Planning, Analysis and Decision Support: We provide research, data, and analysis to enable the university strategic plan and to make evidence-based decisions.

Mission

The Office of Planning, Analysis and Decision Support fulfills the university mission by providing research, data, and analysis to enable the university strategic plan and to make evidence-based decisions.  The unit builds the infrastructure, conducts analyses, and interprets results to assist constituents with understanding and using data for continuous quality improvement in the areas of  enrollment management, student learning, retention and graduation, finance, and program effectiveness. 

Vision

Through ethical data use and strategic analytics, the organization promotes continuous quality improvement in service of personal learning and growth for all constituents of the organization.

Goals/Objectives/Values

The Office of Planning, Analysis and Decision Support has an ongoing responsibility to affect change and learning by adding value to institutional data and information.  This unit is an effective change agent, manager of data, and creator of accurate and reliable decision support information. 

The unit empowers decision makers by: 

Progressing from data information to data optimization, providing greater insight through predictive and prescriptive data analysis.

Increasing access to curated data through such tools as interactive data dashboards and customized operational reporting.

Developing strategic data governance to ensure data integrity, accountability, accuracy, and responsiveness.

Being service-oriented to understand and meet the needs of our constituents.

RooPlan reports are now available on the Dashboards, Reports & Historical Data page, in the Internal Reports (Login Required) section.