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Institutional Effectiveness - Joint Committee (formerly the I/SLO Committee)

 Welcome to the Institutional Effectiveness Committee

Scope and 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-studies.


  •  Coordinates policy and provides assistance to the Curriculum and Program Review Committees as well as all instructional departments and non-instructional and administrative units.
  •  Ensures that these departments and units understand the importance of outcomes analysis and its role in the ongoing cycle of outcomes definition, assessment, and revision.
  • 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 such as student engagement, campus climate, and other surveys.
  • Reviews those parts of the annual Program Review Reports having to do with data-based evaluation of programs.
  • 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


Committee Members:

Christine Schultz (Faculty), Chair x4940
Hannah Lawler (Administrator), Vice Chair x3472


Eve Adler​
Teresa Garcia
Lesley Kawaguchi
Laura Manson
Eric Oifer


Erica LeBlanc
Jenny Merlic

Meeting Dates/Times/Location: The Institutional Effectiveness Committee meetings are held on the 2nd and 4th Mondays of every month from 1:30 PM to 3:00 PM in the Academic Senate Conference Room - HSS 261 during the primary terms

Fall 2014
September 8, 2014            Agenda          Minutes​         Related Document(s)​
September 22, 2014          Agenda​          Minutes​
October 13, 2014              Agenda​​          Minutes​
October 27, 2014              Agenda​          Minutes
November 10, 2014           Agenda ​         Minutes
November 24, 2014           Agenda​          Minutes
December 8, 2014             Agenda          Minutes

Spring 2015
February 23, 2014             CANCELLED
March 9, 2015                   Agenda​          Minutes
March 23, 2015                 Agenda​          Minutes​
April 27, 2015                   Agenda​          Minutes
May 11, 2015                    Agenda​          Minutes
May 25, 2015                    HOLIDAY
June 8, 2015​                     Agenda ​         Minutes​

Agend​​as, Minutes, and Related Documents​ from Previous Year


Annual Reports to DPAC

Resources and Partnerships: