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Our Mission

The mission of the Office of Institutional Research and Effectiveness (OIRE) at The University of Texas-Pan American has seven elements. OIRE:

  • Acts as a repository for official institutional census and end of semester/year data;
  • Extracts and transforms data into information for analysis and assessment;
  • Conducts policy analysis, institutional research and executive management studies to support informed decision making at the University;
  • Assures that institutional policies and procedures are in compliance with all appropriate rules and regulations;
  • Directs and coordinates institutional planning, assessment and evaluation;
  • Serves as a reporting official and liaison for mandated UT System, state and federal reports and projects in the areas of institutional research, planning and accountability; and
  • Responds to institutionally mandated internal and external surveys and requests for data.