Office of Institutional Research and Assessment

The Office of Institutional Research and Assessment supports multiple development programs assessment, research, and teaching and learning.

Faculty, Staff


  • Assistance with the development and implementation of purposeful assessment plans
  • Consultations on research design, effective survey development, focus group facilitation, and measurement techniques
  • Assistance with the collection, analysis, and interpretation of data and the dissemination of results
  • Advising on effective strategies for using data

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University News
October 20, 2016
The Comparison Project will present the third event in its 2016–2017 series on death and dying. A community interfaith dialogue on Oct. 27 will feature representatives of three different refugee religions in Des Moines.