Institutional Research & Assessment
Empowering Decision-Making Through Data
The Official Source for Butler University Facts and Figures
Our mission is to foster a data-driven culture and facilitate strategic planning and decision-making by providing accurate, relevant, and unbiased data; offering higher education research expertise and statistical consulting services; and improving teaching and learning by assisting academic departments with program reviews and other assessment efforts.
Butler University Fact Book
The Butler University Fact Book is a comprehensive compilation of official Butler University data. In it you will find information on students (enrollment, retention, and awarded degrees) and faculty (college distribution, course load).
Common Data Set
The Common Data Set is a standardized annual survey, developed through the collaborative effort of higher education institutions and college guide publishers, which acts as a general institutional FAQ resource.
College and Departmental Assessment
Here you will find a list of assessment resources that may be useful to your college or department in preparation for upcoming reviews.
Additional Research & Assessment Resources
Several resources are available for faculty and staff as they prepare for reviews, apply for grants, report their activity, and review or prepare for the reaccreditation process.
Faculty Activity Report
As part of Butler University’s annual faculty evaluation process, all full-time faculty members are expected to complete an annual Faculty Activity Report (FAR).
Year 4 HLC Comprehensive Evaluation information
Information Request Form
If you have a different need, such as research or statistical consultation, understanding a University report, or assistance with gathering appropriate data for a project, please submit an information request form.
Internal & External Surveys
Access a listing of the myriad reporting requirements fulfilled by OIRA.