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Institutional Research & Assessment

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The Office of Institutional Research & Assessment (IR) supports the mission of Gwynedd Mercy University by presenting thorough and representative reporting for all college stakeholders, judiciously uses data to demonstrate that Gwynedd Mercy University is achieving its mission and objectives, and supports sustainable institutional improvement. IR is responsible for serving as the data resource for external reports and statistical data including government and accrediting agencies, professional organizations, and for educational guides and directories.


Specific Responsibilities Include:

  • Data warehouse creation and maintenance for external and ad hoc reporting
  • Completion of a large listing of external surveys including IPEDS, NSSE, US News, Peterson's, AAUP, CUPA-HR, MSCHE-IP, AICUP, and Pennsylvania Dept. of Education
  • Annual assessment coordination for academic and administrative units at Gwynedd Mercy University
  • Participation in the management and assessment of Gwynedd Mercy University's strategic plan
  • Participation in the planning and reporting for regional and discipline-specific accreditation
  • Consultation for all Gwynedd Mercy University departments, individual faculty, and staff members in the implementation of data accountability best practices

Data Resources & IR-related Links

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IR Staff: (located at Gwynedd Valley campus)

Dr. Jing Gao, Director

Michael DeLuca II, Data Analyst

Connelly Faculty Center -- Office 113

Connelly Faculty Center -- Office 209

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Phone = 215.646.7300 x21221

Phone = 215.646.7300 x21227

Members of: Association for Institutional Research, (AIR)

Members of: Northeast Association for Institutional Research

We subscribe to the AIR code of Ethics:

Listserv participation includes: IPEDS