The purpose of the San Diego City College Institution Research and Effectiveness Committee (IREC) is to promote and facilitate a culture of evidence and inquiry in which accurate data and information is generated and developed into useful information for institutional assessment, planning, and to improve student learning and institutional effectiveness. Activities directed toward this mission include the development of an annual college-wide research agenda; management of internal and external research requests following established protocols; support and facilitation of research and delivery of data and information in instructional programs and student service areas; maintenance of the Research Committee and the Office of Institutional Research webpages; and collaboration with the San Diego Community College District Office of Institutional Research and Planning.


Co-Chairs (non-voting)

Susan Murray Dean, Institutional Effectiveness
Clair Johnson Research Analyst 


Administrators appointed by the president (3)

Randy Barnes Academic Dean

Faculty members appointed by the Academic Senate (3)

Meirav Lavy
Anna Rogers
Paul Young

Classified staff members appointed by the Classified Senate (2)

Desiree van Saanen

Representatives of Student Success Initiatives (3)

Lance Soukhaseum
Beverly Warren

Student Representative appointed by Associated Students Government (1)


SDCC Office of Institutional Research

Clair Johnson Research Analyst
Jesse Garber Research Associate