Institutional Research


The Freed-Hardeman University Office of Institutional Research exists to promote institutional effectiveness, to provide relevant institutional information and to facilitate the university planning process.



Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Production of the annual FHU Fact Book
  • Assisting the Director for Institutional Effectiveness in monitoring the campus planning process by unit
  • Responding to external requests for data (federal and state governments, national higher education publications, accrediting agencies, research studies, etc.)
  • Administering, compiling, analyzing and disseminating faculty course evaluations conducted each semester
  • Overseeing the administration of and dissemination of data from campus surveys including the following:
    • Noel-Levitz Student Satisfaction Inventory
    • National Survey of Student Engagement
    • Common Data Set
    • FHU Academic Advising Survey
    • FHU Alumni Survey
    • FHU Faculty and Staff Satisfaction Surveys
    • Senior Survey
    • Other miscellaneous and ad hoc survey requests


Data Requests

Please send data requests to Micah Smith at