ERIC Number: ED238335
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1983-Oct-3
Reference Count: N/A
A Management Information Systems Needs Analysis for the University of Nevada Reno.
Nevada Univ., Reno.
Results of a needs assessment for administrative computing at the University of Nevada, Reno, are presented. The objectives of the Management Information Systems Task Force are identified, along with 17 problems in existing operational and management data systems, and institutional goals for future planning and management systems. In addition to common system needs, specific system needs are specified for data entry, processing, and reporting for the following areas: academic records and registration, student billing and accounts receivable, financial aid and student employment system, graduate school, housing assignment system, admissions, career planning and placement, foundation and alumni offices, and continuing education. Data entry, processing/system, and reporting requirements are also identified for the facilities/property/equipment inventory system, the controller's office, research development, research grant fiscal management, budget operation system, budget planning system, miscellaneous stores, purchasing system, central services and publications/graphics, police and parking, personnel and payroll, and affirmative action. A list of persons interviewed is appended. (SW)
Descriptors: Ancillary School Services, Budgeting, Campus Planning, Career Planning, College Administration, College Admission, College Planning, Computer Oriented Programs, Educational Finance, Higher Education, Information Needs, Management Information Systems, Money Management, Needs Assessment, Personnel Management, Research, State Universities, Student Employment, Student Financial Aid, Student Records
Publication Type: Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Administrators; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Nevada Univ., Reno.