Surveys first-year students and seniors in the spring.
Assesses students' educational experiences and co-curricular behaviors on ten Engagement Indicators and six High-Impact Practices in undergraduate education - those that engage students in the learning process. (e.g., reading, writing, presentations, research with faculty, discussions with individuals who differ from them).
Receives raw data, means, and frequencies and comparative results in August/September.
Beginning College Survey of Student Engagement (BCSSE)
Collects data from incoming First Year Students in the summer prior to their first semester
Surveys students about their academic and co-curricular experiences in high school and examines their expectations for the first year of college, especially behaviors related to engagement in the learning process.
Responses can be linked to the student NSSE responses.
Higher Education Research Institute (HERI) Faculty Survey
Is a comprehensive survey to measure how faculty perceive institutional priorities, spend their time inside and outside the classroom, the goals and expectations faculty have for students, pedagogical strategies faculty use to engage students, sources of stress and satisfaction among faculty and other timely issues impacting faculty and administrators today.
Receive data, means and frequencies and comparative results for other private 4-year liberal arts colleges.
Gathers information about the primary activity (employment, continuing education, volunteer/service, etc.) of graduates at 6 months after graduation.
Data compiled in Spring.
Higher Education Data Sharing (HEDS) Consortium- Alumni Survey
Alumni evaluate many of aspects of their undergraduate experience. The questions cover: academic experiences, development of skills and abilities, personal development, satisfaction with campus services, facilities, and climate, extra-curricular activities and their impact, employment after graduation, graduate degree attainment, leadership, and more.
Receive data, means and frequencies and comparative results for other HEDS institutions conducting the survey in summer following survey administration.