Office of Planning and Institutional Research

The mission of the Office of Planning and Institutional Research is to provide leading edge support and research to guide decisions related to access, engagement, and excellence opportunities for the students, faculty, staff and community we serve. Our activities include:
  • developing and updating Northampton’s Strategic Plan and maintaining annual college-wide action plans
  • analyzing and reporting enrollment and graduation trends
  • tracking and analyzing measures of student success
  • assessing institutional effectiveness through data collection and survey research
  • completing state and federal compliance reports
  • monitoring demographic, economic, educational and labor market trends
Click here to view the NCC Strategic Plan

Click here to view the NCC Fact Book

Helene Whitaker, Vice-President, Administrative Affairs, (610) 861-5496
E. Jill Hirt, Ph.D., Director, Planning, Assessment and Institutional Effectiveness, (610) 861-5421
Kathy Kapcsos, Director, Institutional Research, (610) 861-5499
Rachel Stumpp, Research Associate, (610) 861-4585
Renee Vannicola, Administrative Assistant, (610) 861-5065
Donna Talaber, Administrative Assistant, (610) 861-4569

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