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Office of Data, Assessment and Institutional Research

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226 Anderson Hall
919 Mid-Campus Dr. North
Kansas State University
Manhattan, KS 66506

(785) 532-2115

Mission Statement

The Data, Assessment, and Institutional Research (DAIR) at Kansas State University serves as the steward of enterprise data warehouse and the official source of comprehensive information about the University and provides analytical support to the University's planning, assessment, and decision-making processes.


  • Serve as the official source of institutional information for the University.

  • Provide data and analytical support to the University's mission and strategic directions.

  • Prepare mandatory reports required by federal and state agencies.

  • Lead enterprise data warehouse design, management, maintenance, and enhancement through collaborating with data stewards and IT units. 

  • Lead university's data governance processes through working with data custodians, stewards, and other stakeholders.

  • Develop and implement institutional data policy, serve as the designee of the provost to serve as the steward of the policy.

  • Lead and coordinate assessment of student learning.

  • Provide support for systematic University-wide participation in planning, program review, assessment, and accreditation.

  • Initiate and conduct studies, surveys and analyses in support of critical institutional endeavors.

  • Develop and deploy BI tools and maintain IR information portals via user-friendly and easily accessible venues.

  • Prepare reports for other internal and external stakeholders.

Ethical Principles

AIR Statement of Ethical Principles