The Assessment and Planning unit is responsible for coordinating and facilitating the college’s strategic initiatives and institutional research. Within the scope of this role are strategic planning initiatives, accreditation initiatives, planning and scheduling processes, and monitoring progress of strategic initiatives.
Institutional Research Activities
Institutional Research activities include surveying students, employers and others, data compilation and analysis, compiling statistics, reporting outcomes to internal and external stakeholders, advising constituents, and recommending courses of action.
The primary goals in supporting the mission
Ethical considerations within Institutional Research
AIR Association for Institutional Research
CCSSE Community College Survey of Student Engagement
CDS Common Data Set Initiative
IDEA The Idea Center
NCES National Center for Education Statistics
SACCR Southeastern Association of Community College Research
SAIR Southern Association for Institutional Research
TENNAIR Tennessee Association for Institutional Research
THEC Tennessee Higher Education Commission
TBR Tennessee Board of Regents