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PIER

Realize your Potential

Contact Us

College of Southern Maryland
askme@csmd.edu
8730 Mitchell Rd
PO Box 910
La Plata, MD 20646-0910
301-934-2251

PIER

Welcome to CSM's Planning, Institutional Effectiveness, and Research Department (PIER)

Dr. Kelly McMurray, Associate Vice President, kmcmurray@csmd.edu
Jennifer Houchin, Lead Executive Assistant, jenniferh@csmd.edu
Chip Keech, Associate Director, chipk@csmd.edu
Kathy Marshall, Lead Institutional Research Analyst, kathym@csmd.edu
Daniel Turner, Research Analyst, dturner@csmd.edu

Mission

The Planning, Institutional Effectiveness, and Research Department (PIER) assists the college community in improving 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 in providing the highest quality customer service while continuously improving processes and maximizing college resources.

Institutional Data

Fact Book
2012-2013 | 2012 | 2011

Student Characteristics
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:  2014 | 2013
Annual Graduate Transfer Report:  2013

Retention Information
Fall-to-Fall Retention:  Fall 2009 - Fall 2013 | Fall 2008 - Fall 2012
Fall-to-Spring Retention:  Spring 2010 - Spring 2014 | Spring 2009 - Spring 2013

Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) Information
IPEDS Data Feedback Report:  2013 | 2012 
IPEDS Feedback Reports Summary:  20132012