We are the institutional research unit for the University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz
Medical Campus and are engaged with internal and external customers to promote
data-valued and knowledge-based decision-making regarding our institution, our
students, and our faculty and staff.
decisioning via data and information
Our mission is to enhance institutional effectiveness
and student success through data-valued decision-making.
The Office of Institutional Research and
Is esteemed by our customers for our investigative
and interpretive expertise.
Provides unique insights and empowers others to
gain their own insights through a holistic perspective.
Effects change via clear and actionable
OIRE promotes a culture of evidence, assessment, and effectiveness by modeling it
in our business practices.
Accountability: OIRE partners with requestors and colleagues
in fine-tuning data requests and understanding the request context so that the
best possible information is provided and data nuances are well
OIRE employs appropriate data controls,
definitions, and documentation to ensure data accuracy and consistency and
works with data stewards and process owners to do the same.
Relevance: OIRE ensures that the information it provides to
its customers is on point and understandable, and, where appropriate,
Proactiveness/adaptability: OIRE takes
the initiative in providing information to improve student success and assist
the institution in carrying out its mission. Additionally, the office adopts
new approaches and technologies to facilitate its efforts.
OIRE uses a collaborative and transparent approach
in relationships with colleagues and customers to encourage inquiry,
questioning, and integration within the campus community.
Efficiency: OIRE furnishes timely information and demonstrate
responsible stewardship of university resources through sound organizational
practices. Resources are developed to promote ease of use by staff members.
OIRE personnel remain highly skilled and current in
their professions and practices, promote excellence and responsible data
stewardship, and continuously improve through education, evaluation and action.