Institutional Research

Research Services

What We Offer

The Office of Institutional Research and Planning provides data gathering, analytical, and consulting services related to key functional areas of the University, including:

  • Accreditation
  • Admissions
  • Alumni Relations
  • Assessment
  • Departmental Self-Studies
  • Faculty Compensation
  • Financial Aid
  • Marketing
  • Strategic Planning
  • Space

Additionally, the Office is responsible for reporting to external agencies and college guide services, including:

  • the National Center for Education Statistics (IPEDS)
  • the National Collegiate Athletic Association (Graduation Rate Report and Financial Aid Data Management System)
  • the New England Board of Higher Education
  • US News and World Report
  • the College Board's Annual Survey of Colleges
  • more than three dozen additional college guide, professional organization, and accreditation-related surveys

The Director is currently a member of the following campus-wide committees:

Budget Advisory Committee (ex officio)