Institutional Research and Effectiveness Office Staff


Susan Canon
Director, Institutional Research & Effectiveness

Susan responds to external and internal requests for college data, provides institutional and benchmarking data, and facilitates policies and practices to ensure integration of institutional information systems, data integrity, and access to data.


Laura Maki
Associate Director, Educational Research & Assessment

Laura provides research and data analysis for assessment and evaluation activities across the college. She leads projects initiated by faculty and staff, and guides educational assessment and evaluation from commencement to completion and beyond.


Pa Thao
Institutional Research & Effectiveness Associate

Pa provides technical, organizational, and analytical support for institutional research and effectiveness activities across the college. She designs, conducts and reports on research that supports institutional decision-making and effectiveness.


Sara Putnam
Institutional Research & Effectiveness Administrative Assistant

Sara provides general administrative support for assessment of student learning, instructional evaluation, and institutional research; communicates information about office policies, services, and resources; and oversees student research assistants.