Institutional Effectiveness Committee (IEC)

Mission/Purpose Statement

The Institutional Effectiveness Committee (IEC) reports to the College Planning Committee (CPC) and serves as an Accreditation Steering Committee. The committee improves program planning and resource allocation processes to support student learning by:

  • Ensuring program planning processes are documented

  • Providing technical assistance to units developing program plans including establishing baseline data, designing measurable outcomes connected to college strategic plans and utilizing findings from evaluation efforts

  • Reviewing and analyzing goals to identify institutional themes to aid the integration of planning and resource allocation efforts

  • Recommending improvements to processes to ensure efficacy in fulfilling the college mission and that the campus meets accreditation standards

  • Communicating trends and findings with the campus community and visiting accreditation teams


2024-25 Goals:

Goal One: Implement plans to document and assess institutional effectiveness within an equity framework and an HSI context, with a focus on communication strategies by:

  • emphasizing the development and dissemination of communication strategies around governance and decision making;

  • ensuring the systematic use of relevant data and high-quality evidence in decision-making; and

  • evaluating college planning and decision-making processes including timely updates and enhancements to the governance handbook​​​​.

Goal Two: Evaluate action items from KPI review to meet the objectives with equity, specifically our HSI status

Goal Three: Evolve and continuously connect program and institutional planning processes and initiatives, including leveraging technology / current systems.

Who They Report To

College Planning Committee (CPC)


2nd Thursday 9:00 am - 10:30 am

usually in Zoom or in SAC E 225

Link to Agendas and Minutes


Chair and Member Listing

For more information, visit the INSTITUTIONAL EFFECTIVENESS COMMITTEE on BoardDocs.

(Brief) Highlights of IEC committee orientation