Institutional Research and Assessment (IR&A)
IR&A’s web site serves as an easily accessible source of accurate and timely
information about William Paterson University, and a repository of online
resources for research-related activities.
About the Office
Learn about our mission and what we do and meet our staff.
Statistical Information--University and Department
The online Fact Book and other publications that contain statistical data about the University, including students, staff, departments, colleges, and finances.
Results of surveys and other IR&A research projects are available here. Examples include the incoming student surveys and the faculty surveys.
Public Accountability Reporting
Read the Institutional Accountability report IR&A prepares each year for the state on how the University demonstrates accountability to its various constituencies. Find information about the New Jersey Consumer Affairs Act, and the Voluntary System of Accountability (VSA).
Assessment at William Paterson
Guidance on conducting assessment at William Paterson, including program review.
Information on Middle States Commission on Higher Education and program accreditations can be found here.
Guidelines for creating scannable surveys can be found here.
Higher Education Internet Resources
Internet resources containing information on all aspects of higher education can be found here. These resources are useful for research purposes.