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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

 View the committee's calendar of events here.

Committee Members:


Christine Schultz, Chair x4940

Eve Adler​

Teresa Garcia
Lesley Kawaguchi
Eric Oifer
Alex Schnitzler


Hannah Lawler, Vice Chair x3472

Erica LeBlanc
Jennifer 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 2015
September 14, 2015​​ ​           Agenda      Minutes
September 28, 2015            Agenda      Minutes
October 12, 2015                Agenda      Minutes
October 26, 2015                Agenda      Minutes
November 9, 2015               Agenda      Minutes
November 23, 2015             Agenda​      Minutes
December 14, 2015             Agenda​      

Spring 2016
February 22, 2016               Agenda​      Minutes
March 14, 2016                   Agenda      Minutes​
March 28, 2016                   Agenda​      Minutes
April 25, 2016                     Agenda      Minutes​
May 9, 2016                        Agenda​      Minutes
May 23, 2016                      Agenda​

Annual Reports to DPAC

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

​2014-2015           2013-2014          2012-2013​          2011-2012​​

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