University Archives - President's Office - Institutional Research and Effectiveness
Conditions Governing Access
The collection is open for research use. Manuscript collections and archival records may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations. Confidential material may include, but is not limited to, educational, medical, and personnel records. Researchers are advised that the disclosure of certain information pertaining to identifiable living individuals represented in this collection without the consent of those individuals may have legal ramifications (e.g., a cause of action under common law for invasion of privacy may arise if facts concerning an individual's private life are published that would be deemed highly offensive to a reasonable person) for which the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley assumes no responsibility.
Conditions Governing Use
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Biographical / Historical
Institutional Research and Development was first created in 1974. It was re-named Institutional Research, Development and Evaluation between 1975 and 1980. Between 1980 and 1989 it was not listed in the directory, but re-appears in 1989 as Institutional Research and Planning until 1989 (1989-1990 it was listed under Dean of Students). Â In 1999 the department was named Office of Institutional Effectiveness until 2003 when it was re-named Office of Institutional Research and Effectiveness (2003 - present).
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