About the Indicators

What we measure: How many programs have a student learning outcomes assessment plan, and how many programs show evidence of using their SLO data to inform curricular changes. Collected and reported annually.

Who collects the information: Accreditation & Assessment Office

Source of the information: Program Review faculty committee evaluations and Student Learning Outcomes Assessment records

What we measure: The performance of UAF students compared to the national mean percentile on select nationally recognized tests. Reported annually.

Who collects the information: College of Liberal Arts, College of Natural Science and Mathematics, and School of Management

Source of the information: American Chemical Society, ETS Major Field Tests (Biology, Mathematics, Business/Management), Social Work Education Assessment Project

What we measure: 1-year retention rate and 6-year graduation rate for first-time full-time undergraduate degree-seeking students. Reported annually.

Who collects the information: Office of Planning, Analysis and Institutional Research

Source of the information: UA Information Systems, Banner SI Opening Extracts (fall semesters)

What we measured: Mean score for senior UAF students taking the ETS Proficiency Profile Exam.  Discontinued after FY16 due to low participation.

Who collected the information: Accreditation & Assessment Office

Source of the information: Educational Testing Service (ETS)

What we measure: Graduates (all degree levels) who enroll in further higher education within three years of completing their degrees. Reported annually.

Who collects the information: Office of Planning, Analysis and Institutional Research

Source of the information: UA Information Systems, Banner SI Closing Extracts, and the National Student Clearinghouse

What we measure: Student responses to NSSE questions 11(e), 12, 15(b), 17(f), 17(h), 17(i), and 17(j). NSSE is administered every three years at UAF.

Who collects the information: Accreditation & Assessment Office

Source of the information: National Survey of Student Engagement (NSSE)

What we measure: Masters and doctoral level graduates who are either employed or enrolled in further degree programs 1 year after completion of their degree. Collected and reported annually.

Who collects the information: All academic units that offer graduate degrees

Source of the information: Faculty and staff of academic units

What we measure: Published works that faculty have indicated had students as co-authors. Reported annually.

Who collects the information: Accreditation & Assessment Office

Source of the information: Faculty annual activities report forms

What we measure: Number of faculty publications for the year, divided by the number of faculty who have research expectations in their workload. Collected annually.

Who collects the information: Accreditation & Assessment Office

Source of the information: Web of Science (2012-2015) / Scopus (2016-present)

 

What we measure: Research expenditures per full-time equivalent (FTE) faculty. Reported annually.

Who collects the information: Office of Management & Budget

Source of the information: Annual Performance Detail report for UAF

What we measure: Average number of citations per publication within 5 years of the publication's release. Collected annually.

Who collects the information: Accreditation & Assessment Office

Source of the information: Web of Science (2012-2015) / Scopus (2016-present)

What we measure: Average number of creative works, exhibits and performances per full-time equivalent (FTE) faculty in disciplines where creative activity is an expectation. Reported annually.

Who collects the information: College of Liberal Arts

Source of the information: Faculty annual activities report forms

What we measure: Percentage of baccalaureate students that complete a course designated as undergraduate research. Reported annually.

Who collects the information: Office of Planning, Analysis and Institutional Research

Source of the information: UA Information Systems, Banner SI Extracts

What we measure: Published works that faculty have indicated had students as co-authors. Reported annually.

Who collects the information: Accreditation & Assessment Office

Source of the information: Faculty annual activities report forms

What we measure: Number of annual professional and student visitors to the museum, collected annually.

Who collects the information: UA Museum of the North

Source of the information: Museum departments

What we measure: Electronic access of library and Polar Regions collections online, reported annually.

Who collects the information: Rasmuson Library

Source of the information: Google Analytics

What we measure: Number of graduates in programs designated as high-demand job area degrees. Reported annually.

Who collects the information: Office of Management & Budget, Office of Planning, Analysis and Institutional Research

Source of the information: Annual Performance Detail report for UAF

What we measure: Number of rural graduates in programs designated as high-demand job area degrees. Reported annually.

Who collects the information: Office of Planning, Analysis and Institutional Research

Source of the information: UA Information Systems, Banner SI Extracts

What we measure: UAF student pass rates in select programmatic state and national examinations. Collected and reported annually.

Who collects the information: College of Engineering and Mines, Community & Technical College, School of Education

Source of the information: Fundamentals of Engineering (FE), numerous trade exam/certification organizations, Praxis II and ETS

What we measure: Student completion of tech prep courses and programs, reported annually.

Who collects the information: College of Rural & Community Development, Community & Technical College

Source of the information: Banner SI Extracts

What we measure: Enrollment and completion rates of Native and rural students in proportion to overall UAF student enrollment and completion rates, broken out by degree level. Reported annually.

Who collects the information: Office of Planning, Analysis and Institutional Research

Source of the information: UA Information Systems, Banner SI Closing Extracts

What we measure: Course completion and degree completion in programs identified as having rural or Alaska Native themed content. Fall semester only, reported annually.

Who collects the information: Office of Planning, Analysis and Institutional Research

Source of the information: UA Information Systems, Banner SI Closing Extracts

What we measure: Graduate student theses and projects that include Alaska Native indigenous knowledge. Reported annually.

Who collects the information: Graduate School

Source of the information: Graduate theses/project abstracts

What we measure: Faculty publications that include Alaska Native indigenous knowledge, as self-reported. Reported annually.

Who collects the information: Accreditation & Assessment Office

Source of the information: Faculty annual activities report forms

What we measure: Alaska Native Language Archive patron assistance both in-person or by telephone, as well as online digital downloads. Reported annually.

Who collects the information: Alaska Native Language Archive

Source of the information: Archive staff, Google Analytics

What we measure: UAF and community entity partnerships as reported by various campus units and rated with respect to duration and mutual impact. Collected annually.

Who collects the information: Accreditation & Assessment Office

Source of the information: Schools, Colleges, Institutes, Museum, Library, Summer Sessions, Cooperative Extension Service

What we measure: Attendance at public workshops offered by the Cooperative Extension Service and Marine Advisory Program, reported annually.

Who collects the information: Office of Management & Budget

Source of the information: Annual Performance Detail report for UAF

What we measure: Youth attendance at 4-H programming offered by the Cooperative Extension Service, reported annually.

Who collects the information: Office of Management & Budget

Source of the information: Annual Performance Detail report for UAF

What we measure: Outreach publications distributed by the Cooperative Extension Service and Marine Advisory Program, reported annually.

Who collects the information: Office of Management & Budget

Source of the information: Annual Performance Detail report for UAF

What we measure: Advisory board participation and in-person/telephone consultations with the public by the Cooperative Extension Service and Alaska Sea Grant staff, collected and reported annually.

Who collects the information: Cooperative Extension Service and Alaska Sea Grant

Source of the information: Faculty and staff of outreach units

What we measure: Numbers of reported inventions, non-disclosure agreements, intellectual property protection filings, and licensing agreements. Reported annually.

Who collects the information: Office of Intellectual Property and Commercialization

Source of the information: OIPC internal records