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The Office of Institutional Research provides timely analysis and information to support the decision-making, planning, and policy-formulation processes of the University. The Office also serves as the official external reporting source of University statistics; as such, the Office responds to requests from external constituencies for information and statistics about the institution. 

  • Provide decision-support research and analysis to facilitate the University's planning process and associated program review, accreditation, benchmarking, and outcomes assessment activities;
  • Facilitate university-wide and school-level assessment processes;
  • Provide data and interpretation to external constituencies on issues related to the University;
  • Provide advice to university constituencies on matters of strategic planning and evaluation;
  • Monitor national trends in higher education;
  • Develop and maintain an annual research agenda to inform recurring decision needs of the institution;
  • Oversee institutional reporting in response to questionnaires and other non-routine requests for information from state, federal, and other external agencies;
  • Perform additional institutional research duties that may become necessary to further the goals of the University. 

Mark A. Palladino
Director of Institutional Research
Gutman Library 212
School House Lane & Henry Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19144-5497
Tel: 215.951.7122
Email: palladinom@philau.edu