About Us


Mission and Major Responsibilities


Office Staff

The mission of the Office of Institutional Research is to provide data, information,
expertise, and leadership in support of the mission, vision, and strategic priorities
of Southeastern Louisiana University .

The office provides data to all university departments and offices to support decision-making.



  1. Submit reports and data as required by state, federal, and accrediting agencies in
    a timely manner.*

  2. Design, conduct and report on studies, surveys, and analysis in support of decision-making,
    assessment, and planning for all university units.

  3. Submit responses to information/data requests from external organizations in a timely

  4. Communicate institutional information to the University community and the community
    at large, through a variety of media.

  5. Provide leadership between functional units to bring about changes in policies and
    procedures that ensure a higher degree of standardization and integrity of data in
    the campus database systems.

  6. Administer and oversee the Student Opinion of Teaching process, ensuring that all
    policies are properly adhered to.

  7. Provide helpful consultation to University personnel and committees concerning appropriate
    research design, effective survey development, and test/measurement pedagogy and techniques.


* Mandatory reports to external agencies (e.g., governing boards and state/Federal
agencies) are high priority projects.


In all of its activities, the office will ensure the confidentiality of information
and that information is released only to appropriate individuals and groups in accordance
with applicable federal and state laws. The office will adhere to the AIR Code of
Ethics in all its undertakings.


Staff Research and Conference Presentations

Top Ten Reasons We Love IR

A History of Southeastern’s IR Office


Degrees Awarded Dashboard Test