Did you know that OIRA produces over 50 files each year to support General Administration reporting requirements?

Research & Technology

As part of its daily work, OIRA employs a vast number of applications to code, load and disseminate data from and to all divisons within the institution. Whenever possible, OIRA partners with ITSD to ensure proper leverage of the latest applications without duplicating effort. Below is a list of some, but not all, of the applications OIRA currently utilizes:

  • MS Office
  • SPSS
  • SAS
  • Inquisite
  • Bubble
  • Tableau 5.0
  • SQL Server
  • Adobe CS3
  • UltraEdit
  • Contribute4

Also, starting in Fall 2006, OIRA will be building its first Enterprise Data Warehouse (EDW) to support University-wide analytical reporting needs. Regular updates to that process will be available here thoughout the academic year.

OIR team members also are engaged in national organizations and attend professional events including:

Association of Institutional Research (AIR)

North Carolina Association of Institutional Research (NCAIR)

Noel-Levitz National Symposium on Student Satisfaction and Retention

The Council for the Advancement of Standards in Higher Education (CAS)

Society for College and University Planning (SCUP)


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