Institutional Research

The Director of Institutional Research reports to the Vice Provost.

The Director of Institutional Research acts as a liaison with the numerous institutional research functions of the University such as Administrative Information Systems, the Registrar, Recruitment and Admissions, the Business & Finance Financial Analyst, Institutional Advancement Records and professionals within each School.

The Primary Institutional Research Functions involve:

  • Acting as a liaison and data provider with various organizations and agencies such as the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), Independent colleges & Universities of Florida (ICUF), Consortium for Student Retention Data Exchange (CSRDE), as well as many others, in the reporting of institutional data on admissions, financial aid, endowment, finance, faculty/staff, library and finance.
  • Creation and distribution of the institutional Fact Book & Quick Facts
  • Providing annual institutional data for the University's accrediting agency, the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC)
  • Maintaining the Common Data Set and coordinate the gathering of consistent information to respond to external surveys and college guides requesting University data.
  • Providing information/data for internal and external ad hoc requests
  • Working with all areas of the University including academic programs, administrative and support services regarding institutional effectiveness efforts and ensure accordance with accreditation criteria
  • Supporting the data needs for institutional research projects, assessment, and accountability
  • Serving as a liaison for the University Schools to agencies such as the Florida Education and Training Placement Information Program (FETPIP)
  • Providing data for University publication
chapel-thompson