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Office of Institutional Research Fact Books

Identifier: 03/06/03

Scope and Contents

This series contains printed, spiral-bound fact books created by the Office of Institutional Research from 2002-2018. The booklets include numeric data and some narrative information about new students, enrollment, alumni, faculty and staff, the Rod Library, facilities, budget and finance, academic departments, and peer institutions from the years in which they were produced. Recent booklets include an academic departments section while the facilities section removed. There is one Graduate College Fact Book from 2005-2006 in Box 2. Some institutional fact books have been digitized and are available online in ScholarWorks.


  • 2002-2018


Language of Materials

Materials entirely in English.

Conditions Governing Access

No restrictions. Materials are open for research.

General Use, Reproduction, and Copyright Policies

Many items housed in the Rod Library Special Collections & University Archives, including unpublished images and manuscripts, may be protected by copyright, publication rights, trademarks, or model release rights which the library does not own and for which the library cannot grant permission or licensing. Materials currently under copyright are usually still available for research and limited reproduction under Fair Use laws. However, it is the sole responsibility of the patron to determine whether or not their use of a given material falls within Fair Use guidelines and to obtain permission for said use from the rightful copyright owner. If you are unsure where to begin, please consult the Copyright LibGuide. Please note that it is not the library's responsibility to locate or contact copyright holders for a patron, and neither the library nor library employees are responsible for copyright violations of the materials to which they facilitate research access.

Please see our full General Use and Service Policies for more information.

Sensitive Materials Statement

Manuscript collections and archival records may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy or similar laws, and the Iowa Open Records Law (see Iowa Code ยง 22.7). 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 Northern Iowa assumes no responsibility.

Biographical / Historical

The Office of Institutional Research and Effectiveness (OIRE) has operated since 1999, gathering statistical information for the University of Northern Iowa. The OIRE publishes this information in the form of Fact Books at the end of each year. This information is also given to the Board of Regents and UNI Registrar's Office.


2.09 Linear Feet (5 boxes)


The collection is arranged chronologically by academic year.

Existence and Location of Copies

Some institutional fact books have been digitized and are available online in ScholarWorks.

Related Materials

Processing Information

Processed by Brandon Dicks, March 2018. Updated by Keegan Little, May 2018, and Tessa Wakefield, February 2019 and June 2023.

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Repository Details

Part of the University Archives Repository