The Center for Postsecondary Research, a research center of the Indiana University School of Education, investigates processes and practices that influence student success and institutional excellence in higher education and promotes those found to be effective.


  1. To support higher education scholars at Indiana University in developing and sustaining high quality, externally funded projects that further the CPR mission.
  2. To advance the field of higher education by conducting, publishing, and presenting meaningful research related to the CPR mission.
  3. To provide resources and services to higher education units, institutions, organizations, and systems—locally, nationally, and internationally—for assessing and improving the quality of higher education.
  4. To support graduate education in Higher Education and Student Affairs (HESA) and other graduate programs at Indiana University through assistantships and other learning opportunities.


Brian Bridges, Vice President, Research and Member Engagement at United Negro College Fund (UNCF) and Chief Research Officer for UNCF's Frederick D. Patterson Research Institute

Shouping Hu, Center Director, Center for Postsecondary Success and Professor of Higher Education, Florida State University

Vasti Torres, Dean, College of Education, University of South Florida


Center for Postsecondary Research
Indiana University School of Education
1900 East Tenth Street
Eigenmann Hall Suite 419
Bloomington, IN 47406–7512
Phone: 812.856.5824
Fax: 812.856.5150
Email: cpr@indiana.edu Employment Opportunities