Skip Navigation

Commission on Information, Measurement, & Analysis (CIMA)

Membership and Purpose

The Commission on Information, Measurement, and Analysis (CIMA) is one of the operational commissions of the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU).  CIMA creates space for APLU institutions to come together to create communities of practice around effective and efficient use of data and fiscal resources to guide campus planning and decision making.  Given the dispersion of activities and responsibilities within an institution that rely on the use of a vast array of data sources, CIMA provides opportunities for cross-functional discussions on how to more systematically create and improve the data infrastructure and the strategic analysis capacity, and fiscal and administrative management on campuses.

Download the CIMA Purpose and Operating Guidelines

Meeting of Members

The Commission on Information, Measurement, and Analysis (CIMA) meets twice yearly during the CIMA Business Meetings held during both the CIMA Summer Forum and APLU Annual Meeting.

Members in the Spotlight

Featured Project & Initiative

Accountability & Transparency
Simple, straightforward presentation of comparable information directly from public universities at no charge to students and families. Data elements selected based on input from students and families seeking trustworthy data.