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Office Location:
Presidents Place, 5th Floor

Mailing Address:
Quincy College
ATTN: Institutional Research and Assessment
Presidents Place
1250 Hancock Street
Quincy Center, MA 02169

Phone: (617) 984-1727
Fax: (617) 471-3989

Office Hours:
Monday-Friday 9:00am-5:00pm
Saturday & Sunday: Closed


Kimberly Puhala, Ph.D.
Associate Vice President, Institutional Research and Assessment
(617) 984-1727
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Institutional Research & Assessment

The Department of Institutional Research and Assessment is responsible for collecting, maintaining, compiling, and analyzing the official data about Quincy College that are used for a variety of purposes. Data that are generated by the Department are used to meet public disclosure requirements for both state and federal agencies. The Department also compiles data that are used by the Executive Staff for strategic planning purposes, and for other internal and external stakeholders.

The Department of Institutional Research and Assessment collects and maintains data that cover many areas, including the Program Review Committee, for evaluating courses, for personnel evaluations, for public disclosure of student success parameters (IPEDS retention and graduation rates, post-graduation employment rates, cost and financial disclosure requirements), to assess the employee work environment, and to gauge student satisfaction and engagement. The Department of Institutional Research and Assessment will also play a key role going forward in the development of a college-wide assessment program.

Institutional Research Resources:

American Association of Community Colleges

Association for Institutional Research (AIR)

Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

Massachusetts Department of Higher Education

National Community College Council for Research and Planning (NCCCRP)

New England Association of Schools and Colleges

North East Association for Institutional Research (NEAIR)

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