IR Mission Statement

Our Mission

Provide leadership and assistance in the development and oversite of institutional processes for the planning, assessment, evaluation, and use of feedback for continuous improvement to fulfill the mission and goals of Nebraska Methodist College.

Issues of Confidentiality

The office of Institutional Research (IR) adheres to those guidelines in the Code of Ethics established by the Association for Institutional Research (AIR) which was adopted by its membership in 1992.

Data which are held in strict confidence include the following types:

  • Any data which can be personally identified, whether student, faculty, or staff, must be considered confidential due to federal legislation and/or college policy
  • Any data on other colleges or universities provided through means other than public documents
  • Information which has not been verified by an official source, data or information that has been identified as "for internal distribution only", and data or information which has been released to NMC under the veil of confidentiality

Information accessible to the IR office will be used only for fulfilling the mandates and duties of the office, will not be released either verbally or in written form to individuals outside the office, and will be disposed of properly if containing sensitive data such as social security numbers and salary information.