About Us


The Office of Institutional Research provides decision-making and planning support through the collection, storage, analysis and presentation of research data about Stetson University.


The office is located on the second floor of DeLand Hall on Stetson University's historic DeLand campus.


Colin MacFarlane is the Interim Executive Director of Institutional Research and Effectiveness. His areas of expertise include data management, quantitative analysis, and assessment. He enjoys working with colleagues to develop comprehensive plans to identify, collect, analyze, and act upon data to make meaningful improvement, all in the ultimate support of student learning. He joined the Hatter community in 2012.

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Patti Sanders
 is the Research Associate in the Institutional Research Office at Stetson University in DeLand, FL. She has over 20 years of experience in institutional research and extensive experience creating and providing data for the Stetson community.

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Jamie Kugel
 serves as Data Analyst for Institutional Research and the Registrar's Office. In this capacity, she is responsible for developing data queries and reports to facilitate processes and enhance workflows. 

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Kristen McKosky
, SACS-COC coordinator, provides additional support to the Office of Institutional Research & Effectiveness. In this capacity, she is primarily responsible for facilitating institutional assessment processes. 

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