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Selected Metrics

Leadership: Living Our Land-Grant Mission

  • National and Global Program Rankings
  • National and Global Faculty, Staff, and Student Leadership Positions and Awards
  • Communication Metrics: Website Utilization, Press Releases, Social Media Use, etc.
  • Development Metrics: Donor Support for Students, Faculty and Staff, and Facilities

Teaching: Students Prepared to Make a Difference

  • Undergraduate Enrollment/Transfer Enrollment
  • 1- and 2-year Retention Rates
  • % of Undergraduates Engaged in Transformational Learning Experiences
  • 4- and 6-year Graduation Rates
  • Undergraduate Placement
  • Gallup-Purdue Index
  • Student Credit Hours Generated per Teaching FTE
  • Scholarship Support Provided by the College/Donors

Research and Graduate Education: Discovery with Impact

  • Total Research Awards/Expenditures
  • Number of Interdisciplinary Grant Proposals Submitted
  • Peer-Reviewed Publications
  • Commercialization Metrics (Discoveries, Patent Applications, Startups, etc.)
  • Number of Facility Projects, Investment in Facilities
  • Research Awards (Prestigious Awards/Recognitions for Research Accomplishments)
  • Number of Graduate Students and Postdocs

Extension/Engagement: Strengthening Lives and Livelihoods

  • Numbers of Learning Events (Presentations at Conference, Webinars, etc.), Numbers of Participants; Learning Hours
  • Extension Grants, External Funding, Fees for Service Generated
  • Number of Sponsored Program Proposals with Extension Component
  • Website and Social Media Utilization Metrics
  • Number/Dollar Value of Volunteer Hours
  • Number of Open Extension Educator Positions

International: Creating Global Perspective and Impact

  • % of Undergraduates with an International Experience (On or Off Campus)
  • % of Undergraduates with Study Abroad Experience, Length of Experiences
  • International Grants Submitted/Awards Received
  • Innovations Adopted in Developing Countries
  • Number of Visiting Scholars

Climate/Community: Who We Are, How We Work

  • Regular Surveys of Faculty, Staff, and Student Attitudes on Climate
  • URM Undergraduate and Graduate Student Applications
  • URM Undergraduate and Graduate Student Enrollment
  • Number and % of Faculty and Staff Participating in Diversity Training
  • Number and % of URM and Women Faculty Members
  • Retention and Promotion of URM and Women Faculty Members
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