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29 Key Performance Indicators

29 Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) for Colleges & Universities

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Using data to prove that a college or university provides value is no easy feat. Higher education collects an exorbitant amount of information that can be used to measure the performance of students, faculty, facilities and the institution as a whole, but where do educators even begin? Proving value and analyzing performance starts by identifying…
Institutional Research: What It Is, Duties & Qualifications

Institutional Research: What It Is, Duties & Qualifications

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Data is absolutely everywhere, especially in colleges and universities. Someone has to collect, manage, analyze, organize and interpret the quintillion bytes of data we generate every day, and in higher education that someone is an institutional researcher. Below, we outline what goes on inside an institutional research department, the different roles available and how to…
Precision Campus and APLU Partner to Optimize VSA_2

Precision Campus & APLU Partner to Optimize VSA Data Analytics Platform

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Data is the lifeblood of decision making in higher education, but colleges and universities have long faced barriers when it comes to accessing and utilizing it for their benefit. Current higher education data collection systems are difficult to use and struggle to keep up with trends. Subsequently, colleges and universities waste valuable time navigating disorganized…
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Digital Transformation in Higher Education: Trends, Tips, Examples & More

  • Tips & Cheat Sheets
Digital transformation is revolutionizing the way businesses approach their operations, product and service offerings, marketing efforts and every other facet of their organization. Higher education is one of the biggest industries that is well-positioned to derive considerable benefits from digital transformation. In this article, we take a deep dive into the world of digital transformation…
Data Visualization

What is Data Visualization? Tools, Stats & Examples

  • Data Analytics 101
Not everyone can look at a large set of data and immediately translate it into actionable insights. That’s why data visualization tools have become essential for organizations of all sizes and across all industries. What is Data Visualization? Data visualization is a way to make information more accessible through graphic representations. Instead of reading a…

Foothill-De Anza Finds a Customizable Data Analytics Platform with Precision Campus [Case Study]

  • Reporting Insights
The Foothill-De Anza Community College district is one of the largest in the United States, with over 60,000 students taking classes every year. Located in the Silicon Valley area of California, the district includes Foothill College and De Anza College, which serve the communities of Cupertino, Los Altos, Palo Alto, Stanford, San Jose and more.…

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