Office of Institutional Effectiveness and Planning


The Office of Institutional Effectiveness and Planning provides leadership and support for campus-wide assessment and planning to increase institutional effectiveness and advance the mission of Missouri Valley College.


  • Efficient
  • Strategic
  • Meaningful


  • Develop and maintain a comprehensive framework for assessment and planning
  • Provide support for campus-wide participation in assessment and planning
  • Compile, analyze, and interpret information that is useful in decision making
  • Facilitate development, implementation, and ongoing evaluation of the strategic plan
  • Support institutional and program accreditation activities

Assessment Advisory Board

The Assessment Advisory Board (AAB) meets monthly with the Director of Institutional Effectiveness and Planning and is involved in many assessment activities.

AAB Goals

  • Promote involvement of all MVC personnel in assessment and planning
  • Encourage a culture of inquiry involving assessment, evidence, evaluation, and action
  • Keep abreast of assessment and planning best practice strategies in higher education

2013-2014 Assessment Advisory Board (AAB)

  • Carol Smith1 - Staff, Director of Learning Center
  • Norine Gaskill3 - Staff, Library Services Coordinator
  • Dessie Stafford4 - Faculty, Business Division
  • Susan Dittmer1 - Faculty, Communications Division
  • Peggy Sherman4 - Faculty, Education Division
  • Garry Anders3 -Faculty, Fine Arts Division
  • Kelley Fuemmeler1 - Faculty, Languages and Humanities Division
  • Allan Wilson6 - Faculty, Math/Science Division
  • Tonya Eddy1 - Faculty, School of Nursing and Health Sciences
  • Jennifer Livengood2 - Faculty, Social Science Division
  • To be selected - Student
  • To be selected - Student

Superscript signifies number of years on board, present year included.