Institutional Data & Research Services

Institutional Data and Research Services is a central location for collecting, coordinating and reporting data for and about RISD. The office provides data to members of the RISD community in order to facilitate decision making and campus planning and accreditation, as well as to external sources including the federal government, publications and various other organizations.

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To provide information that educates and informs decision making in support of academic excellence in art and design.


Play a vital role in shaping the future of RISD by providing information that enhances institutional planning and effectiveness.


  • Access to information
  • Accuracy
  • Communication
  • Ethics
  • Service


Jennifer Roberts
Executive Director, Accreditation and Institutional Effectiveness