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Office of Assessment & Institutional Research

Mission: We are a collective of data professionals who build partnerships across campus to support data-informed decision making, amplify storytelling, and improve administrative processes.

Vision: To effectively bridge the gap between data and knowledge through effective collaboration, analysis, assessment, and presentation to spark conversation, and support a culture of data literacy.

The Office of Assessment and Institutional Research is committed to institutional advancement through the following practices:

  • Providing timely, accurate, and actionable information to decision makers
  • Promoting collaboration and knowledge sharing among colleagues
  • Streamlining processes to achieve maximum effectiveness and integration of knowledge
  • Modeling effective use of technology
  • Providing context and analysis of data for greater understanding
  • Responding to and forecasting University needs
  • Engaging stakeholders across the University to promote best practices in data management

The Office of Assessment and Institutional Research provides leadership for university processes which fulfill our mission and support University decision-making including the following:

  • Official reporting to internal and external constituents
  • Data governance and data dictionary
  • University data warehouse
  • Data presentation and visualization tools
  • Academic assessment
  • University-wide surveys and course evaluations
  • Analysis and research