The role of the Institutional Research (IR) department is to collect, analyze and report data that will help the University in its strategic planning, including improvements targeted at improving student learning. Critical to this role is using evidence-based assessment models to demonstrate the University's success at achieving its mission and vision.
Specifically, the department is responsible for:
- Providing information that supports institutional planning and decision making;
- Coordinating responses to inquiries for university-related information; and
- Serving as a comprehensive source for information about the Institution.