Purpose and Values
||Our Mission -
Institutional Research reports to the Provost and Vice President of
Accademic Affairs. Our office provides information to the college which
supports institutional and college planning, decision-making
processes, and facilitates the reporting requirements of the College.
Our Relation to the College Mission - In order for the
College to "pursue knowledge, truth and excellence" and to enhance "its
position as a comprehensive educational institution," institutional
leaders must have access to timely, accurate, and comprehensive
information and data about students, staff, programs for planning,
policy formation, and decision making. The office of
Institutional Research is dedicated to providing such information to
all members of the Buffalo State community.
Honesty in our
work and providing data in the proper context without bias.
We strive for
in the practice of our profession.
exist to help the
College fulfill its own mission and strategies. We welcome the
opportunity to assist and serve the entire College community.
in continuous improvement and look for ways to enhance our data
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Alumni Survey: Executive Summary and Results (PDF)
Fall 2012 Enrollment Summary (PDF)
and Graduation Rate Summary (PDF)
Retention and Graduation Rate Summary (PDF)
5 Year Spring Enrollment &
FTE Summary (2008-12) (PDF)
4 Year Fall Enrollment &
FTE Summary (09-12) (PDF)
Planning Update 2009-2014