Institutional Research, Planning & Assessment
The IRPA office contributes to institutional effectiveness through planning, data for decision-support, and assessment, in effort toward continuous improvement and in service to the college mission. Explore the various areas within this department below.
Chesapeake College is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE). Several career programs are also accredited by professional organizations.
The college regularly undertakes a comprehensive self-study process to reaffirm its accreditation with the Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE).
The Institutional Research office compiles and reports data in various forms for the college to the Federal Government, State of Maryland, and to external and internal stakeholders.
Mission, Core Values, and Strategic Plan
Institutional assessment process at Chesapeake College—which is informed by the integrated outcomes of academic program and administrative/co-curricular assessment—finds meaning within the institution’s continuous improvement agenda/cycle.
Assessment is the systematic collection of information about student learning, using the time, knowledge, expertise, and resources available, in order to inform decisions that affect student learning.
Chesapeake College believes that student success is an integrated, multidimensional outcome that results from the conscientious application of both academic program and administrative/co-curricular assessment data, within the framework of the institution’s institutional assessment process. Administrative/co-curricular assessment is significant to Chesapeake’s continuous improvement agenda.
A variety of information about Chesapeake College and its students is provided to the public to inform current and prospective students and their families. The content of this page is in compliance with Higher Education Opportunity Act (HEOA).
Chris Hall, Director of Institutional Research
Charles Lartey, Director of Assessment & Planning
Tom Eleuterio, Senior Research Analyst
Emily Tipton, Assessment & Planning Analyst
Pam Garton, Administrative Coordinator for Innovation, Learning & Effectiveness