External Reporting Data:
External reporting data includes federal and state reports as well as any data requested by outside entities or individuals.
Federal reports include data submitted to the Integrated Postsecondary Education Database System (IPEDS), surveys conducted by the National Science Foundation, the Department of Education, and data needed for grant-based programs such as the TRIO programs.
State reports include official enrollment numbers reported to the Kansas Board of Regents, the Kansas Postsecondary Database, Faculty Reports and Program Review.
Outside entities include individuals with open records acts that have been approved by the general counsel's office, profit & non-profit agencies, proprietary surveys such as US News & World Report, College Board, Peterson's and also conducts the National Survey of Student Engagement (NSSE) and the Faculty Survey of Student Engagement (FSSE).
Voluntary System of Accountability College Portrait:
All undergraduate students receiving a bachelor degree from Wichita State University are required to complete a university exit survey; questions from the exit survey are used to populate the graph for the "Future Plans" section of the College Portrait. The College Portrait may be viewed at:
KBOR Program Review:
Program Review is conducted by the Kansas Board of Regents (KBOR); please see the document below from KBOR regarding Program Review:
http://webs.wichita.edu/depttools/depttoolsmemberfiles/opa/UADS/Program review policy approved by KBOR Jan 2011.pdf
Program Review can be found at:
KBOR Performance Agreements:
Every three years the university sets performance agreements with the Kansas Board of Regents; progress is tracked throughout the 3 years, with reports provided to KBOR at the end of each calendar year. See below for the most recent performance agreements:
KBOR Faculty Consolidated Report:
National Study of Instructional Costs & Productivity (Delaware Study)