Office of Institutional Research is
responsible for conducting research in order to provide senior administrators
and college committees with data that will support decision-making
and strategic planning. The office coordinates Earlham's participation
in surveys and distributes the results of those surveys. Responses
to inquiries from federal and state government, other colleges and
universities, education associations, and college guides publications
are coordinated by this office also.
The menu at the left will guide you to numerous statistics about Earlham." About the Office" provides contact information for Institutional Research staff and a timeline of activities for the academic year. "Fast Facts" is a brief summary of data published by the Public Affairs Office. "Factbook: Data and Details" revolves around a series of questions that serve as the organizing force for a bounty of information on Earlham. The "Common Data Set" is a collection of data resulting from a collaborative effort between publishers and the educational community to improve the quality and accuracy of information provided. An updated Common Data Set is published each academic year. The link to "Recurring Surveys" will take you to a schedule of surveys administered on a regular basis to Earlham students, faculty and alumni. Summary reports of each survey are also available. "CIRP trends" show responses to chosen questions from the CIRP Freshman Survey over the past 40 years. "Baccalaureate Origins" provide Earlham's Ph.D. productivity compared to other colleges.
updated 7/29/2010 by Mary Ann Weaver, Associate Director of Institutional Research