Institutional Research and Academic Planning

We provide evidence-based analyses and reports that inform and shape strategic planning, institutional policy creation and revision, and decision support.

UC is a leader in advocating for the purpose and importance of public higher education. By providing timely, accurate, consistent and reliable information about UC and the environment in which it operates, Institutional Research and Academic Planning (IRAP) illustrates UC’s progress, challenges and outcomes in support of its mission.

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Pamela Brown

Pamela Brown

Vice President - IRAP

Upcoming events

CAIR (California Association for Institutional Research)

42nd Annual Conference
November 8-10, 2017
Hilton Concord Hotel, Concord, California

IRAP presentations at CAIR:
The Path to Data Governance
Ola Popoola (with Kelly Wahl, UCLA)

How do we know if alumni go on to graduate school?
Chris Furgiuele and Brianna Moore-Trieu

A Survey Study on Student Basic Needs at University of California
Tongshan Chang (with Ruben Canedo, UCB, and Tim Galarneau, UCSC) 

Leaving Early: Characteristics and Factors Influencing First Year Stopouts/Dropouts
Matt Reed, Yang Yang, Kimberly Peterson, Sanketh Sangam (with Steve Chatman, UC Merced)

Getting Hired: How the University of California Prepares Students for the Workforce
Xiaohui Zheng, Daniel Byrd, Kimberly Peterson (with Cheryl Bach and Erika Jackson, UCD)


Email: Institutional Research and Academic Planning 

Institutional Research and Academic Planning
University of California
Office of the President
1111 Franklin St., 11th Floor
Oakland, CA 94607-5200

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