About Us

Mission, Values, Vision Statement

The core mission of the office of Institutional Reporting, Research, Information and Surveys (IRRIS) is to demonstrate excellence in federal and state compliance reporting, to successfully administer campus-wide surveys, and to provide university leadership with valid and reliable information to support operational excellence. We are committed to -  

  • Serving and empowering UT Austin, our peers, and the community through data that supports strategic decision making; 
  • Providing quality data with integrity;
  • Demonstrating transparency and accountability through means of credible research;
  • Exhibiting principled stewardship when engaging with internal and external stakeholders; 
  • Promoting data literacy within the university community to ensure appropriate and effective use of the data. 
  • Pursuing personal excellence through professional development and the exploration of innovative technologies;

IRRIS Office

IRRIS consists of a team of analysts devoted to federal and state reporting, data requests, strategic initiatives, and surveys. Contact us at IRRIS@austin.utexas.edu for inquiries. 

Meet our team

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    Shiva Jaganathan

    Chief Data Officer and Assistant Vice Provost and Director of Institutional Reporting, Research, Information and Surveys

Compliance and Reporting

Surveys and Strategic Studies