IRP is responsible for completing many external reports and surveys, including federal and state reporting obligations, UW System reporting requirements, and guidebook/ranking surveys that ensure accurate information about the University of Wisconsin - Whitewater is disseminated nationally to prospective students and their families.
Because they represent reporting requirements, best practices, and/or contribute to UW-W’s national reputation, these activities take precedence over other reports and related data requests.
The Common Data Set (CDS) initiative is a collaborative effort among data providers in the higher education community and publishers as represented by the College Board, Peterson's, and U.S. News & World Report.
The Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) is a system of surveys designed to collect data from all primary providers of postsecondary education. The IPEDS system is built around a series of interrelated surveys to collect institution-level data in such areas as enrollments, program completions, faculty, staff, and finances.
The Student Achievement Measure is supported by six sponsoring associations, working together to provide a more comprehensive and accurate picture of student progress and completion as students move across institutions and state boundaries.
IRP is responsible for the coordination of preparing and submitting institutional data to UW System. System-wide data reports are available from the Office of Policy Analysis & Research (OPAR).
HEOA includes many disclosure and reporting requirements. In order to increase transparency, UW-W is required to make certain information available to students and all other interested parties. The applicable data is available at the webpage Your Right To Know.
NC-SARA is the National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements and is a nonprofit organization that helps expand students’ access to educational opportunities and ensure more efficient, consistent, and effective regulation of distance education programs.