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Institutional Research & Institutional Effectiveness

The Institutional Research and Institutional Effectiveness offices are located on the 3rd floor of the Higdon Administration Building. Be sure to check out the other links on the left.

Our Team
Katie Clauson Bash, Ph.D. 
Vice President for Institutional Effectiveness
Stacy Gibbs
Director of Institutional Research
Stephanie Shields   
Administrative & Research Assistant
New Program Implementation

The New Program Implementation Handbook approved 2/5/2019, including the policy which is embedded in the Handbook as Appendix A. Formerly known as the NPIP Form. Managed by VPIE and the Graceland Innovation Committee.

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GU Fact Book Updated

The Graceland University Fact Book has been updated for 2018-19. It’s posted publicly in My Graceland on the Institutional Research page under Resources. A big thank you to those of you who helped gather the information!  

Here’s a sh...

2016-2017 Common Data Set is online

The 2016-2017 Common Data Set (CDS) has been posted online for your reference on the following page:

Great news! Step 1 of Graceland’s 10-year, comprehensive accreditation (HLC) review is complete!

The Quality Initiative Committee (QIC) worked for three years to experiment with various professional development opportunities and, last spring, made their recommendation for a permanent professional development function for the Lamoni Campus.  Inde...

HLC Visit '17: Five Criteria

The Higher Learning Commission (HLC) will review Graceland based on five criteria:

     1) Mission

     2) Integrity

     3) Teaching and Learning Quality, Resources & Support


GU Fact Book 2015-2016 is online!

Has someone asked you or are you wondering about…

  • Enrollments on the Lamoni Campus?
  • Enrollments in our online & other programs?
  • International student percentage?
  • Student to Faculty Ratio?
  • Average class size?
  • GLC retention rate?
  • Rankings & awards G...

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