Introduce of Department
The Office of Strategic Planning and Institutional Research（P&IR）is a service unit for WKU that provides information, analysis, and planning support to assist in decision-making that advances the mission of the University. P&IR will be on the leading edge of strategic planning and institutional research in higher education.
- Policy research: P&IR conducts policy research and provides information, analysis, and planning support to assist in decision-making that advances the mission of the university;
- Strategic planning: P&IR coordinates and facilitates university planning;
- Legal counseling: P&IR provides effective legal advice, solutions and education to the university community, employs the best practices for the efficient and expedient handling of all legal matters by and on behalf of WKU, and avoids and deters litigation.
- Data collection: P&IR serves as a resource in data analysis and planning and provides consistent and accurate compliance and management data internally and externally.