveness Report every second year 

  • Accreditation Liaison Officer for the Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE)

  • Data collection and analysis to support academic initiatives and student services

For more information, please contact: Victoria Zinser Duley, AICP, CEcD, Dean of Research, Planning and Development.

Phone: 518-562-4184