Welcome to Institutional Research
The fundamental mission of the Institutional Research (IR) Office is to provide central information and analytical support for college planning, management, and assessment activities to help Skagit Valley College fulfill its mission. In this capacity, IR assumes primary responsibility for analyzing and interpreting data about the performance of the college; analyzing and interpreting data about the environment of the college; transforming data into information that supports college planning, policy making, decision making, and assessment; and communicating institutional information to the college community.
The Office also conducts studies and gathers information for specific ad hoc analysis. Ad hoc information is prepared for institutional questionnaires, specialized accreditation reviews, and decision support.