Office of Institutional Effectiveness and Quality

The Office of Institutional Effectiveness and Quality ensures that Lurleen B. Wallace Community College engages in ongoing, integrated planning and assessment and maintains a culture of quality by focusing on operational excellence and continuous improvement.

To fulfill its purpose, the Office

  • disseminates surveys to college personnel, students, business and industry, and other appropriate entities and compiles results;
  • provides information for strategic and financial planning;
  • reports data to external agencies, such as the U.S. Department of Education and the Alabama Community College System;
  • coordinates the development of the Annual Accomplishments Report, the Fact Book, Fast Facts, the Annual Report on Student Success, and other documents;
  • provides compiled information for administrative and instructional improvement;
  • organizes College-wide assessment activities;
  • monitors institutional compliance with the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges' accreditation criteria, especially criteria relating to institutional effectiveness;
  • organizes quality training; and
  • participates in quality enhancement projects.