About Us


The mission of the Office of Institutional Research and Assessment (OIRA) is to provide accurate and timely analysis and information to enhance institutional effectiveness, policy formulation, and decision making.


The Office of Institutional Research and Assessment vision is to provide strategic information by applying and advancing the knowledge, methods, and standards of institutional research and assessment to solve significant educational issues facing Missouri S&T. 


The OIRA strives to achieve its mission and vision in the context of University-wide strategic themes. We place high value on: 

  • Providing services characterized by personal and professional integrity.
  • Producing high quality work products.
  • Creating a nurturing environment responsive to individual professional growth and development.
  • Maintaining a spirit of openness, collegiality, and teamwork in all our work.
  • Discovery of ideas, creativity, and innovation
  • Diversity of opinions, backgrounds, life styles and experiences.
  • Making Missouri S&T a better and enjoyable work place.