Institutional Research and Assessment

Vice President and Dean of Institutional Effectiveness and Planning


  • Responsible for managing academic and institutional planning, analytical decision-support and assessment
  • Supports the Management Team and Board in collecting and using data to inform institutional decision-making
  • Responsible for ensuring best practices in the integration of tools and methods across the College to measure institutional effectiveness
  • Serves as the institution’s primary planning officer supporting strategic planning
  • Oversees national surveys and coordinates data collection for national databases
  • Responsible for leading accreditation activities and is the contact with the Middle States Commission on Higher Education
  • The Vice President and Dean of Institutional Effectiveness and Planning reports to the President and to the Provost

Kathleen Harring
Provost Office
College Center, 3rd Floor
Phone: 484-664-3424
E-mail: harring@muhlenberg.edu