Institutional Research & Effectiveness

Mission & Staff

Welcome to Institutional Research & Effectiveness


The mission of the Institutional Research & Effectiveness office is to evidence institutional accountability, improvement and effectiveness. Information derived from this office will be accurate, timely and accessible. The scope of the unit's responsibility embodies the reporting of historical information to college leaedership as well as, state and federal agencies, and the general public. This includes:

  • Strategic Planning
  • Analysis of:
    • Enrollment, demographic and ecomonic trends
    • Student learning
    • Student and employee perceptions of climate and engagement
  • Accountability reporting to:
    • Federal Department of Education
    • Idaho State Board of Education
    • National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics
  • Provides informational support for:
    • Program review
    • Accreditation
    • Institutional unit resource request justifications

Institutional Research & Effectiveness Staff

Grace L. Anderson, Ph. D.    Director of Institutional Research & Effectiveness

Phone: (208) 792-2456


Mercedes Pearson, Associate Director of Institutional Research

Phone: (208) 792-2263


Kati Wilson, Assistant Director of Reporting

Phone: (208) 792-2162