Institutional Effectiveness



Scope & Functions


The Institutional Effectiveness Committee works with all district units to achieve and sustain proficiency in the formulation, assessment, and analyses of multiple effectiveness measures in order to inform the Program Review and Institutional Planning processes as well as aid in the preparation of periodic accreditation self-evaluations. 

  • Recommend relevant institutional effectiveness (IE) metrics to collect based on institutional priorities and initiatives.
  • Participates in the goal-setting process for IE metrics.
  • Monitors performance on IE metrics against target goals and institution-set standards.
  • Advises the Program Review and Curriculum Committees and departments on issues related to outcomes assessment and program evaluation to ensure processes are integrated with college-wide goals, initiatives, and metrics.
  • Supports departments and units in equitizing outcome statements and assessment processes.
  • Sustains the infrastructure for reporting and collecting outcomes data.
  • Facilitates the linkage between the Office of Institutional Research and the planning process through the identification and analysis of institutional data and surveys such as student engagement, campus climate, racial climate, and other surveys.
  • Make suggestions to DPAC especially in regard to the development and assessment of the College’s strategic initiatives.
  • Reviews institutional level outcomes data to inform program and institutional decision-making and planning.

Approved by the committee on 11/13/2019


Committee Calendar of Activities 2020 - 2021

Committee Membership


Faculty administrators interested party members
  • Chair, Elisa Meyer

  • Vicenta Arrizon (Fall)

  • Nate Donahue

  • Gail Edinger

  • Jose Hernandez (Spring)

  • Laura Manson

  • Marisol Moreno

  • Dione Carter
  • Luis Jauregui
  • Kristin Lui-Martinez
  • Scott Silverman
  • Elena Throckmorton

Meeting Dates/Times/Location

Time: Second and fourth Wednesdays of every month, 1:15 to 2:45 p.m.

Location: Note that all meetings in Fall 2020 will meet remotely via Zoom. Please email for access to the Zoom link.

Agendas and Minutes

Agendas and Minutes

DPAC Annual Reports

Link to IE Dashboards and Reports