Office of Planning, Assessment, and Research
300 Kresge Hall
The mission of the Office of Planning, Assessment and Research is to coordinate institution-wide planning, assessment and institutional research activities in support of the University's three-fold mission of teaching, research and service. These activities include strategic and operational planning, assessment, institutional research and institutional reporting and surveys. The Office's efforts are directed toward identifying, analyzing and monitoring internal and external trends and developments that influence the University's mission and strategic vision. The Office coordinates the implementation of the University's institutional effectiveness system, supports accreditation activities and provides Web support services. Through its research and analytical activities, the Office develops recommendations on strategic responses, policy issues and plans of action, and provides information and data that inform administrative and management decisions.