Institutional Research

Office of Institutional Research
Oregon State University
500 Kerr Administration Building
Corvallis, OR 97331-8572


Salvador CastilloDirector

Susan WangAssistant Director


To produce timely statistics, qualitative information and analyses that support university strategic planning and decision-making.


Institutional Research, under the Office of Institutional Analytics and Reporting, provides services to offices and departments at Oregon State University. Responsibilities include:

  • Developing and analyzing university strategic indicators and performance measures, drawing upon institutional data from all sectors of the university;
  • Maintaining data archives to support longitudinal profiles and studies;
  • Generating datasets of strategic interest to the university using survey instruments;
  • Conducting research on issues of strategic importance to the university using national and institutional databases;
  • Responding to federal, state and other external requests for institutional data;
  • Supporting the academic unit program review process;
  • Enhancing and improving the curricular review process; and
  • Serving as a resource for the university on institutional research issues.