About Institutional Research at UAA

Mission Statement

The mission of Institutional Research is to enhance institutional effectiveness at University of Alaska Anchorage (UAA) by providing leadership and information services which support and strengthen decision-making, assessment, strategic planning and policy formation throughout the University.


  1. Identify UAA information needs and improve university-wide management information access, collection, retrieval, and reporting.
  2. Improve UAA assessment of its institutional effectiveness and progress toward its mission, values, and goals.
  3. Support and promote university operational, tactical, long-range and strategic planning.
  4. Assist the University in remaining informed and/or responding to issues that directly affect it.
  5. Administer IR office to assure highest quality of information services is provided to the University.