Guide to the Office of Institutional Research, Assessment, and Planning Records, 1960-2004

Summary Information

Title: Office of Institutional Research, Assessment, and Planning Records, 1960-2004
Collection: UA.5064
Extent: 77.08 linear feet (116 boxes, 19 records cartons, 8 folders)
Abstract:

The Office of Institutional Research, Assessment & Planning operates within Academic Affairs, and has existed under its current name since 2001. It has previously operated as the Office of Long Range Planning, the Office of University Planning and the Office of Institutional Research and Planning. These records contain mostly files created in the process of generating reports including statistical data files, self-studies files, and planning/project files, dating 1962-2004.

Creator: Office of Institutional Research, Assessment, and Planning.

Biographical/Historical Note

The Office of Institutional Research, Assessment & Planning operates within Academic Affairs, and has existed under its current name since 2001. It has previously operated as the Office of Long Range Planning, the Office of University Planning and the Office of Institutional Research and Planning. The fundamental purpose of the Office of Institutional Research, Assessment & Planning (IRAP) is to provide data support for university planning and management activities directed toward fulfilling the stated mission of the university. In this capacity, the IRAP assumes primary responsibility for collecting data about the performance of the university, collecting data about the environment of the university, analyzing and interpreting the collected data, and transforming the data into information that supports university planning, policy making, decision making, and assessment.

Scope and Contents

The Office of Institutional Research, Assessment & Planning Records contain mostly files created in the process of generating reports including statistical data files, self-studies files, and planning/project files, dating 1962-2004. Though these files make up the bulk of the record group, other files include: Alumni surveys, faculty studies, institutional goals survey, SACS organizational files, and committee/council files.

Arrangement

This collection has not yet been fully processed.

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions

This collection is open for use in the Dougherty Reading Room. Individual accessions may have access restrictions due to the presence of confidential information. Restrictions are noted in the Accessions List, where applicable.

Acquisitions Information

These records were transferred to the University Archives in multiple accessions.

Processing Information

This record group has been minimally arranged and described in summary but has not yet been merged into a single collection. The record group currently consists of numerous individual accessions listed below.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], UA.5064: Office of Institutional Research, Assessment, and Planning Records, University Archives, Appalachian State University, Boone, N.C., USA.

Container List

The following accession list links to inventories of records received and added to this record group.

UA.2003.057: Alumni Surveys Files, 1960-1977 [Restricted for personal information.]

UA.2003.058: Institutional Goals Survey File, 1973-1977 [Restricted for personal information.]

UA.2003.059: Physical Facilities Survey File, 1971

UA.2003.157: Long Range Planning Self-Studies File, 1962-1971 [Some files restricted for personal information.]

UA.2003.158: Long Range Planning Self-Studies File, 1970-1971 [Restricted for personal information.]

UA.2003.159: Long Range Planning Self-Studies File, 1970-1971 [Restricted for personal information.]

UA.2003.160: Long Range Planning Self-Studies File, 1970-1971 [Restricted for personal information.]

UA.2003.162: Long Range Planning Self-Studies File, 1962-1971 [Some files restricted for personal information.]

UA.2003.166: Faculty Studies File, 1967-1976

UA.2004.117: Institutional Research Department History File, 1981

UA.2004.135: Institutional Research Project Reports File, 1996-1998

UA.2004.169: Resource Utilization Policy Long-Range Planning Advisory Committee File, 1982-1986

UA.2004.170: Committee for Institutional Studies & Planning File, 1984-1986

UA.2004.208: Institutional Research Unit Plans File, 1993

UA.2004.256: Long-Range Planning Committees and Councils, 1982-1985

UA.2005.019: Institutional Research Statistical Data File, 1971-1991

UA.2005.179: University Planning Student Surveys, 1971-1982

UA.2005.184: Long-Range Planning Self-Study Files, 1968-1971

UA.2005.198: University Planning Projects File, 1972-1984

UA.2005.210: University Planning Self-Studies Files and Correspondence, 1973-1984

UA.2005.214: Committee for Institutional Studies and Planning File, 1967-1978

UA.2005.232: Institutional Research and Planning Statistical Data File, 1988-1989

UA.2005.260: Long - Range Planning Projects Files, 1962-1978 [Restricted for personal information.]

UA.2005.280: Statistical Data Files, 1968-1998 [Restricted for personal information.]

UA.2005.314: Institutional Research Statistical Data Files, 1986-1995

UA.2006.021: Institutional Research and Planning: Southern Association for Colleges and Schools Organizational File, 1962-1993

UA.2006.033: Long-Range Planning Self-Studies Files, 1965-1981

UA.2006.066: Long-Range Planning Projects File, 1982-1992

UA.2006.109: Institutional Research Unit Plans File, 1981-1993

UA.2006.114: Institutional Planning and Research: SACS Self-Studies Files, 1981-1991

UA.2006.116: Long-Range Planning Committees, Councils, and Program Planning Files, 1982-1993

UA.2006.151: Institutional Research Statistical Data Files, 1968-1989

UA.2006.196: Long-Range Planning Office Files, 1972-1997

UA.2007.092: Institutional Research: UNC-GA Reports File, 1989-1995

UA.2009.079: Off Campus Agencies Reports, 1990-1992

UA.2010.079: Institutional Research Assessment and Planning: Conferences and Workshops Conducted, 1985-2004

UA.2010.080: Institutional Research Assessment and Planning: Professional Organizations and Associations, 1980-1991

UA.2010.081: Institutional Research Assessment and Planning: Committees and Councils File, 1995-2000