Welcome to Institutional Research and Assessment 


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An Institutional Researcher is typically the chief information officer of a college or university. They provide information to campus decision makers such as the president, vice presidents, and deans. In addition, they satisfy external requests for data.

Typical responsibilities include:

  • strategic planning support
  • personnel and staffing analyses
  • enrollment management
  • program evaluation
  • accountability reporting
  • budget and financial analyses
  • facilities planning
  • and other duties

An Institutional Researcher is concerned with the health and development of the college or university as an organization that serves the educational needs of its stakeholders. You can visit AIR, our national association's website.