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Institutional Research and Planning


The Office of Institutional Research and Planning, staffed by a full-time Associate Dean, 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 Associate Dean of Institutional Research and Planning works closely with the President’s Council, the Assessment Committee, the Enrollment Management 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 Associate Dean of Institutional Research and Planning, 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 Council 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 Committee and Retention 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, Associate Dean of Institutional Research and Planning.

Phone: 518-562-4184