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What We Do

The Office of Planning and Institutional Research provides accurate and timely information in support of the University's strategic planning, policy development, and decision making. Our three areas of focus include:

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Research and Data Analysis

Provide analytical and research support to the Provost and other senior administrators regarding issues of importance to the University.

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Official Information Source

Update and maintain the University's Statistical Abstract and Fact Sheets in order to broaden general knowledge and understanding of the University, its people, and its activities.

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Internal and External Reporting

Report historical and current information about the University, comparisons with peer institutions, and survey data from faculty, staff, students, and alumni.

Statistics and Facts


Lucy Drotning

Associate Provost
[email protected]
(212) 854-3036

Sonia Gugga

Assistant Provost
[email protected]
(212) 854-4257

Quinn Bolewicki

Research Analyst
[email protected]
(212) 854-1738