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Duquesne University Office of Planning, Budgeting and Institutional Research Names New Director

The Office of Planning, Budgeting & Institutional Research at Duquesne University has promoted Matt North to director of institutional research and planning.

North, who had served as director of enrollment research and systems at Duquesne, replaces former director Jim Ritchie, who retired.

Institutional research and planning provides the University enrollment census and produces the annual Duquesne University Fact Book. The office also responds to publishers’ survey requests and provides enrollment data for federal and state reporting mandates, most notably the IPEDS (Integrated Postsecondary Educational Data System) requirements. Additionally, institutional research provides enrollment forecasts for budget projections.

He is a resident of Muddy Creek Township, Butler County.

Duquesne University

Founded in 1878, Duquesne is consistently ranked among the nation's top Catholic research universities for its award-winning faculty and tradition of academic excellence. The University is nationally ranked by U.S. News and World Report and the Princeton Review for its rich academic programs in nine schools of study for nearly 10,000 graduate and undergraduate students, and by the Washington Monthly for service and contributing to students' social mobility. Duquesne is a member of the U.S. President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll with Distinction for its contributions to Pittsburgh and communities around the globe. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the Princeton Review's Guide to Green Colleges acknowledge Duquesne's commitment to sustainability.