District Institutional Effectiveness Committee

Institutional Effectiveness District Committee 


The District Institutional Effectiveness Committee is a standing committee of the District Council that fulfills an advisory, monitoring and coordinating role regarding matters related to institutional effectiveness. The committee is to promote a culture of evidence and inquiry, in which relevant research and accurate data is developed and reviewed for district-level planning, research and institutional effectiveness purposes. Functions include but are not limited to:


  • Review the development of indicators or outcome measures used for district-wide planning and allocation purposes.
  • Monitor the implementation of district-wide planning and accountability processes, and evaluate their annual progress.


  • Develop and review a district wide research agenda that reflects the most critical needs as identified by campus constituencies.
  • Establish policy and procedures that support data quality and integrity issues and revise the protocols for internal and external research requests.

Institutional Effectiveness:

  • Review accreditation standard requirements and reporting facilitated through the district office or that influence both colleges.
  • Develop processes for standards and goal setting activities required for accreditation purposes, system wide initiatives and local planning.


  • Executive Director of Institutional Effectiveness, Research and Planning at SJECCD
General Membership:
  • Administrators appointed by MSCC (2)
  • District Academic Senate President or designee (1)
  • Faculty members appointed by each Academic Senate (2)
  • Classified staff members appointed by each Classified Senate/CSEA (2)
  • Chairs/Representatives from each College Institutional Effectiveness (IE) Committees (2)
  • Dean of Research, Planning and Institutional Effectiveness, or representative (2)
  • Representative from the Colleague Core Committee (1)
  • Representatives from each College Admissions and Records Office (2)


Campus and District Office researchers, District Office IT Administrator.

Term: All members are elected/appointed, renewable by appropriate constituent.

Meeting Schedule

First Thursday of the month from 3:00-4:30pm at the District Office CR112 
(not during winter and summer sessions).


Open to any interested members of the colleges or district office.

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