Office of Planning and Institutional Research Edit

Summary

Identifier
01 MWalB00378A

Dates

  • 1989 (Creation)

Extents

  • 0.40 Linear Feet (Whole)
  • 0.40 Linear Feet (Whole)

Notes

  • Conditions Governing Access

    Access to the collection is in accordance with the policies of the Robert D. Farber University Archives & Special Collections Department, Brandeis University. Please contact the department for more information.

  • Conditions Governing Use

    Requests to reproduce or publish material from the collection should be directed to the Robert D. Farber University Archives & Special Collections Department, Brandeis University.

  • Other Descriptive Information

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  • Biographical / Historical

    The Office of Planning and Institutional Research (OPIR) was established in 2010, uniting under one umbrella the functions of strategic and integrated planning, physical planning, institutional research, and enterprise risk management.

    OPIR is responsible for providing university leadership with information to support institutional planning, policy formation and analysis, and decision-making. The Office of Planning and Institutional Research provides or oversees:

    senior-level staff support for strategic planning campus planning and physical planning, including facilities planning through schematic design institutional research and decision support services enterprise risk management internal and external data reporting

    Mission Statement

    The mission of the Office of Planning and Institutional Research is to provide official, accurate and unbiased information and analysis about the university. This is accomplished this by:

    Advocating for quality and integrity of data Conducting research studies and analysis on issues of importance to the University Organizing, administering and reporting on population surveys of university constituencies Serving as a resource to community members in need of data/facts about the university Supporting the assessment efforts of the university Responding to external requests for information (e.g. college guides) Providing university data as required by government agencies

    Description taken from the OPIR website 8/22/16.

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