About IRP

Mission

The Office of Institutional Research and Planning (IRP) collects, maintains, analyzes, interprets, and disseminates data regarding characteristics, operations, and policies of the University of Louisville (UofL). IRP is the repository for official University data. IRP produces timely, accurate and unbiased statistical analyses regarding UofL in response to requests for information from key constituency groups both within and outside the University.


IRP Project Calendar

January

Internal Reporting
  • Academic Analytics - Advisory Group quarterly update
  • Blackboard Analytics - dashboard training
  • Blue Survey - user training
  • Data Governance Consortium - quarterly update
  • School of Nursing - Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA)
  • Student credit hours for University Parking
  • Student retention analysis - Greek organization membership retention study
  • Student retention analysis - On-campus housing retention study
External Reporting
  • AAUP Faculty Compensation Survey
  • Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET) - annual report
  • American Statistical Association (ASA) - Academic Salary Survey
  • Council on Social Work Education (CSWE) - annual report
  • CUPA - Faculty Salary Survey for Four-Year Colleges and Universities
  • CUPA - Administrators in Higher Education Salary Survey
  • CUPA - Professionals in Higher Education Salary Survey
  • Oklahoma State University (OSU) Faculty Salary Survey

February

Internal Reporting
  • Academic and administrative unit diversity scorecards
  • Cost of attendance analysis - annual update
  • Faculty salary benchmark/peer institution analysis
  • Mortar Board Recruitment list
  • University of Louisville Budget Book - annual update
  • JB Speed School of Engineering Digital Measures
External Reporting
  • American Mathematical Society (AMS) - Enrollment and Undergraduate Degrees Profile
  • Business Week Undergraduate Survey
  • Council of Graduate Schools (CGS) Survey of Graduate Enrollment and Degrees
  • NSF-NIH Survey of Graduate Students and Postdoctorates in Science and Engineering
  • Peterson's Survey of Undergraduate Institutions
  • The Princeton Review's CDS & RDS
  • US Department of Education - 200% graduation rates
  • US Department of Education - Admissions
  • US Department of Education - Graduation rates
  • US Department of Education - Outcome measures
  • US Department of Education - Student financial aid

March

Internal Reporting
  • "About the University" undergraduate catalog update
  • Academic Analytics - Advisory Group quarterly update
  • Blackboard Analytics - dashboard training
  • Blue Survey - user training
  • College of Arts and Sciences - student/faculty data compilation
  • Credit hour analysis by course subject
  • Data Governance Consortium - quarterly update
  • Distance Education - analysis of students enrolled in online courses
  • Microsoft Campus Agreement
  • Tuition and fees subcommittee - analysis for modeling revenue
  • Tuition revenue sharing agreement - update of analysis
External Reporting
  • Bloomberg Survey of Business Schools
  • Bloomberg Survey of MBA Programs
  • Consortium for Student Retention Data Exchange (CSRDE) at the University of Oklahoma retention study
  • Council of Graduate Schools (CGS) International Graduate Admissions Survey
  • KY Council on Postsecondary Education - Course inventory
  • KY Council on Postsecondary Education - Fall grades
  • KY Council on Postsecondary Education - Spring enrollment
  • Peterson's Annual Survey of Undergraduate Financial Aid
  • State Authorization - data update
  • The Princeton Review's Best Business Schools
  • The Princeton Review's Best Law Schools
  • The Princeton Review's Top Entrepreneurial Programs: Graduate
  • Wintergreen Orchard House Survey of Four-Year Colleges and Universities

April

Internal Reporting
  • Academic Program Review - completion of statistical templates - academic program assessment
  • Spring course evaluations (evaluation administration and report publication) course evaluations
  • Title II - annual report
External Reporting
  • ACT Graduate/Professional School Questionnaire
  • ACT Institutional Data Questionnaire
  • ACT Undergraduate School Questionnaire
  • Commission on the Status of Women - Annual Brochure
  • Engineering Workforce Commission (EWC) Engineering and Technology Enrollments
  • KY Council on Postsecondary Education - Supplemental workforce data collection
  • Louisville Magazine's College Guide
  • Peterson's Survey of Graduate and Professional Programs
  • The Chronicle's Great Colleges to Work For
  • US Department of Education - Fall enrollment
  • US Department of Education - Human resources
  • US Department of Education - Libraries

May

Internal Reporting
  • Honors Viewbook - annual update
  • Student credit hours for University Parking
  • Transfer Viewbook - annual update
  • Admissions Viewbook - annual update
  • Oracle Campus Agreement
  • JB Speed School of Engineering Digital Measures
External Reporting
  • KY Council on Postsecondary Education - Estimated degrees conferred
  • National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE) - annual report
  • Peterson's Annual Graduate Survey
  • Peterson's Interim Tuition Updates
  • Peterson's Survey of Sustainability Efforts in Higher Education
  • US News and World Report Financial Aid Survey
  • US News and World Report Main Survey

June

Internal Reporting
  • Faculty load by unit and department - annual update
  • Summer course evaluations
  • Transfer Workout Group - annual report
External Reporting
  • American Mathematical Society (AMS) - Enrollment by Gender and Race/Ethnicity
  • American Mathematical Society (AMS) - Survey of Doctorates Granted
  • Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) - Accounting Programs Questionnaire
  • Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) - annual report
  • Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) - Business School
  • Questionnaire
  • Cambridge Associates Freshman Financial Aid & Admissions Survey
  • Cambridge Associates Student Charges Survey
  • National Council on Teacher Quality (NCTQ) - annual update
  • Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS) COC Accreditation data

