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Office of Planning and Analysis

The Office of Planning and Analysis (i.e. Institutional Research) provides a wide variety of supportive services for academic and administrative units and departments. These include: 1) providing staff support for strategic planning efforts initiated by the provost; 2) conducting administrative evaluation programs; 3) conducting analytical studies of critical university issues; 4) completing internal and external data requests and requirements; and 5) supporting university task force and committee assignments.

Mission Statement

The Office of Planning and Analysis supports the university in fulfilling its mission by providing timely and relevant information to aid in planning, decision-making, accountability, and effectiveness. In accomplishing this, we strive for integrity, accuracy and responsiveness. The staff incorporates initiative, teamwork and service-orientation to meet the needs of our external and internal constituents.


To maintain the quality of our efforts while improving research methods and technological processes to accommodate the growth in demand for data and the strategic planning needs of the university.