Office of Institutional Planning, Effectiveness and Research

Our Mission

The Mission of the Office of Planning, Effectiveness and Research is to compile, analyze, and interpret data used in strategic planning efforts and by College administrators and committees to foster continuous improvement.

About the Office of Institutional Planning, Effectiveness and Research

Institutional effectiveness is the ongoing process of planning, goal-setting, outcome development, and assessment of both the college as a whole and of each functional and program area with the aim of utilizing the results to make improvements in educational quality.

Our core values are quality, integrity, leadership, and service.


Contact Information



1008 South Main Street
Danville, VA 24541


Wyatt 212


(434) 797-8576


(434) 797-6424


For External Data Requests, please email:



Cory Potter
Director of Institutional Planning, Effectiveness and Research

Lisa Ebarb Goode
Research Analyst / SIS Support


Justin Nichols
Planning and Research Assistant I

1008 South Main St., Danville, VA 24541  |  434.797.2222  |  434.688.0136 (vp)  |  FAX: 434.797.8514  |  Toll-Free: 1.800.560.4291
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