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Planning, Institutional Effectiveness, and Research

Contact Us
301-934-7621
La Plata Campus, Community Education (CE) Building, Suite 230 

Associate Vice President
Dr. Kelly McMurray
kmcmurray@csmd.edu


Senior Associate Director
Chip Keech
chipk@csmd.edu


Lead Institutional Research Analyst
Kathy Marshall
kathym@csmd.edu


Research Analyst
Vacant


Research Assistant
Casey Kerins
ckerins@csmd.edu

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Mission

The Planning, Institutional Effectiveness, and Research Department (PIER) help the college community to improve student learning and achieving organizational effectiveness. Its mission is accomplished through the development and implementation of strategic plans, assessment plans, and process improvement at all levels of the college. The office works collaboratively with current and prospective students, faculty staff, regulatory agencies and other external customers to provide the highest quality customer service while continuously improving processes and maximizing college resources.

Institutional Data

Fact Book
2015-20162014-20152013-2014 | 2012-2013 | 2012 | 2011

Student Characteristics
Fall 2016 | Spring 2017 | Summer 2017
Fall 2015 | Spring 2016 | Summer 2016
Fall 2014 | Spring 2015 | Summer 2015
Fall 2013 | Spring 2014 | Summer 2014
Fall 2012 | Spring 2013 | Summer 2013

Graduate Information
Characteristics of Graduates ~ FY2007 - FY2013 
Graduate Follow-up Survey ~ 2008

Transfer Information
Annual Transfer Report:  201620152014 | 2013
Annual Graduate Transfer Report:  201620152014 | 2013

Retention Information

Fall-to-Fall RetentionFall-to-Spring Retention
Fall 2012 - Fall 2016
Fall 2011 - Fall 2015Spring 2012 - Spring 2016
Fall 2010 - Fall 2014Spring 2011 - Spring 2015
Fall 2009 - Fall 2013Spring 2010 - Spring 2014
Fall 2008 - Fall 2012Spring 2009 - Spring 2013

Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) Information

IPEDS Data Feedback Report:  201520142013 | 2012 
IPEDS Feedback Reports Summary:  201520142013 | 2012