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The Office of Institutional Effectiveness


Mission

The mission of the Office of Institutional Effectiveness (OIE) is to support the continuation of Yakima Valley Community College as a student-centered institution dedicated to teaching and learning.

Purpose

The primary purpose of OIE is to coordinate the collection, analysis, and dissemination of timely and accurate information in support of the college's mission and goals.

The OIE supports institution-wide strategic planning, academic program review, campus survey efforts, annual performance reports, grant development, and accreditation efforts.

What we do

  • Employ secure data collection and storage procedures that ensure confidentiality and protect the privacy of research subjects

  • Adhere to current best practice standards in all activities

  • Use dynamic and innovative methodologies to explore new ways of collecting, developing and presenting information

  • Ensure, whenever possible, that policy makers draw conclusions from information with the proper context

  • Foster open and informed communication about data

  • Advance the quality and efficiency of information flow within the institution

  • Adhere to and support the YVCC Code of Ethics and the Code of Ethics developed by the Association of Institutional Researchers


Our Publications

QuickFacts 

Date Range: 2009-2012

View Quick Facts

Annual

Fall Student Survey

View Summary

Annual

Incoming Student Survey

View 2012 Report


Requesting Data

Data Request Procedure

Step1

Requests for data should be e-mailed to the Office of Institutional Effectiveness.Please include as much information as possible in your request including, but not limited to:

  • Deadline for receipt of data
  • Timeframe (i.e., specific years, quarters, etc.)
  • Purpose (how the data will be used or what you think the data will reveal)

Step 2

Your request will be acknowledged via an e-mail response. Depending on the request, OIE staff may have additional questions of clarification.

Step 3

OIE staff will then forward your request to the Director of OIE and the appropriate Dean/VP/President who oversees your area for approval.

Step 4

Upon approval, OIE staff will prepare a data report and e-mail the results. Click here to make a data request: oie@yvcc.edu  Or fill out this form: Data Request Form

Contact Us

Wilma Dulin

Faculty Director

509.574.6832

Sheila Delquadri

Director

509.574.4655