UD IR/UDEW is a non-biased objective unit which strives to provide accurate information while maintaining data integrity. IR/UDEW supplies information to facilitate promoting the University, monitor progress and successes to demonstrate institutional effectiveness, and to help ensure the University is in compliance with government regulations and accreditation standards. Specific recurring projects include supplying information related to IPEDS, Common Data Set (CDS), Middle States Commission on Higher Education accreditation, Academic Program Review (APR), academic benchmarking, various college guidebooks, student retention and graduation rate studies including the NCAA GSR Report and the Consortium for Student Retention Data Exchange (CSRDE), enrollment projections, and benchmarking studies and tools. The IR/UDEW team is active in relevant professional associations in order to gain knowledge, expand skill sets, and to promote the collegial and collaborative nature of the institutional research profession.