Data Governance

Data are an institutional asset. Quality data along with standard, consistent data definitions, business logic and reporting practices allow for efficient operations as well as strategic decision-making. Data governance allows for the most effective use of this valuable, growing asset. It builds relationships among stakeholders by creating a focus across subject areas that allows for new perspective and vision. Strategic decision-making based upon a common understanding of University data is vital for successful institutional initiatives.

Data Governance at Work

  • Data Quality Projects
    • Official Seal for certified Purdue Data - task force
    • STEM and ICE indicator fields in Cognos student data
    • Graduate Student improved data reporting assessment project


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Official Seal List

In Progress:

Retention and Graduation Rates
Degrees Awarded


Kristina Wong Davis

Kristina Wong Davis
Vice Provost for Enrollment Management

"Data is such an important tool for decision-makers across the institution. It is essential that we all have a common understanding of what those various data elements are in order to appropriately analyze and interpret. The Purdue Data Cookbook will be a fundamental resource in building an understanding of our institutional data."


OIRAE Implements "Data Cookbook"

Purdue starts data certification program for key reports and dashboards

Success Stories


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