July

Internal Reporting
  • Presidential scorecard (OOP) (data and goal-setting)
  • Summer course evaluations
  • University-wide scorecard (data and goal-setting)
  • University-wide scorecard (data and goal-setting)
  • Cultural Center - annual report update
External Reporting
  • Business First Public Sectors Employee Survey
  • Council of Graduate Schools (CGS) International Graduate Admissions Survey II
  • KY Council on Postsecondary Education - Entrance exam file
  • KY Council on Postsecondary Education - Transfer file
  • University of Virginia Annual Tuition and Fees Survey

August

Internal Reporting
  • "UofL at a Glance" update
  • Academic Analytics - Advisory Group quarterly
  • Blackboard Analytics - dashboard training
  • Blue Survey - user training
  • College of Arts and Sciences - incoming student profile
  • College of Arts and Sciences - student/faculty data compilation
  • Credit hour analysis by course subject
  • Data Governance Consortium - quarterly
  • Incoming student profile
  • Predictive enrollment model - score of incoming first-time student cohort
  • Student credit hours for University Parking
  • Summer course evaluations
  • Tuition revenue sharing agreement - update of analysis
  • Welcome Weekend Initiatives data - annual
External Reporting
  • Best for Vets Colleges Survey
  • Best Vets Business School Survey
  • Distance Education - analysis of students enrolled in online courses
  • Higher Education Directory
  • KY Council on Postsecondary Education - Course inventory
  • KY Council on Postsecondary Education - Degrees conferred
  • KY Council on Postsecondary Education - Spring grades
  • KY Council on Postsecondary Education - Summer enrollment
  • KY Council on Postsecondary Education - Tuition waiver for foster and adopted children
  • Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS) COC Accreditation data
  • State Authorization - data update

September

Internal Reporting
  • "State of the University" data
  • Academic Analytics - faculty list submission
  • Mortar Board Recruitment list
  • President's Outreach Tour - data update
  • JB Speed School of Engineering Digital Measures
External Reporting
  • Business First Graduate Business Programs
  • Business First of Louisville's Colleges and Universities
  • Business Week MBA Surveys
  • Business Week Undergraduate Survey
  • Liaison Committee on Medical Education (LCME) - Student Financial Aid Questionnaire
  • US News and World Report - Best Online Bachelor's Programs Survey
  • US News and World Report - Best Online Graduate Business Programs Survey
  • US News and World Report - Best Online Graduate Computer Information Technology Programs Survey
  • US News and World Report - Best Online Graduate Education Programs Survey
  • US News and World Report - Best Online Graduate Engineering Programs Survey
  • US News and World Report - Best Online Graduate Nursing Programs Survey
  • 6-year graduation rate
  • First-year retention rate

October

Internal Reporting
  • American Bar Association (ABA) - annual report
  • Moody's Annual Supplementary Information
  • Moody's Investor Service data
  • Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS) COC Accreditation data
External Reporting
  • Barron’s Profiles of American Colleges
  • Council of Graduate Schools (CGS) International Graduate Admissions Survey III
  • Engineering Workforce Commission (EWC) Engineering and Technology Degrees Conferred
  • KY Council on Postsecondary Education - Licensure and certification exam report
  • University of Wyoming Annual Tuition and Fees Survey
  • US Department of Education - 12-month enrollment
  • US Department of Education - Completions
  • US Department of Education - Institutional characteristics

November

Internal Reporting
  • Association of Schools and Programs of Public Health (ASPH) - annual report
  • Fall course evaluations
  • National Association of Schools of Music (NASM) - annual report
  • Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS) COC Accreditation data
  • Oracle Campus Agreement
External Reporting
  • Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) - Global Salary Survey
  • KY Council on Postsecondary Education - Course inventory
  • KY Council on Postsecondary Education - Facilities building/room record
  • KY Council on Postsecondary Education - Fall enrollment
  • KY Council on Postsecondary Education - Land holdings
  • KY Council on Postsecondary Education - Student financial aid
  • KY Council on Postsecondary Education - Summer grades
  • US News and World Report - Survey of Best Graduate Schools (Business)
  • US News and World Report - Survey of Best Graduate Schools (Education)
  • US News and World Report - Survey of Best Graduate Schools (Engineering)
  • US News and World Report - Survey of Best Graduate Schools (Law)
  • US News and World Report - Survey of Best Graduate Schools (Nursing)
  • Faculty/staff employee extract - annual census

December

Internal Reporting
  • Academic Analytics - Advisory Group quarterly update
  • American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN) - annual report
  • Blackboard Analytics - dashboard training
  • Blue Survey - user training
  • College of Arts and Sciences - student/faculty data compilation
  • Common Data Set
  • Credit hour analysis by course subject
  • Data Governance Consortium - quarterly
  • Just the Facts publication
  • Presidential scorecard (OOP) (data and goal-setting)
  • Red Barn Alumni and Torchbearer - Scholarship data
  • Tuition revenue sharing agreement - update of analysis
  • Unit-specific scorecards (data and goal-setting)
  • Unit-specific scorecards (data and goal-setting)
External Reporting
  • American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE) - Survey of Engineering and Engineering Technology Programs
  • American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE) - Survey of Faculty Salaries
  • Distance Education - analysis of students enrolled in online courses
  • Diversity assessment - annual update to the Kentucky Council on Postsecondary Education
  • College Board's Annual Survey of Colleges
  • Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP) - Standards Analysis - annual report
  • KY Council on Postsecondary Education - Facilities utilization
  • Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS) COC Institutional Profile
  • State Authorization - data update
  • The Princeton Review's Guide to Green Schools

Our Team

 Office of Academic Planning and Accountability Organizational Chart  (pdf)

 

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