I R & D S

Institutional Research & Decision Support

(IR&DS) provides management information and analysis in support of decision-making by the Stanford community.


Key University Metrics

IR&DS has released a two-page 'quick reference' compilation of current data on Stanford's students, faculty, staff, financial aid, finances, research, and more. This is available at http://irds.stanford.edu/KeyMetrics.

PhD Alumni Employment Webpage

IR&DS has published a new webpage that presents the findings of a recent major study of PhD alumni employment outcomes. The study, undertaken by IR&DS in collaboration with the Office for the Vice Provost for Graduate Education (VPGE), examined the career paths of 2,420 doctoral alumni across two cohorts. The results of this study are available online at http://irds.stanford.edu/phdjobs. The webpage is interactive and allows users to explore the data and findings from the study.

Welcome Marion Coddou

Marion Coddou joined IR&DS this January as an Institutional Research and Assessment Analyst after working for about a year as a Graduate Research Assistant on IR&DS projects.  She will be working on projects at the intersection of the Assessment and Institutional Research teams, including student surveys, course-taking patterns, and program evaluation.  She recently graduated from Stanford with a Ph.D. in sociology and brings expertise in research design and methods.

Welcome Adita Zeqollari

Adita Zeqollari joined IR&DS this September as an Institutional Research Analyst. She comes to us from Massachusetts Institute of Technology where she mainly focused on financial and student reporting. Adita will be working on a variety of IR&DS projects, including SIRIS.