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Institutional Effectiveness Committee

The Institutional Effectiveness Committee (IEC) has been charged by the Provost/Vice President of Academic Affairs with providing leadership for the overall direction and support of university and program effectiveness, assessment and improvement.


The IEC works with the Assistant Provost for Assessment, Student Learning and Effectiveness to:

  • Develop an institutional effectiveness plan:  Align the plan and timeline with the mission statement and strategic plan of the campus.
  • Review and analyze indicators: Determine institutional effectiveness including student learning outcomes assessment.
  • Review process and results: From all campus units and make recommendations for continuous improvement on campus.
  • Provide recommendations: Provide ideas to the Provost/Vice President of Academic Affairs for budgeting and strategic planning based on the results of effectiveness processes.
  • Oversee assessment and evaluation: Coordinate activities across campus to assure they result in integrated, meaningful, and sustained campus and program improvement.
  • Communicate results: Share institutional effectiveness efforts with appropriate campus and external stakeholders to promote accountability and transparency.
  • Explore potential for integration: Link assessment and program review processes to maximize efficiency, avoid redundancies and strengthen teaching and learning.
  • Recommend changes: For improvement of the university's reporting strategies and feedback processes.
  • Develop processes: Recognize and reward faculty, staff and departments for making meaningful contributions to assessment efforts.
  • Serve as a resource: Assist with institutional effectiveness efforts on campus.


IEC Committee Member Department 
Susan Calhoun - Stuber (co-chair)  Sociology 
Helen Caprioglio (co-chair) Provost's Office
Leticia Steffen CHASS 
Joe Franta  Nursing
Brad Gilbreath Business
Rhonda Gonzales  Library Services
Adam Pocius Information Technology
Jennifer Quintana  Human Resources
Corey Shilling Institutional Research 
Amy Robertshaw Registrar's Office
Jacobo Varela  TRIO
Bonnie Fruland Student Affairs
Jackie Wallgreen Athletics

IEC Organizational Chart 8/2020

IEC Functional Chart 10/2018

IEC Functional Chart 9/2016

IEC members are appointed by and report to the Provost/Vice President of Academic Affairs. 


The IEC meeting schedule is biweekly and will be adjusted to best meet the needs of the campus and the Committee members.

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Spring 2021 Semester Plans

Read CSU Pueblo's spring 2021 semester plans for academic instruction and campus operations. For up-to-date information visit the coronavirus website and refer to the Colorado COVID color dial for guidance.

Provost's Office


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