UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN River Falls

UWRF Series 32: Office of Institutional Research (OIR), OIR Studies

UWRF Series 32 Collection Inventory
Office of Institutional Research
Arrangement: Alphabetically by filing unit; chronologically by document
Quantity: 11 boxes

Collection Summary: The Office of Institutional Research first began as a faculty committee and was established to provide the university with information to guide and inform institutional decision-making. The office is responsible for developing, implementing, and reporting on university-wide evaluations and assessments of student, faculty and staff curricular experiences, and evaluations of departmental performance.

This collection includes reports and studies conducted by the Office of Institutional Research including academic cost analyses, follow-up studies of graduates, grade distribution studies, enrollment and enrollment trend studies, reciprocity, faculty position control, and other studies.

See UWRF Series 22 (Annual Reports of the Registrar to the President); UWRF Series 38 (Registrar: Subject Files); UWRF SS 63 (UWRF Fact Book); UWRF SERIES 199 (Board of Regents: Financial Reports); and UWRF Series 142 (UWRF Enrollment Records) for related records.

COST ANALYSES
Box/Folder Contents
1/1-10 Academic Cost Analyses, 1972-1981
11/3 Instructional Cost Analyses;1967-1968, Academic Year
2/1 1973-1974, Fall, Winter and Spring Terms; 1974-1975, Fall, Winter and Spring Terms
2/2-4 1975-1976, Fall, Winter and Spring Terms
2/5-7 1976-1977, Fall, Winter and Spring Terms
2/8-10 1977-1978, Fall, Winter and Spring Terms
2/11-13 1978-1979, Fall, Winter and Spring Terms
2/14-16 1979-1980, Fall, Winter and Spring Terms
2/17-19 1980-1981, Fall, Winter and Spring Terms
2/20-22 1981-1982, Fall, Winter and Spring Terms
2/23 1982, Summer
2/24-26 1982-1983, Fall, Winter and Spring Terms
3/1 1983, Summer
3/2-4 1983-1984, Fall, Winter and Spring Terms
3/5 1984, Summer
3/6 1984-1985, Fall and Winter
FOLLOW-UP STUDIES: Five–Year Follow-up Studies of Graduates:
Box/Folder Contents
3/7 1947-1952 Graduates, 1953
3/8 1953-1957 Graduates, July 1958
3/9 1958-1962 Graduates
3/10 1963-1967 Graduates
3/11-12 1968-1878 Graduates
4/1 Vol. 1, An Overview
4/2 Vol. 2, College of Agriculture
4/3 Vol. 3, College of Arts and Sciences
4/4 Vol. 4, College of Education
4/5 Vol. 5, Summary; 1978-1983
4/6 Vol. 1, Design, Returns, Further Education, Work and Placement
4/7 Vol. 2, Placement Services and Career Counseling; 1978-1983
4/8 Vol. 3, Academic Advising
4/9 Vol. 4, Ratings of the Degree Components
4/10 Vol. 5, Dependence on Writing Skills and Recommendations on Writing in Advanced Courses
4/11 Vol. 6, The Freshmen English Sequence
4/12 Vol. 7, The Sophomore English Sequence
4/13 Vol. 8, Basic Studies: Social Sciences
4/14 Vol. 9, Basic Studies: Science/Mathematics
4/15 Vol. 10, Basic Studies: Other Courses
4/16 Vol. 11, More Basic Studies: Physical Education Courses and Recommendations on Suggested New Courses
4/17 Vol. 12, Reading: Books, Magazines and Journals
4/18 Vol. 13, Recommending UW-RF to Potential Students
4/19 Vol. 14, Recommendations for Future Directions
4/20 Vol. 15, Summary, Highlights and Comments
GRADUATE SCHOOL
Box/Folder Contents
5/1 Employer-Rating Follow-up Study – Graduate School, 1971, 1974, 1975, 1976, 1977
5/2 1977 Follow-up of Graduate Students, January 1978
5/3 Fourth Graduate Student Follow-up, February 1982
8/13 Graduate Course Offerings and SCH Production: 1972-1973 to 1976- 1977, July 1977
9/1 Graduate Course Listings, 1969-1971 to 1976-1978, July 1977
9/2 1974-1976 to 1982-1984, August 1982
ENROLLMENT STUDIES
Box/Folder Contents
