A job well done!

Leonard Simpson, survey research analyst at San Jacinto College, and Cindy Ullrich, research analyst at Brazosport College, discuss the Institutional Information System during a break at the recent GCAIR meeting.

Leonard Simpson, survey research analyst at San Jacinto College, and Cindy Ullrich, research analyst at Brazosport College, discuss the Institutional Information System during a break at the recent GCAIR meeting.

The San Jacinto College aSPIRE
Office was recently selected to
host the Gulf Coast Association
of Institutional Research (GCAIR)
quarterly meeting, based on the
College’s accomplishment in effectively
utilizing the Institutional
Information System (IIS).
George González, director of
research and institutional effectiveness,
presented “The Odyssey
of Implementing an Institutional
Information System (IIS) at San
Jacinto College” to association
members. González explained
the history of the IIS from its beginning,
selecting a vendor, the report request process, and the

George González, director of research and institutional effectiveness at San Jacinto College, presented “The Odyssey of Implementing an Institutional Information System (IIS) at San Jacinto College” during the recent GCAIR meeting.

George González, director of research and institutional effectiveness at San Jacinto College, presented “The Odyssey of Implementing an Institutional Information System (IIS) at San Jacinto College” during the recent GCAIR meeting.

“go-live” in late August 2008. He
also gave a demonstration of the
reports available through the IIS
at San Jacinto College.
The GCAIR consists of
Institutional Research offices
from the following community
colleges: Alvin Community
College, Blinn College, Brazosport
College, College of the Mainland,
Galveston College, Houston
Community College
System, Lee College,
Lone Star College
System, San Jacinto
College, Victoria
College, and Wharton
County Junior College.

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