ERIC Number: ED396789
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1996-Jun
Reference Count: N/A
New Mexico State University at Grants College Institutional Research Projects Completed 1993-1996 as Part of the Institutional Self-Study in Preparation for North Central Association Accreditation Visit of 1997-1998.
Jernigan, Ron; And Others
In spring 1994, New Mexico State University's two-year campus at Grants (NMSU-G) initiated several projects to prepare for a 1998 accreditation visit. This report describes the following projects undertaken to gather data for the accreditation self-study document: (1) a fall 1993 focus group with students, detailing institutional strengths, areas of concern, and suggestions; (2) a spring 1994 retreat of faculty, staff, and community members, focusing on strengths and concerns and the development of an institutional vision for the year 2000; (3) an October 1995 meeting between staff and approximately 12 students to discuss NMSU-G's strengths and weaknesses; (4) fall 1995 surveys of students and faculty, describing findings related to the quality of instruction, student services, and facilities; (5) a fall 1995 survey of local citizens, highlighting attitudes regarding NMSU-G's administration and facilities; (6) a fall 1995 staff survey regarding programs, administration, instruction, and employee morale; (7) a fall 1995 mail survey of community perceptions of NMSU-G; (8) a fall 1994 student survey regarding the quality of student services; (9) a February 1996 staff retreat to develop a vision statement for the year 2000; (10) a College Assessment and Planning Process report completed in spring 1996 developing four Action Plans; and (11) a summer 1996 telephone survey of community members' perceptions of the college. Survey instruments and respondent comments are included for selected projects. (MAB)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Tests/Questionnaires
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: New Mexico State Univ., Grants.