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Institutional Effectiveness Planning provides administrative stewardship to ensure that institutional planning, assessment, and accreditation standards are integrated across all units of the College.  Through engagement with national, regional, state and local agencies in higher education, IEP collaborates with faculty, staff and administrative leadership to achieve and sustain institutional effectiveness and compliance.


Rhodes State College is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC) located at 230 South LaSalle Street, Suite 7-500, Chicago, IL 60604. (800) 621-7440. The College is accredited by the HLC to award Associate degrees and Certificates.

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Rhodes State considers perspectives of internal and external constituent groups before implementing plans of action using a comprehensive SIEPS model.

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The assessment process at Rhodes confirms success of student learning across curricular and co-curricular activities and verifies the impact on student learning across departments.

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Shared Governance

Shared Governance is centered around 7 guiding principles which serve to define a sustainable relationship among faculty, students, staff, College leadership, and the Board of Trustees.

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Meet Our Team

Nanette Smith

Executive Director, Institutional Effectiveness Planning
(419) 995-8016

Lindsey Balliet

Research Analysist
(567) 242-5973

Pam Mooneyhan

Administrative Assistant