Institutional Research and Assessment

Located on the Academic Affairs side of the third floor of University Hall, the IRA office is generally open between 9:00 and 5:00, Monday through Friday.

Jerry Wilcox, Director
WilcoxJ@wcsu.edu
(203) 837-8242

The mission of the IRA office is to improve the quality of information for problem solving, decision making, assessment, planning, and effective management of the University.

Selected Activities

  • Serve on accreditation committees for NECHE and CAEP.
  • Chair the WCSU Assessment Committee and serve on the WCSU Committee for Undergraduate Curriculum and Academic Standards (CUCAS).
  • Represent WCSU at system-wide meetings of the Institutional Research Council and the Assessment Council.
  • Coordinate responses to Federal and state surveys and information requests.
  • Summarize faculty workload, enrollment, retention, graduation rates, credit hour production, and related topics for the Provost and academic deans.
  • Summarize Student Opinion Surveys for evaluation of classroom instruction, using Remark software and an OpScan6 scanner.
  • Respond to ad hoc information requests from faculty and staff.

 

Edited December 12, 2018