Office of Strategic Initiatives and University Analytics


About Us

The Office of Strategic Initiatives & University Analytics was established in 2021, bringing together resources focused on data analytics, institutional research, and strategic university initiatives. Our approach optimizes data-driven decision making and provides analytical insights to enhance operational excellence. We collaborate across the university to help clearly define goals; develop and implement action plans, and monitor progress to achieve success for WPI’s Strategic Plan 2021-2026, Lead with Purpose, and other key initiatives.

Mission: To Lead Strategic University Initiatives Using a Data-Driven Approach


PreviewStrategic Initiatives and University Analytics Objectives


What We Do

University Analytics includes:

  • Institutional research and manadatory reporting
  • Cultivates and supports data exploration
  • Supports data-informed decision making



The Office of Strategic Initiatives and University Analytics supports the university’s strategic plan Lead With Purpose: WPI 2021-2026, which focuses on these three areas:

  • Student Well-Being, Access, and Affordability
  • Purpose-Driven Education and Research
  • Our Inclusive Community