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Mission


The Office of Academic Planning and Institutional Research (APIR) at UNCSA is responsible for fulfilling all the data collection and reporting requirements to federal, state, and other agencies while maintaining the highest professional standards of accuracy, objectivity, and timeliness.  APIR provides data and data analyses to aid the university in institutional planning, policy formulation, and decision-making.  APIR is dedicated to improving institutional effectiveness by exploring and implementing more up-to-date technology to conduct business and assisting campus academic, administrative, and educational support (AAES) units with their institutional research, assessment, and data analysis needs.

Goals
  • Maintain the highest professional standards of data accuracy, objectivity, and timeliness when reporting to federal, state, and other agencies and while responding to internal and external institutional data requests
  • Implement up-to-date technology for course evaluations throughout the academic year
  • Serve as consultants to campus AAES units and individuals on institutional data collection and analysis and assist them with their survey needs
  • Provide needed support for the AAES units assessment during the academic year
  • Maintain an IR webpage with up-to-date institutional data and data analysis results
Values


The Office is committed to:

  • Excellence in office operations
  • Integrity in data generation
  • Confidentiality for appropriate student and staff information
  • Collegiality in working relations
  • Accountability to safeguard institutional data
Contacts

Dr. Xiaoyun Yang
Senior Director of Academic Planning and Institutional Research
1533 South Main Street
Winston-Salem, NC 27127
Phone: 336.770.1457
Fax: 336.770.3375
yangx@uncsa.edu

Sarah Lawrence
Institutional Research Associate and Academic Data Coordinator
1533 South Main Street
Winston-Salem, NC 27127
Phone: 336.734.2906
Fax: 336.770.3375
lawrences@uncsa.edu