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Office of Institutional Effectiveness and Student Success

The Office of Institutional Effectiveness and Student Success Initiatives (OIESS) provides leadership and support in research, planning and assessment to members of the NOVA community engaged in planning and evaluating the College's success in accomplishing its mission.

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Spotlight is a publication of NOVA’s Office of Institutional Effectiveness & Student Success. Spotlight graphically presents data regarding issues that affect our students, our faculty, and our community, to encourage understanding of these issues, and discussion of strategies for addressing them.

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