& Research
We are passionate about providing
leadership, support, and inspiration
for the pursuit of excellence in every
aspect of college operations.

About Us

IER Mission

The mission of the Office of Institutional Effectiveness & Research is to improve the quality of College operations and academic programs by providing support to administrative and academic units in a broad range of activities, including planning and evaluation, accreditation, institutional research, submission of institutional data to state and federal agencies, survey design and analysis, environmental scanning, specialized training, and other special projects.

Our Services

  • Accreditation: Coordinating and documenting institution-wide efforts to meet and exceed the diverse requirements of our regional accreditor, the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC), as well as various program and state mandated standards and requirements
  • Strategic Planning: Providing consultations and leading group training and planning sessions
  • Program Planning & Review (Outcomes & Assessments): Coordinating and compiling departmental and curriculum program planning efforts, providing consultation services, and leading group and individual training and planning sessions
  • Quality Enhancement Plan (QEP): Managing, coordinating and documenting the research and development of a new institution-wide QEP which will address a well-defined and focused topic or issue related to enhancing student learning and/or the environment supporting student learning within the scope of the College's mission. The QEP topic was selected in 2015. Our QEP action plan was submitted to SACSCOC in 2017.
  • Institutional Research: Gathering and analyzing data to support new initiatives, data-informed decision making, and the college-wide pursuit of excellence

IER Staff


Dr. Linda Scuiletti
Associate Vice President, Assessment, Planning & Research
SACSCOC Accreditation Liaison
(919) 718-7417
(919) 718-7407 fax
Lee Main Campus, Science Building Room 9150

Stormy Mascitelli
Director of Institutional Effectiveness & Research
(919) 718-7253
Lee Main Campus, Science Building Room 9148

Amy Gustavson
Assistant Director of Institutional Effectiveness & QEP
(919) 718-7527
Lee Main Campus, Science Building Room 9151

Christi Copes
Institutional Research Analyst
(919) 718-7320
Lee Main Campus, Science Building, Room 9147