The Higher Education Research Institute (HERI) serves as an interdisciplinary
center for research, evaluation, information, policy studies, and research training
in postsecondary education. HERI is housed in the Graduate School of Education &
Information Studies (GSE&IS)at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA).
The Institute's research program covers a variety of topics including the outcomes
of postsecondary education, leadership development, institutional transformation,
faculty performance, federal and state policy, and educational equity. Visiting scholars,
faculty, and graduate students have made use of HERI facilities and its research resources
since its affiliation with UCLA in 1973.