Mission Statement

The mission of the Office of Institutional Research is to:

  • Help to maintain the accuracy, organization, and comprehensiveness of the College-wide database and to work with all constituencies to develop a single set of operational definitions and standards with respect to data collection, analysis and reporting;
  • Coordinate the preparation of a series of required annual reports for dissemination to external groups;
  • Provide technical support to all constituencies of the College interested in collecting and interpreting data in an effort to assess existing programs and activities, to develop new programs to accomplish specific goals, or to use data to inform pending policy decisions.

Middle States Accreditation

During the years 2017-19, Lafayette College will once again undergo the process of accreditation through MSCHE, the Middle States Commission on Higher Education.

Find out more about the Middle States Accreditation process.