Our mission

The Bloomington Assessment and Research office supports faculty, programs, campus initiatives, and the student experience by providing research and analyses for data-driven decisions and continuous improvement.

Our office responds to information needs from the broad campus community, administration, academic school and departments, and programs. We serve our stakeholders by:

  • Developing and provisioning reliable information resources to support institutional planning.
  • Conducting research studies to inform policy development, program assessment and strategic initiatives.
  • Providing leadership for the campus for the continuous improvement of institutional research resources.
  • Establishing partnerships with campus offices, peer institutions and professionals to broaden institutional research capacity.

Services & Community

Finding Information

This portal contains answers to questions about where certain information and reports are located, how to find BAR reports, and what to do if you can’t access or find what you’re looking for.

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Find useful links that help with Compliance and data security requirements, data definitions used in the reports and other helpful resources available for aggregate reports on student and course enrollments.

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Upcoming Events

One of the most important goals of our office is to facilitate ideas, conversations and actions to help enhance a student’s experience at IU-Bloomington. Stay tuned for more news on upcoming events. Also, feel free to contact us for a one on one consultation.

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Our Team

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Mrunal Chaudhary

Data and Research Analyst (Graduate Student)

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Gina Deom

Data Scientist

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