The Office of Research, Assessment, and Effectiveness (RAE) is responsible for gathering and sharing data about Prince George's Community College. Teams across the college use this data to help them make better decisions in their work.

Mission Statement

The Office of Research, Assessment, and Effectiveness (RAE) will support Prince George’s Community College as it advances a culture of evidence for decision making by providing accurate, meaningful, and actionable information in a timely fashion.

Vision Statement

The Office of Research, Assessment, and Effectiveness (RAE) will be at the leading edge of innovation in the collection, processing, analysis, and use of data.

Information We Provide


Prince George's Community College is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE), which involves regular self-study and a site visit that helps confirm our commitment to student success.


Institutional and student assessments require the application of higher education best practices. They also require clear, consistent standards by which to evaluate the college, students, and faculty.

Data and Reports

Here are some of our most recently reported data:

Institutional Review Board

All people, entities, agencies, and organizations are required to request and receive permission from the PGCC Institutional Review Board (IRB) before conducting any data collection from students, staff, or faculty of the college.

Before you submit a proposal, please carefully review all IRB instructions and forms. Incomplete proposals cannot be considered.

PGCC Institutional Review Board Policies and Procedures

PGCC IRB Application

Completed proposals (including all supporting documents) and any questions regarding research at PGCC should be sent to

Contact Us

Dr. Laura Ariovich

Executive Director
Kent Hall, Room 232

Mrs. Elizabeth Clune-Kneuer

Director of Analytics and Reporting
Kent Hall, Room 234

Mr. James Dick

Sr. Business and Research Analyst
Kent Hall, Room 261

Ms. Sade Walker

Sr. Research Analyst
Kent Hall, Room 230

Dr. Felicia Heru

Research Analyst
Kent Hall, Room 261

Dr. Shari Jurik

Research Analyst
Kent Hall, Room 229

Ms. Janet Dinkins

Executive Associate
Kent Hall, Room 231