5/5 Predicted FTE and Body Count Enrollments: Fall 1979; Fall 1980; Summer 1982; Fall 1982; Fall 1983; Fal 1984 and Fall 1985
5/6 Projected FTE Enrollments by First Major and Projected SCH Production by Department to 1992-1993, November 1982
5/7 Resident Head Count Enrollment, Fall 1970 to Fall 1981
5/8 Loss of Reciprocity – A Simulation, February 1980
5/9 A Revised Simulation of the Loss of Reciprocity, March 1982
6/1 An Update of Enrollment Projections Assuming Loss of Reciprocity as of July 1, 1983, February 1983
6/2 New Wisconsin Freshmen Enrollment 1974-1982, June 1983
6/3 Wisconsin New Freshmen Enrollment Fall 1983: An Update, May 1984
6/4 Enrollment Trends and Patterns by Wisconsin Freshmen, November 1984
GRADES
Box/Folder Contents
6/5 Grades and Grading, 1971-1972 to 1976-1977, June 1978
6/6 Distribution of Graduate Grades by Course--
      1975-1976, Fall, Winter and Spring
      1976, Summer
      1976-1977, Fall Winter and Spring
      1977, Summer
      1977-1978, Fall, Winter and Spring
      1978-1979, Spring
MISCELLANEOUS STUDIES
Box/Folder Contents
6/7 The First Thirty-Nine, February 1968
6/8 Alumni Survey: Or, What in the World Happens to River Falls Graduates, March 1972
11/4 Distribution of Instructional Costs and Induced Student Load Summaries, 1971-1972
6/9 1972-1973
6/10 1973-1974
7/1 1974-1975
7/2 1975-1976
7/3 1976-1977
7/4 1977-1978
8/1 1978-1979
8/2 1979-1980
10/1 1980-1981
5/4 Follow-up Study of Student “Drop-Outs” from the Freshman Class of 1960, September 1976
8/3 Freshman Loss, 1973-1974, Fall to Winter to Spring Quarters
8/4 1974-1975, Fall to Winter
8/5 Impact of Credit Transfers into Graduate Programs, August 1975
8/6 Student Flow and the Class of 1975, January 1977
8/7 A Study of Freshman Class of 1960, December 1972
8/8 The Class of 1980 and New Freshmen of September 1976, January 1982
8/9 Degrees Awarded to Members of the New Freshman Class, of September 1976 within the First Five Years, March 1982
8/10 Degrees Awarded to Members of the New Freshman Class of September 1976 as of August 31, 1982, February 1983
8/11 High School Preparation and UW-RF Remedial Classes, February 1983
8/12 An Overview of General Curricular Patterns, November 1982
8/14 Catalog Listings of Courses and Credits over the Last Seven Catalogs, May 1977
8/15 Undergraduate Catalog Listings of Courses and Credits over the last five catalogs for College of Arts and Sciences Departments, update of May 1977 report
9/3 Listings of Courses Found in the Undergraduate Catalogs from 1969-1971; to 1981-1983, July 1982 SCH Production Record for Undergraduate Courses,
9/4 Summer 1972 thru Summer 1976, May 1977
9/5 1976-1977 thru 1981-1982, December 1982; Summaries of Academic Programs and Related Data,
9/6 1981-1982
9/7 1982-1983
9/8 1983-1984
9/9 A Self-Study Report Submitted to the Commission on Colleges and Universities of the North Central Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools, December 1977
9/10 Curricular Patterns Reflecting the Academic Years of 1978-1979 through 1982-1983, August 1983
9/11 Functional Allocation of FTE Instructional Faculty to First Majors/Programs,1981-1982
9/12 1983-1984
9/13 Departmental Offerings and Recommendations for 1975 Summer Session, September 1974
9/14 Summer Session Student Credit Hours Produced by Courses within Departments by Sponsoring College, September 1975
9/15 Student and Faculty Reaction to Certain College Objectives, ca. 1960
9/16 Student Ratings, Summary Report on, January 1973
10/2 Position Control, 1976-1977 to 1977-1978
10/3 Position Control, 1978-1979
10/4 1979-1980
10/5 1980-1981
11/1 1981-1982
11/2 Discrepancies Between Position Control and Cost Analysis, 1979-1980, 1980-1981, 1981-1982