• Overview

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  • Mission

    The Office of Integrated Planning and Decision Support (IPaDs) provides services and research-based data for use in institutional planning, evaluation, decision-making, fund-raising and policy-making.


    • Support development of action plans and allocation of resources for their development.
    • Facilitate and support objectives and continuous evaluation of the institution, its environment and its success in achieving institutional goals and objectives.
    • Coordinate institutional data collection, analysis and reporting for internal and external evaluations, and to fulfill reporting requirements.
    • Develop special analyses and studies for use in strategic planning, decision-making and accreditation.
    • Provide staff support to Institutional Effectiveness Committee (IEC).


    • Use focus groups and other assessment tools to determine institutional research priorities.
    • Develop protocol to standardize initiation, implementation and completion of institutional research projects.