About Us

Click here to view the IR Calendar – under construction.

USF Sarasota-Manatee Institutional Research & Effectiveness Mission and Vision

Mission: The purpose of Institutional Research & Effectiveness is to serve the University of South Florida Sarasota-Manatee’s administration, faculty, and staff by initiating and building a comprehensive institutional research and effectiveness valuation program that supports campus decision-making, strategic planning and assessment of institutional effectiveness, and regional and specialized accreditation.

Vision: Established in 2005, Institutional Research & Effectiveness will evolve into a campus service that provides wide-ranging analysis of internal and external information and current research to assist campus decision-makers grow the University of South Florida Sarasota-Manatee to meet changing educational needs of all we serve.

Click here to watch a video about USF Sarasota-Manatee.

Safest Colleges in America

ADTsecurity.com ranked USF Sarasota-Manatee No. 18 on a list of America’s 32 safest colleges and universities, http://www.adtsecurity.com/safest-colleges-in-america/.

Click below to watch how one of our students regards her USF Sarasota-Manatee experience:
USFSM Student Appearance on TV Talk Show

Click below to review the video about Project Elevate, the U.S. Department of Education Grant to Sarasota County Schools for which USF Sarasota-Manatee is serving as the external evaluator:


Bonnie Jones, Ph.D.

Bonnie Jones
Assistant Vice President
SACSCOC Accreditation Liaison
Campus Location: C314
Telephone: (941) 359-4715
FAX: (941) 359-4298
Curriculum Vitae

Laura Hoffman, M.Ed.
Campus Location: C315
Telephone: (941) 359-4237
FAX: (941) 359-4298

Melanie Le Clainche, M.A.
Assessment Coordinator/
Statistical Data Analyst
Campus Location: C321
Telephone: (941) 359-4712
FAX: (941) 359-4298