Functions:

To support the mission of the University, IR is responsible for the following:

Data Warehousing and Analytics: Coordinates the day-to day management of the data warehouse and its related analytic tools for reporting.

External Reporting: Serves as the source for comprehensive, accurate and consistent information in response to requests from external stakeholders.  IR reports institutional data to numerous external agencies including, CUPA (the College and University Professional Association), IPEDS (Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System), CPE (Council on Postsecondary Education), and numerous others.

Institutional Surveys: Manages dissemination of campus-wide surveys, including alumni, employees, faculty and graduating students. These include both national studies and institutional surveys requested by campus partners.

Internal Reporting and Research: Compiles, analyzes and interprets statistical data to support planning efforts by University administrators and committees.

Values:

  • The following values reflect that we act in accordance and maintain high standards with regard to confidentiality, personal integrity, and professional development, and ethical codes with contribution to the field of institutional effectiveness and research professionals.
  • We maintain strict confidence and security of all confidential information in our possession about Kentucky State University or any of its constituent parts.
  • We treat all participants with dignity and respect and weigh/risks/benefits in every study according to the generally accepted ethical standards as members of, and espoused by the Association for Institutional Research (AIR),  AIR Code of Ethics in the areas of Competence, Practice, Confidentiality, Relationships to the Community, and Relationships to the Craft.
  • We commit to conduct research in an objective manner utilizing the highest standards for accuracy in methodology, data quality, and the presentation of findings with professional responsible interpretation.

IR Manual

Data Dictionary of Institutional Research Terms

Contact

Office: Carl M. Hill Student Center, Suite 220

Phone: (502) 597-6410
EmailOIRE@kysu.edu