Institutional Research

WELCOME to the Institutional Research and Planning Office website.

As the official source of statistical data on the University of Dallas, the Institutional Research Office is responsible for:

  • Reporting institutional data to federal and state entities (e.g., US Department of Education, Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board, and Independent Colleges and Universities of Texas)
  • Responding to external data requests from groups such as accrediting bodies and higher education organizations
  • Providing data to publishers for college rankings and guidebooks
  • Other key responsibilities of the Institutional Research and Planning Office include:
  • Responding to internal requests for data
  • Assisting with university strategic planning
  • Conducting applied research studies in support of policy analysis, planning, assessment, and institutional decision-making
  • Providing leadership in assessment of institutional effectiveness
  • Building and maintaining a data warehouse

Tanisha Barren

Director of Institutional Research & Planning

Office: Catherine 220
Phone: 972-265-5744
Fax: 972-721-5109

Tekalign Gelan

Institutional Research Analyst

Office: Catherine 219
Phone: 972-265-5737
Fax: 972-721-5109