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Institutional Research

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In support of the vision and mission of Caldwell University, the Office of Institutional Research supports senior administration by providing expertise and leadership in research and data analyses to facilitate effective decision-making.

The Office of Institutional Research and Assessment

The Office of Institutional Research, Planning and Effectiveness (IR) conducts analyses and provides data to support campus planning and decision-making, mandated external reports, and fostering a culture of accountability and assessment at the University. The office oversees all annual internal and external reporting including federal, state, and other agencies such as NJ-SURE, IPEDS, MSCHE, NC-SARA, NCES, the College Board, Peterson’s guides, and US News and World Report.

IR oversees assessment processes and ensures alignment with current Middle States Standards, and serves as the Accreditation Liaison to The Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE). Internally, IR collects, stores, analyzes, and disseminates accurate and timely institutional data and information to the Caldwell University community for program evaluation, grant applications, and strategic or operational planning. The Office conducts research and analysis to facilitate policies and practices that fosters enrollment growth, student retention, and student completion.