Institutional Research and Effectiveness

Who We Are 

Chris Kao
Director of Institutional Research

Kyle Doty
Research and Assessment Coordinator

Rachel Nielson
Institutional Research and Records Analyst

What We Do 

Institutional Research and Effectiveness is responsible for:

  • Supporting the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) accreditation and ensuring Flagler College remains in compliance with their standards.
  • Coordinating and fulfilling program-level assessments, including the Major Field Tests and Core Skills Assessments.
  • Collecting, analyzing, and maintaining enrollment data.
  • Providing accurate reports to internal and external sources, including academic offices, and federal, state, and accrediting agencies.
  • Developing and integrating strategic planning efforts at the institutional and departmental levels to ensure quality and support accreditation.

Contact Us 

We are located at 20 Valencia Street. Please feel free to email us at