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Institutional Research, Planning and Assessment

The Institutional Research, Planning and Assessment (IRPA) office works to help support the mission and strategic plans of the University. IRPA is designed to help build a systematic, clear and documented process to help measure institution wide performance.

What's New?

Big Changes Coming to IR Website

Over the coming months, you’ll begin to see many new changes to the NMU Office of Institutional Research website. We recently purchased Tableau software which will give us the ability to bring data to the greater NMU campus through a self-serve model of dashboards and scorecards. This process will take time to implement and content will be prioritized based on need. Check back regularly for updates and new content in our new Interactive Reporting section!

New Data Request Process

If you’d like to submit a request for data to the Office of Institutional Research staff, please do so through our new data request submission form. You will receive a confirmation email that your request has been submitted properly and a staff member from the office will contact you for further details. Putting this process in place allows us to review data requests and develop more streamlined processes freeing up more time for providing services!  Let us know if you have any questions.  

Submit a Data Request

Jason Nicholas was hired as the new director of Institutional Research. Jason received his Bachelor’s in Psychology from Minnesota State University Moorhead and his Master’s in Applied Psychology from UW-Stout.  Prior to joining NMU Institutional Research, Jason worked in Wisconsin for Cooperative Education Services Agency 10 in Chippewa Falls and at the University of Wisconsin-Stout Applied Research Center. <a href=NMU is made up of a very diverse <a href="http://www.nmu.edu/institutionalresearch/node/206">faculty and staff</a>, which can be seen through our compilation of data. From program enrollment data, to data about applicants, find a plethora of data concentrated around <a href="http://www.nmu.edu/institutionalresearch/node/56">students</a> at NMU.

Institutional Research Office 

1401 Presque Isle Avenue

Marquette, MI 49855 

906-227-2670

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