Office of Institutional Research and Assessment (OIRA)

The Office of Institutional Research and Assessment is an administrative service unit, aligned under the Division of Academic Affairs.  The purpose of the OIRA is to provide the resources needed for evidence-based planning and operations.  The office is responsible for collecting, analyzing and disseminating data for internal decision-making; reporting data to external agencies on behalf of the College; coordinating campus assessment processes; and ensuring College-wide accreditation compliance.

The activities of the OIRA ensure institutional effectiveness in support of the College’s mission to provide “transformative learning experiences characterized by high quality academic, co-curricular and extra-curricular programming, intentionally designed to develop superior cultural and professional competencies for a diverse student body.”


Name Email Phone
Kimberly Haynes, DMA
Associate Vice President for Academic Support & Assessment 803-705-4747
Chasisity Springs, PhD
Assessment Coordinator 803-705-4344

Data Requests

  • Internal or external constituents may click here to submit requests for institutional data.

    If you have trouble accessing the link, please email your request to  Please be as specific as possible about your data needs.

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