About

About

The Office of Planning and Institutional Research (OPIR) supports decision-making, strategic planning, and curriculum and policy development at Penn State Altoona through the collection, analysis, and interpretation of data.

In furtherance of the mission and vision of the College, the OPIR:

  • provides leadership to the College‚Äôs strategic planning efforts;
  • conducts data analyses and produces and maintains reports that support effective decision-making and planning;
  • assists with the development, review, and approval of curricular proposals and articulation agreements;
  • provides leadership and support to assessment, accreditation, and other key academic initiatives of the College;
  • maintains and coordinates the development of college-wide policies;
  • and plans, maintains, and coordinates space allocation process.