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Statistics sway money, budgets
February 29, 2008

Operating like a data detective, the Office of Institutional Research collects and analyzes critical university information, then provides reports to federal, state and university officials.


 In a sense, IR is the “Dragnet” café of the university, interested in collecting and providing “Just the facts, Ma’am. Just the facts.”


Although IR operates below the radar for most people, its reports are nothing less than critical, often influencing how much money the university, departments and students may receive.


The lead “detective” at IR is Cathy Fulkerson, who was appointed interim director … » More …