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Institutional Research

Office of Institutional Research

Debra Templeton

Debra Templeton

Director, Institutional Research and Assessment
Hickory Campus

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Common Data Set

The Common Data Set (CDS) initiative is a collaborative effort among data providers in the higher education community and publishers as represented by the College Board, Peterson's, and U.S. News & World Report. The combined goal of this collaboration is to improve the quality and accuracy of information provided to all involved in a student's transition into higher education.