Office of Institutional Research and Effectiveness
Mission Statement and Office Functions
The Office of Institutional Research & Effectiveness (IRE) at Governors State University supports administrative planning and decision-making by providing accurate and timely data in high-quality reports; administering institutional, local, national, and international surveys; and creating, conducting, and planning institutional self-studies that support the mission and goals of Governors State University.
The Office of Institutional Research & Effectiveness is a university leader in advancing Governors State University’s mission and vision through a variety of functions:
- Data Management and Analytics: Coordinates the day-to day administration of university data by utilizing reporting and analytic tools to best prepare and report data for data-informed and data-driven decision-making across campus.
- External Reporting: Functions as the source for all-inclusive, accurate, and meaningful information in response to requests from external stakeholders including federal and state agencies, legislators, external accrediting bodies, and the public through surveys and studies.
- Institutional Surveys: Manages dissemination of campus-wide surveys to alumni, employees, faculty and students as well as participation in national benchmark surveys.
- Conducting Campus Research and Crafting Reports: Leads creation and implementation of institutional self-studies in quantitative, qualitative, and mixed-method formats to inform and support university planning and decision-making.
For general information or special data requests, please email the IR Office at: email@example.com. For all other data requests, please complete and submit our data request form. The data request form can be retrieved from the Institutional Research and Effectiveness portal page.
Office of Institutional Research and Effectiveness Staff
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