Office of Institutional Effectiveness

Mission Statement

The mission of the Office of Institutional Effectiveness is the assessment, planning and analysis of data for Southwest Texas Junior College. The Office of Institutional Effectiveness processes are utilized in order to support and evaluate the effectiveness of the college in accomplishing its mission of providing accessible, affordable, high-quality education that prepares students to successfully transfer to senior colleges and universities; enter the job market; pursue their professional and personal goals; and contribute to the economic growth of the region.

Contact Information

2401 Garner Field Road - Richarz Building
Uvalde, TX 78801
Fax: (830) 591-7354

Office of Institutional Effectiveness Staff

R Zimmerman

Dr. Renée T. Zimmerman
Director of Institutional Effectiveness
(830) 591-7326

C LaRue

Carol LaRue
Assessment Coordinator
(830) 591-7324
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Primary Program Responsibilities: 
Instructional Outcome & Assessment, Program Review, IPEDs, Legislative Budget Board, Other

G Cruz

Gloria Cruz
Research Associate I
(830) 591-7221
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Primary Program Responsibilities: Unit Action Plans, Internal & External Surveys, Office of Institutional Effectiveness Calendar, General Education Core Assessment

M Gonzales

Marcos Gonzales
Research Associate
(830) 591-7319
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Primary Program Responsibilities: CAS, CBM Reports, Quick Facts, Student Evaluation of Faculty, Technical Program Data

Assessments & Review



SWTJC Glossary 

Overview of SWTJC Planning Process



Unit Action Planner (WhippleWare)

Research & Reports

Quick Facts is an annual publication from the Office of Planning & Research which gives a brief overview of SWTJC, programs offered, demographic information, and financial information.

Student Financial Wellness Survey

     Up Front Newsletter December 2018 – Student Financial Wellness Survey
     Student Financial Wellness Survey – Preview Report for Texas Pathways Institute Participants

End of Year Board Report - 2019 - 2020 Institutional Effectiveness Performance Measures

IPEDS Data Feedback ReportsThe Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) is a system of survey components that collects data from about 6,400 institutions that provide postsecondary education across the United States. IPEDS collects institution-level data on student enrollment, graduation rates, student charges, program completions, faculty, staff, and finances. For more information about IPEDS, visit the NCES website.

2019 Data Feedback Report
2018 Data Feedback Report
2017 Data Feedback Report
2016 Data Feedback Report
2015 Data Feedback Report
2014 Data Feedback Report
2013 Data Feedback Report


Community College Survey of Student Engagement (CCSSE)