Mission & Ethics
The mission of the Office of Research and System Effectiveness (ORSE) is the collection of data (from both internal and external sources); timely analysis, distribution, and presentation of this information for use in assessment and planning at the system level; providing pertinent information for use in decision-making and policy formulation; and complies to requests for information from state, federal and other outside agencies.
ORSE can accomplish its mission only through the highest commitment to providing a complete, accurate, and fair picture of all research topics, treating all individuals with respect, especially when they are the subjects of research. Members of the office subscribe to all points in the Connecticut Code of Ethics for Public Officials and State Employees, Code of Ethics established by the Association for Institutional Research, and the Code of Standards and Ethics for Market, Opinion, and Social Research from the Council of American Survey Research Organizations (CASRO).
DirectorGammell, William, Ph.D.
Director, Office of Research & System Effectiveness
|Annie Davis||Executive Assistant Iemail@example.com
|Jan Kiehne, M.S.||Institutional Research Specialist, P20 WIN Program Managerfirstname.lastname@example.org
|Jesse-Douglas Mathewson, Ph.D.||Senior Research Associateemail@example.com
|Oscar Rivera, M.S.||Sr. Programmer Analystfirstname.lastname@example.org
|Donna Sohan, Ph.D.||CT IPEDS Coordinator||DSohan@qvcc.commnet.edu
Institutional Research Council
The Institutional Research Council helps shape the organization’s research agenda and identifies appropriate, reliable and valid metrics and research tools to assess the effectiveness of the organization’s initiatives. The group also considers national higher education policy trends as they may relate to the organization.
The Council is convened by the Director of The Office of Research & System Effectiveness and meets monthly August through May.
Materials and Resources
Meeting Agendas and Minutes
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