UCD’s Institutional Research’s Fall 2010 edition of NOIR is out. You can read it (and past issues) here: http://www.ucdenver.edu/about/departments/InstitutionalResearch/AboutUs/Pages/NewsletterArchive.aspx.
The OIRPA is the Office of Institutional Research, Planning, and Analysis. Their mission is to discover, interpret, and provide educational, administrative, institutional, and related information to enhance knowledge-based decision making among institutional leadership, academic departments, administrative units, and student service areas as well as external agencies and the public.
The Contents/Highlights of the Fall 2011 edition include: FY 2012 Strategic Plan; Summer 2011 End-of-Term / Fall 2011 Census enrollment reports; Clery Crime Report updates; Staff Spotlight on Gary Reedy; Upcoming staff changes; “Why does IR ask so many questions?”; “Graduation Rates” and how they are used.