Institutional Research & Assessment
Empowering University Decision-Making Through Data
The Office of Institutional Research & Assessment (OIRA) is the official source for Butler University facts and figures. OIRA’s mission is to foster a data-driven culture and facilitate strategic planning and decision-making by:
- Providing accurate, relevant, and unbiased data, through descriptive and predictive analytics, to internal and external constituents, including University leadership, staff, and faculty, federal authorities, accrediting bodies, and college guide publishers such as U.S. News & World Report
- Offering higher education research expertise and statistical consulting services to academic and administrative departments
- Improving teaching and learning by assisting academic departments with program reviews and other assessment efforts
Providing leadership and support for Butler’s assessment needs, including student learning assessment, college and department program reviews, administrative assessment, and University accreditation processes.