Institutional Effectiveness

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The Department of Institutional Effectiveness supports the College by providing ongoing timely data collection, analysis, and dissemination of internal and external reports concerning personnel, facilities, equipment, programs, services, and fiscal resources. This information is used for databases, external and internal studies, and statistical analyses to support planning evaluation and management processes. The Department of Institutional Effectiveness also guides the College in the completion of its continuous planning activities.

Strategic Plan 2020-2025

The five-year strategic planning process allows James Sprunt Community College to reflect on its current mission, examine data and feedback, and define specific strategies to ensure the College is always providing the necessary programs, resources, and supportive services for Duplin County.

Strategic Plan 2020-2025

Quality Enhancement Plan

The Quality Enhancement Plan (QEP) is a document developed by the College that (1) includes a process identifying key issues emerging from institutional assessment, (2) focuses on learning outcomes and/or the environment supporting student learning and accomplishing the mission of the institution, (3) demonstrates institutional capability for the initiation, implementation, and completion of the QEP, (4) includes broad-based involvement of institutional constituencies in the development and proposed implementation of the QEP, and (5) identifies goals and a plan to assess their achievement.

Quality Enhancement Plan (QEP)


James Sprunt Community College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) to award associate degrees. James Sprunt Community College also may offer credentials such as certificates and diplomas at approved degree levels. Questions about the accreditation of James Sprunt Community College may be directed in writing to the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, GA 30033-4097, by calling (404) 679-4500, or by using information available on SACSCOC’s website (

Other Accreditation

  • North Carolina Department of Justice ‚Äď Criminal Justice Standards Division¬†
  • North Carolina Board of Nursing¬†
  • North Carolina State Board of Cosmetic Arts¬†¬†
  • North Carolina Board of Barbering¬†
  • North Carolina Bar Association
  • North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services Division of Health Service Regulation

North Carolina Performance Measures

The Performance Measures for Student Success Report is the North Carolina Community College System’s major accountability document. This annual performance report is based on data compiled during the previous year and serves to inform colleges and the public about the performance of our 58 community colleges.

Measures included:

  • Basic Skills Student Progress
  • Student Success Rate in College‚ÄźLevel English Courses
  • Student Success Rate in College‚ÄźLevel Math Courses
  • First Year Progression
  • Curriculum Student Completion
  • Licensure and Certification Passing Rate
  • College Transfer Performance
North Carolina Community College Performance Measures Report

IPEDS – National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)

IPEDS is a system of 12 interrelated survey components conducted annually that gathers data from every college, university, and technical and vocational institution that participates in the federal student financial aid programs. The data collections occur in fall, winter, and spring. IPEDS is the key student completion indicator for the College.


Assessment Planning Tools

NILOA provides a library of high-quality, peer-reviewed assignments linked to Degree Qualifications Profile (DQP) outcomes.

North Carolina Community College System (NCCCS) Analytics and Reporting

FTE (Actual and Budget)

Total Headcount

Basic Skills Headcount

Dual Enrollment Summary

Employee Headcount

Contact Info

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