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Office of Research Administration Records

Identifier: LU-RG12-001
This collection consists primarily of reports completed for national surveys requesting institutional data, dating from 1983 to the present. These include Cooperative Institutional Research Program (CIRP) Freshman Survey reports, Common Data Set reports, Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) reports, National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) reports, and National Survey of Student Engagement (NSSE) reports. University profiles and statistics generated for other audiences are also included.


  • 1983-2023


Conditions Governing Access

As General University Records, records in this collection are closed for 20 years beyond the date of creation. Contact the Archives for more information.

Conditions Governing Use

Property rights and copyright reside with Lawrence University. For uses beyond those allowed for fair use under U. S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.), please contact the University Archivist.


1.33 Linear Feet (4 boxes)

261 Megabytes

Biographical or Historical Information

The Office of Research Administration was established in 2005, with the appointment of Dr. William Skinner as Director. Prior to this time, the office was known as "Institutional Research" and was a function of the Office of the President.

Arrangement Note

Materials are arranged alphabetically by report type.

Custodial History

Files dating from prior to 2005 had been in the custody of the Office of the President in Sampson House and were moved to Mursell House with the establishment of the Office of Research Adminstration.

Method of Acquisition

Initial record set transferred to the Archives in two accessions (2012-051 and 2012-052), August and September, 2012. Materials acquired annually since 2012.

Accruals and Additions

Accruals are expected on an annual basis.

Processing Information

Processed by Erin Dix, 2012.
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Repository Details

Part of the Lawrence University Archives Repository

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