Institutional Research, Planning, and Effectiveness
The Office of Institutional Research, Planning, and Effectiveness serves as the University's clearinghouse for all external reports. This includes reports to the Board of Trustees for Institutions of Higher Learning for the State of Mississippi, regular reports to the Federal Government, and special requests, such as those demanded by SACS, for information about the institution, which may be directed to the President or other officers of the University.
The Office of Institutional Research, Planning, and Effectiveness collects, stores and analyzes data, performing key studies, securing and providing relevant management information, coordinating and sharing data and by serving as the official institutional source for data and analytical information about the University.
P. O. Box 17147
Jackson, MS 39217
Phone: (601) 979-2615
Fax: (601) 502-2629
Mississippi Board of Trustees of State Institutions of Higher Learning (IHL)
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The College Portrait is the outcome of the Voluntary System of Accountability (VSA), a collaborative effort among the American Association of State Colleges and Universities (AASCU), the National Association of State Universities and Land-Grant Colleges (NASULGC), and the public higher education community.
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