Resource guide for data-informed decision making at IUPUI

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Description

Link/Program Owner

Academic Affairs Forum Research Reports - Education Advisory Board (EAB)Unlimited access to original research, market intelligence, customized benchmarking, and forecasting tools, implementation toolkits, and other resources related to a range of topics (e.g., student success, faculty affairs, research, globalization)

Open to all faculty and staff at IUPUI. Must register at EAB website and create account in order to gain full access to research briefs.

Contact: Karen Lee, Office of Academic Affairs

Academic AnalyticsProvides data on primary areas of scholarly achievement represented in research-intensive programs. Campus leaders can use data and tools to analyze programs, departments and schools in order to make strategic decisions, benchmark scholarly research activity and support program review. Also may be useful for identifying external reviewers and nominating faculty for awards.

Academic Analytics

Note: Chairs and Deans must complete a series of training modules to gain full access to database.

Contact: Alicia Gahimer, Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research

Activity Insight (Digital Measures)IN TRANSITION: Activity Insight will replace the “FAR” (Faculty Annual Report) in Fall 2016. Activity Insight (produced by Digital Measures) will enable faculty to more efficiently report on their annual activities, while enabling administrators to organize, manage and report on faculty activities.

Faculty affairs, activity insight

Contact: Margie Ferguson, Office of Academic Affairs

Budget ReportingProvides financial information on budget and financials for the current budget year as well as historical financial information.

Summary data for financial planning

Contact: Kevin Walsh, Budget Office

Career Opportunities and Outcomes (IUPUI Talent and First Destination Survey)The IUPUI Talent Job Board (Symplicity) is the central portal through which employers register and post part-time, internship, and full-time opportunities that can be view by almost all IUPUI students. Reports are available on employer interest by school and industry. The First Destination Survey annually reach at least 40% of that year’s graduates to ascertain their post-graduation employment and education plans. Reports available by school and major provide important return on investment insights.

IUPUI Career services

Contact: Matt Rust, Office of Campus Career and Advising Services

Course/Class Enrollment ReportingIUPUIProvides enrollment reports for campus leaders to gauge whether numbers of seats in classes (or numbers of sections of courses offered) might be adjusted to meet student demand. Reports are updated weekly.

Enrollment reporting

Contact: Mary Beth Myers, Registrar

EAB (Educational Advisory Board) Student Success DashboardIU has invested in EAB’s “Student Success Dashboard” to provide academic advisors with predictive analytic data to help reach out to students who may be at risk due to not completing “critical courses” on time or with sufficiently high grades. Institutional data are available to let chairs and deans know the relative proportions of enrolled students who are on-track, at-risk, or in need of support.

EAB (Site officially launches end of August 2016)

Contact: Matt Rust, Office of Campus Career and Advising Services 

Institutional Research and Decision SupportProvides a wide range of static presentations and reports as well as interactive “student analytic reports” and dashboards that can help to inform campus leaders’ decisions.

Institutional Research and Decision Support

Contact: Michele Hansen, IRDS

IUPUI Data LinkProvides interactive and visual information regarding various metrics aligned with the IUPUI Campus Strategic Plan

IUPUI Date Link

Contact: Michele Hansen

IUPUI Point-inCycle Enrollment Management ToolWeb-based system for tracking the status of IUPUI admissions and enrollment for upcoming semesters. Reports are updated each week during active admissions and registration cycles to show how the campus and each school is progressing relative to prior years at the same point in time.

IUPUI Point-inCycle

Contact: Norma Fewell

PIVOT – Community of ScienceSearchable database of external research funding opportunities and IUPUI faculty expertise.

PIVOT

Contact: Alicia Gahimer, Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research

 UIRRProduces official university reports on admissions, enrollment, retention, graduation rates, degree completions, and financial aid for Indiana University and all its campuses.

UIRR

Contact: uirr@indiana.edu