ORIE - Office of Research and Institutional Effectiveness


The mission of the Office of Research and Institutional Effectiveness (ORIE) is to promote a culture of continuous improvement and data-informed decision making by:

  • Leading the institutional planning, assessment, and effectiveness processes
  • Providing timely, accurate, objective, and clear reporting to internal and external stakeholders
  • Coaching stakeholders for report interpretation and context
  • Collaborating with other institutions in pursuit of best practices in planning, assessment, and institutional research


ORIE will be nationally recognized as a leader among 2-year institutions in fostering a culture of data-informed decision making and continuous improvement. (e.g., Aspen Award)