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Office of Institutional Research records

 Record Group
Identifier: UA-3.11

Scope and Contents

The records of the Office of Institutional Research include a variety of reports, studies, summaries and statistics pertaining to various aspects of student and faculty composition and life, courses offered, graduate work, finances, alumni, teaching methods, the athletic program, grading, language study, and individual departments.


  • Creation: 1958 - 1980


Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Permission to publish material from this collection must be obtained from University Archives & Historical Collections, Michigan State University.

Historical Note

During its operation (1959-1981) the Office of Institutional Research (OIR) reported to the Provost. From 1968 to 1976, the Director of Institutional Research also held the title of Assistant Provost. In 1981, the OIR and the Budget Office were merged to form the Planning and Budget Office. Administrative responsibility of academic personnel records previously maintained by the OIR was transferred to the Provost's Office.


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Language of Materials


Legal Status

Donor(s) have transferred any applicable copyright to Michigan State University but the collection may contain third-party materials for which copyright was not transferred. Copyright restrictions may apply. Property Rights: Michigan State University.

Office of Institutional Research Records
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Description rules
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Language of description
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Language of description note
Finding aid written in English.

Repository Details

Part of the University Archives and Historical Collections Repository

Conrad Hall
943 Conrad Road, Room 101
East Lansing MI 48824 US