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Institutional Research & Effectiveness


The mission of the Department of Institutional Research and Effectiveness is to provide comprehensive information to support strategic planning, decision making, and evaluation of effectiveness.

To achieve our mission, the Department of Institutional Research and Effectiveness:

  • Ensures overall reporting and data accountability to prepare data to aid institutional decision making;
  • Maintains knowledge of Banner to facilitate the retrieval of student data;
  • Provides quality service to address various College reporting needs; and
  • Provides a comprehensive planning and assessment process to facilitate and achieve College goals.


Useful Links

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools

Louisiana Board of Regents

National Center for Education Statistics

Louisiana Board of Regents Data and Publications

Louisiana Community and Technical College System (LCTCS)


IRE Data Request



Dr. Carrie Cortez, Director of Institutional Research & Effectiveness

(985) 448-7936

Darren Kraemer, Institutional Research Database Administrator

(985) 448-7935