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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?

  • NMU switches accreditation tracks to Open Pathways as the HLC sunsets the AQIP process.  Contact Dan Cullen for questions or concerns.
  • IRPA plans for website overhaul streamlining published data and focusing on end-user experience.  Redesigned website to be published in Fall 2019.
  • Institutional Research is providing much of the data used in the Strategic Resource Allocation process.  
  • Public Interactive Reporting updated for Fall 2018 and can be accessed at http://www.nmu.edu/institutionalresearch/factbook.

Data Request Process

If you’d like to submit a request for data to the 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

Tableau <a href="http://www.nmu.edu/institutionalresearch/factbook">Interacting Reporting</a> is up and running. The IRPA Office will be supporting NMUOur new data analyst is working closely with the Director of Institutional Research on the upcoming Alumni follow-up survey to create comprehensive placement rates and better understand how learning has prepared our graduates for life after college.

Institutional Research Office 

1401 Presque Isle Avenue

Marquette, MI 49855