Mission of the Office

The mission of the Office of Institutional Research and Assessment (OIRA) is to enhance institutional effectiveness by supporting the management function of Butler University and by facilitating academic and non-academic assessment efforts across campus.

What we do

  • Coordinate the dissemination of institutional data.
  • Create, analyze and interpret management information from survey data.
  • Collect data about the University's performance.
  • Provide data and information to authorities such as federal and state governmental agencies and accrediting bodies.
  • Improve teaching and learning by assisting departments with program reviews and other assessment efforts.

Who we are

Reporting to the Associate Provost for Faculty Affairs, the staff of the Office of Institutional Research and Assessment consists of a director, an assistant director, and a data specialist.

Director: Nandini Ramaswamy

Assistant Director: Amia Foston

Data Specialist: Kathryn Poznanski-Ring



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