IWP’s Institutional Research and Assessment Committee organizes and analyzes institutional and other data to support planning, assessment and decision making at IWP.  The office’s major responsibility is compiling and filing reports required by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, the U.S. Department of Education and other state and federal agencies.

The office’s objectives are:

  • To meet, on time and with accurate information, the external reporting requirements of the state and federal government
  • To organize, maintain and disseminate institutional data for decision making, program review and accreditation
  • To analyze and interpret data as appropriate, providing the information necessary to plan, assess and make decisions
  • To develop and disseminate information on best practices as a means to measure and improve student learning
  • To provide information and support to units in their efforts to measure and improve student learning outcomes


  • Mrs. Hasanna Benson, Registrar, Chairman of the IRAC Committee
  • Mr. Jason Johnsrud, Vice President for Student Affairs
  • Dr. John J. Tierney, Jr., Interim Dean, Walter Kohler Professor of International Relations

Contact Us

Institutional Research and Assessment Committee
The Institute of World Politics
1521 16th Street NW
Washington DC 20036
(202) 462-2101