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About the OIR
  • The mission of the Office of Institutional Research (OIR) is to support decision-making, planning, and evaluation activities of Capital University leadership by conducting studies related to ongoing academic affairs and institutional effectiveness.

    This mission is achieved by performing the following functions:

    • Support planning activities of the University
    • Develop and maintain a research cycle of institutional studies that support University goals
    • Build and maintain a University information repository
    • Provide information/analyses related to enrollment targets
    • Supply information/data pertinent to accreditation reports
    • Locate and summarize information on peer institutions
    • Provide decision support and design ad hoc studies to meet developing University priorities
    • Serve as the primary liaison with federal and state agencies
    • Participate in the ongoing development of databases (i.e., student and faculty datamart) useful to institutional management and longitudinal tracking
    • Respond to internal and external data requests
    • Identify and inform the University about campus and external higher education trends
    • Serve as a campus research design resource

     

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