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Institutional Research & Decision Support


The mission of IRDS is to provides analysis for data-driven decision-making and communicates research insights that support strategic initiatives. IRDS strives to be a trusted partner and consultant, providing accurate and actionable information to campus constituents.

IRDS Services

· Data Analysis (descriptive and predictive)

· Data Visualizations

· Decision Support Reports/Briefs

· External Reporting (IPEDS, rankings, accreditation)

· Survey Support

· Data Governance Support

· Research & Data Consultation

Areas of Specialization

·Corinne Townsend, PhD: Admissions, Predictive Analytics, Data Visualizations, Marketing Effectiveness Analysis, Student Success, Enrollment Management, Strategic Planning

· Andrea Hall-Cuccia, EdD: External Reporting, Institutional Surveys and Benchmarking, Data Visualizations, Ad Hoc Analysis, Faculty/Staff analysis, Survey Support

· Jose Lopez Arriaza, MS: New Program Development, Business Intelligence Process Mapping, University Certifications, Instructional Reporting