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Institutional Research and Planning

About Institutional Research and Planning at Foothill College!

Purpose

The Office of Institutional Research and Planning supports Foothill College in providing information that leads to thoughtful and purposeful decision-making for the improvement of student success and overall college planning.  Institutional research serves as a primary resource in building culture of evidence, bringing statistical and social science research methods on the institutional data found throughout the Foothill-De Anza Community College District.  Our office conducts research, plays leadership and consulting roles, and serves as a steward for the institution’s official statistics.

Goals

Institutional research is a resource for Foothill administrators, faculty, and staff and seeks to support them and their commitment of the Foothill mission of providing access to outstanding educational opportunities for all students.  Our goal is to help integrate research and planning into college activities related to the achievement and success of students by helping the Foothill College community:

  • Refine research and evaluation questions
  • Identify and use existing data applicable to a project
  • Understand key metrics and definitions of terms
  • Choose appropriate methods

Topics Addressed

As a service office, Institutional Research seeks to meet the needs of the Foothill College community by conducting research, providing reports and institutional data related to:

  • Accreditation
  • College initiatives
  • Student learning outcomes and assessment
  • Enrollment management
  • Curriculum development
  • Program review
  • Matriculation
  • Education and facilities master planning
  • State and federal reports
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Institutional Research & Planning

650.949.6198

kuoelaine@fhda.edu

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