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Contact Information

Alicia Lyon
Council Chair
Tel: 401-825-2441

Richard Coren
Council Vice-Chair
Tel: 401-825-2028

Annmarie McMahon
Council Secretary
Tel: 401-825-2184

Richard Swearingen
Web Content Manager
Tel: 401-851-1608

Council Members

Institutional Planning Council


The Institutional Planning Council is the major planning and policy body.  Its work focuses on strategic planning and college effectiveness.

Scope of work:

  • Monitor college planning system
  • Develop and update the college's strategic plan
  • Shepherd the accreditation process
  • Review recommendations for priorities in strategic plans
  • Monitor the college's program for non-academic institutional assessment
  • Develop criteria for budget allocations
  • Review budget allocation recommendations
  • Coordinate and integrate functional committees
  • Ensure college's alignment with accreditation standards, and 11

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Last Updated: 10/23/12