The Office of Institutional Effectiveness and Student Success Initiatives (OIESSI) was formed to provide research, support, and leadership necessary for the NOVA community engaged in planning and evaluating the success of the College’s mission to complete their charge successfully. OIESSI has developed a strong commitment to the mission of NOVA. Four departments are located under OIESSI: The Office of Institutional Research, Office of College Planning, Office of Academic Assessment, and Office of Student Success Initiatives.
Vice President, of the Office of Institutional Effectiveness and Student Success Initiatives
Dr. George Gabriel is the Vice President of the Office of Institutional Effectiveness and Student Success Initiatives. He assumes general supervisory administration for institutional research, College planning and student assessment. He and his staff provide information in support of institutional planning, policy formulation, and decision making for the College.
Dr. Gabriel is the recipient of a Ph.D. in Sociology/Economics from Vanderbilt University in Nashville, TN and has over 30 years of experience in higher education.