The OAIR serves as Longwood’s official source of institutional data and supports data-driven institutional decision-making by
- Reporting institutional data to meet the requirements of the federal, state, regional accrediting agencies, and to meet the needs of the executive administration, division, college, and department/program in their decision making
- Functioning as the information repository of the institution by defining, collecting, analyzing and disseminating university data
- Promoting effective communication within and between units for continuous improvement in the quality of data reporting
- Providing consultation in research methodology.