Office of Institutional Effectiveness

The Office of Institutional Effectiveness is responsible for college-wide strategic planning and institutional research to support data-informed decision making. This includes supporting three campuses with institutional and program accreditation and technical assistance and training to facilitate continuous improvement.

Key Services

  • Institutional resource for accountability reporting: IPEDS, Gainful Employment, Minnesota State Performance Metrics
  • Enrollment Management: enrollment tracking, trends and projections
  • Resource Management: course scheduling, facilities, and staffing
  • Accreditation: institutional and program accreditation
  • Assessment: student learning outcomes and program review
  • Surveys: satisfaction, engagement, campus climate surveys of students and employees
  • Research and Evaluation: special projects to evaluate effectiveness
  • Strategic Planning: performance metrics, college's strategic plan, master academic plan, etc.
  • Ad hoc requests to support campus decision making.

Anoka-Ramsey Community College Enrollment Data

Anoka-Ramsey Community College Fiscal Year Trend Data


Minnesota State Performance Metrics

Code of Ethics

Institutional Research Code of Ethics and Professional Practice 

Institutional Effectiveness Personnel

Nora Morris, Dean of Research & Evaluation

Jennifer Pearson Hennen,  Director of Institutional Effectiveness

Mike Mataczynski, Research Analyst