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Institutional Research and Decision Support

Office of the Provost

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Discover the Power of Data

We encourage you to explore our self-service data dashboards to learn more about the metrics that are available to you. Our insitutional data can empower your decision-making, enhance your understanding of progress toward the university's goals, spur questions and conversations and inspire ideas for change.

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Our purpose

The Office of Institutional Research and Decision Support at VCU consists of three units: Business Intelligence, Analytics, and Institutional Research. Our work is focused on empowering decision makers, enhancing institutional effectiveness and maintaining compliance through accurate, accessible, and actionable data and analyses.

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Data governance

Data is a valuable asset, which is why we strive to share it with others securely through trusted sources. VCU's data governance program provides value through its process model for continuous improvement in data quality, data access controls, standard data definitions and distribution of information. 

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Facts & Figures Highlights

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