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The mission of the Office of Institutional Analysis is to provide objective, systematic, and thorough research supporting the College's goals, planning, and decision and policy formation. It provides the administration, trustees, faculty, and other internal and external constituencies of the College with information concerning the characteristics and performance of the institution. Major activities include:

  • Collecting and analyzing data, and producing research reports to assess institutional effectiveness and student learning, and to support enrollment and retention;
  • Compiling and updating the College Fact Book and the Facts and Figures website;
  • Serving as a primary contact for state and federal compliance reporting (e. g., IPEDS) and providing data to various external groups (e. g., AAUP) for peer benchmarking purposes;
  • Serving as an internal consultant for assessment;
  • Responding to internal data requests;
  • Serving as a liaison for the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, and providing support for the accreditation process and other internal and external reviews.

Survey Highlights

The Office of Institutional Analysis publishes the Survey Highlights periodically. The purpose is to share key assessment findings with the campus community and promote the use of assessment data.

Facts & Figures

The Facts & Figures website highlights many of the important characteristics of the learning environments and outcomes of a Gettysburg College education, such as participation in high-impact practices.