Organizing Effective Institutional Research Offices: New Directions for Institutional Research

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Wiley, Sep 26, 1990 - Education - 120 pages
This volume is designed to assist both those who are establishing an institutional research function for the first time and those who are invigorating an existing unit. The authors write from their own experiences as institutional researchers involved with development activites. They provide maror guidelines for how to approach tasks and avoid major pitfalls. Seasned institutional researchers will find that many of the chapters provide a useful upddate on such issues as computing tools, data administration, the establishment of an assessment capacity, and interpersonal communications. This is the 66th issue of New Directions for Institutional Research.

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Contents

Editors Notes
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The Diversity of Institutional Research Structures and Tasks C
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Options for Location in the Organizational Structure
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About the author (1990)

JENNIFER B. PRESLEY is the executive director of the office of policy research and planning at the University of Massachusetts at Boston. She is president of the North East Association for Institutional Research (1989-1990).

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