For general inquiries, please contact the Office of Research, Planning & Institutional Effectiveness staff. The office is open from Monday-Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

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Research, Planning & Institutional Effectiveness 

Dean - Dr. James Smith, Ph.D.


Administrative Secretary - Dena M. Peters, B.S.


Senior Research Analyst - Christie Gabriel-Millette, M.A.,


Research Assistant - Vacant


Departments Reporting to the Dean:

Grant Development & Management

Interim Director - Joanna Oxendine, M.Ed.


Accountant - Girija Raghavan, B.S.


Professional & Organizational Development

Coordinator - Rania Hamdy, M.A.