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Institutional Research & Assessment

Who We Are and What We Do

The Office of Institutional Research and Assessment provides evidence to inform decision-making and leads the college’s efforts to assess student learning.

We are the source for official Keene State College data through

  • reports to government agencies, trustees, accreditors, and other regulators;
  • publications such as the Factbook;
  • response to external surveys such as those from college ranking publications;
  • research reports about important campus issues; and
  • response to internal and external requests for information about the College.

We gather data about student experiences and student learning both inside and outside the classroom, through


Publications and Reports

Alumni surveys

CIRP Freshman Survey 2015

Graduating Student Surveys

National Survey of Student Engagement 2016

Retention & Completion Studies

Other Reports


Publication Archive

Looking for historical information? You’ll find links to reports, surveys and publications dating back 10 years, as well as brief descriptions of our recurring publications within our publication archive.


Policy and Resources for Electronic Student Surveys

Planning to conduct an electronic survey of KSC students? Here’s the information you need.


Academic Assessment

Assessment is a process of determining "what is." Assessment provides faculty members, administrators, trustees, and others with evidence, numerical or otherwise, from which they can develop useful information about their students, institutions, programs, and courses and also about themselves.


Important Links

You’ll find links to online resources here, including regional and national research associations, census data, and more.

Contact Institutional Research & Assessment

Most institutional research data is available through our publications and reports. If you need other information that is not available there, please contact our staff.

George Smeaton - Director for Institutional Effectiveness & Research, 603-358-2625
Vicki Warzecha - Associate Director for Institutional Research, 603-358-2125
Colleen Pascu - Institutional Research Analyst, 603-358-2129
Tracy Kaletsky - Assessment Systems Administrator, 603-358-2186