The Office of Institutional Research and Effectiveness (IRE) serves Pacific by investigating the processes of higher education, providing analytical data management, meeting both internal and external information reporting needs, and supporting decision making.

Visit our new SharePoint site!

There you can find frequently requested information (e.g., admissions, enrollment, courses, and degree reports), performance indicators, benchmarking data, research reports and more! Our SharePoint site is available to all Pacific faculty, staff, and students. 

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Having trouble finding, accessing, or understanding data on our website? Please contact IR at IR@pacific.edu and we will be happy to provide further assistance.

 

Vision

Create and maintain an information rich environment by advancing knowledge about the entire institution.

Mission

The Institutional Research office serves the university by investigating the processes of higher education, providing analytical data management, meeting both internal and external information reporting needs, and supporting decision making.

Values

The office strives to function with accuracy, objectivity, confidentiality, a holistic perspective, and knowledge of the profession.

Strategic Plan

  • Communicate research results to campus leaders and stimulate discussion
  • Generate research and modeling to support institutional planning and change
  • Consultation with VPs to develop a data analytics research agenda for student success and enrollment growth

  • Serve as a decision making consultant to campus groups and leaders
  • Create data analytics in support of enrollment and budget projections

  • Oversee accountability reporting such as IPEDS and professional surveys.
  • Lead the development and ongoing maintenance of analytics reporting including training faculty and staff in use of reports
  • Participate in data management processes to provide more data, to ensure common data definitions, and consistent reporting of data across divisions
  • Maintain IRIS analytical environment

  • Maintain Pacific Performance Metrics and Benchmarks Reporting
  • Administer and present findings from national survey instruments
  • Provide survey research to support institutional assessments