VI - 7.20 - Policy on Institutional Planning, Accountability and Data

The Office of Planning, Analysis and Accountability (OPAA) is the official source of data about Bowie State University (BSU). All questions regarding statistical information should be referred to this Office. The BSU Fact Book, published by this Office, presents frequently-requested data about BSU and should be used as a source of information about such questions as admissions, enrollment, degrees, retention and graduation rates and employees.  The Office of Planning Analysis and Accountability also coordinates updating BSU's strategic plan, supports learning outcomes assessment, designs and conducts research studies in support of policy decisions, administer surveys to appropriate populations, supports market needs assessment for program development and grant opportunities and fulfills state and federal reporting requirements.

Departments and units of the campus desiring specialized statistical information (such as specific institutional data for use by academic departments in academic program review), assistance in conducting studies, utilizing questionnaires or other assistance with research projects, self-studies or unit planning, should contact the Assistant Vice President for Institutional Effectiveness.


Effective Date:  11/30/1994
Revised Date:  06/11/2012