The mission of the Office of Institutional Research, Planning and Assessment (IRPA) is to conduct research resulting in quality information and analysis to support planning and decision-making across the university. IRPA also directs efforts to ensure compliance with the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges and provides timely and accurate information to fulfill institutional reporting requirements of federal, state, and private agencies.
In fulfilling this mission, IRPA prepares reports, spreadsheets, charts, and figures on the University’s students, faculty, facilities, and finances. These data are published in an annual factbook, state and federal required reports, and surveys for national media.
IRPA receives a number of requests from administrators, faculty, government, media, and other constituents of the University and strives to complete requests in a timely and efficient manner. To submit a request you may contact us by e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org, phone (251) 460-6447, or send a fax to (251) 460-6054. Our mailing address is 307 University Blvd., N. AD244, Mobile, AL 36688-0002. Please provide a description of and purpose of the request, the date the information is needed, and your contact information.
Upon receipt of your request, IRPA will determine if the information requested is already available. If the requested information is not readily available, the request will be evaluated and assigned and IRPA will strive to complete your request as quickly as possible.