The work of the Office of Institutional Research is guided by the following mission statement:
The mission of the Office of Institutional Research is to facilitate the collection, analysis, and interpretation of institutional data and the timely distribution of information to its clients, including academic and administrative decision makers, faculty committees, students and users outside the University. Information provided by this office supports institutional management, planning, and decision-making. The Office carries out routine and ad hoc reporting and analyses; provides information and analyses in support of institutional effectiveness; informs the ongoing development of the Decision Support System; and assists in the identification and resolution of data quality issues. An integral part of this mission is to be customer focused, to be forward thinking, to anticipate informational needs, and to keep abreast of local and national educational issues.