Institutional Research Goals

I. ACCREDITATION AND REGULATORY REPORTING

Coordinate and/or complete requisite state, federal and accreditation regulatory reports by providing accurate and timely information and analysis as required to meet all mandated state and federal reporting deadlines.

II.  INTERNAL DECISION-MAKING, PLANNING, EFFECTIVNESS AND ASSESSMENT

Provide accurate, timely, and useful information about Union College and similar institutions, coordinate and /or administer surveys, and report on outcomes when appropriate to support internal decision-making, planning, effectiveness, bench-marking and assessment purposes.

III. GRANTS, ANNUAL AND AD HOC INSTITUTIONAL REQUESTS

Provide institutional data to departments and committees in support of planning, improvement and funding.

IV. DATA COLLECTION, GUIDEBOOKS AND EXTERNAL REPORTING

Complete annual updates of enrollment, graduation, retention rates, faculty, and other institutional data as well as, coordinating and/or completing external reporting (e.g., college guidebooks and databases, NACUBO, ASEE, and Open Doors IIE) and data exchange (HEDS Consortium) by providing accurate and timely information with adherence to instructions and deadlines.