Skip to Main content
Wide shot of the front of Ponce Hall.

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, 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 in Wiley 204.
Please feel free to email us at