Institutional Research

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Office of Institutional Research serves as a centralized data resource to the university community by providing strategic, timely, accurate information and research service to assist institutional planning and assessment, inform sound decision making, and enhance institutional effectiveness.  


  • Develop and monitor performance indicators that measure overall institutional effectiveness and the university's progress toward strategic planning goals and objectives;
  • Respond to mandated reporting requirements from Federal, State, UNC system and accrediting agencies;
  • Oversee and maintain the official institutional data;
  • Prepare enrollment projection models in assisting the Enrollment Planning Group;
  • Administer and analyze institution-wide surveys and testing and disseminate results to the campus community;
  • Conduct research studies to assist academic and administrative departments in meeting program review, assessment, and accreditation requirements; and
  • Serve as a consultant to support data-driven decision-making process at all levels.


  • Communication
  • Collaboration
  • Integrity
  • Accountability
  • Innovation
  • Service