The IER research component produces information, statistics, and study findings for use in planning, assessment, and informed decision-making at institutional and program levels. It serves as the official source for data, statistics, and information about the institution and its programs. It also serves as the source for information/statistics requested by approved external entities. 


The following are responsibilities of IER Research:

  • Provision of statistics/information for planning and assessment
  • Production of the institutional fact book and common data set
  • Production of information/statistics for regulatory agencies and external entities
  • Design, administration, and reporting associated with internal surveys
  • Administration of external surveys administered to university students
  • Research to assess impact of strategies and/or effectiveness of programs
  • Promotion of accurate interpretation and use of statistics to guide decision-making 


The following are services provided by IER Research:

  • Assistance with strategic planning, program assessment, and research
  • Assistance in development, execution, and analysis of surveys
  • Research to assess the effectiveness of strategies employed
  • Production of information/statistics to facilitate decision-making
  • Provision of data for approved research endeavors