Academic Program Review 2007

1.0 Data Sources

1.1 Internal – MUN

A. Human Resources

  • Demographic information
  • Salary information
  • Job classification information

B. Banner Student

  • Class size
  • Academic performance
  • Faculty course load
  • Student demographic information
  • Student Recruitment and Retention

C. Banner Finance

  • Budget Allocations
  • Expenditures
    -Salary
    -Operating
    -Capital
  • Revenues

D. Office of Research

  • # of Research Awards
  • $Value of Research Awards
  • Research Funding Sources

E. Alumni Affairs and Development

  • Alumni Demographic Information
  • Alumni support

F. Space

  • Space utilization
  • Square meters

G. Library

  • Holdings
  • Acquisitions


H. School of Music

  • Student Recruitment
  • Facilities usage
  • Instruments
  • Technology & Equipment

I. Surveys

  • 1st year experience
  • Graduating student
  • Alumni
  • Employee Satisfaction
  • Health and Wellness

1.2 External

A. Canadian Association of Fine Arts Deans (CAFAD)

  • Program Specific

B. Canadian Association of University Business Officers (CAUBO)

  • Financial Information

C. Canadian Institutional Research and Planning Association (CIRPA)

  • Comparative Data

D. Association of Universities and Colleges of Canada (AUCC)

  • Comparative Data

E. Atlantic Association of Universities

  • Comparative Data

F. Department of Education

  • High School Population
  • Career Search
  • Fast-Forward: 5-Year Post-Secondary Graduate Follow-up

G. Department of Tourism, Culture and Recreation

H. Newfoundland Statistics Agency/Department of Finance

  • Newfoundland Demographics
  • Provincial Budget

I. Statistics Canada

  • Comparative Data

2.0 Self-Study – Examples of Statistics

2.1 Strategic Objectives

  • Faculty Demographics
  • Majors per Full-Time faculty member
  • Graduate Students per Full-Time faculty member
  • Space: square footage per student

2.2 Student Enrolment/Program Outcomes

  • Historic Enrolment (UG and Graduate)
  • Projected Provincial Grade 12 Populations
  • Conversion Rates (Applicants to Registrants)
  • Scholarships/UG and Grad student (# and average size)
  • Operating Budget per FTE student
  • Student Retention Rates
  • Student Time-To-Completion rates
  • Alumni Satisfaction indicators
  • Percentage of “High Achievers”

2.3 Teaching and Learning: Curriculum

  • Average Class Size, by category
  • Students per regular full-time faculty member
  • Course Evaluation Questionnaire Data (Aggregate)
  • Pct. Of Undergraduate courses taught by graduate students

2.4 Research, Creative Activity and Scholarship

  • Research Awards/Value in total, by source or type
  • University-supported performances
  • University-supported CD-Recording projects
  • CD-Recording Budget per FT faculty
  • Faculty Travel expenditures per FT faculty
  • Library Holdings/Acquisition per FT Faculty
  • Research income as a pct. of operating budget

2.5 School’s Role in the Cultural Milieu

  • School of Music Facilities Usage
  • Concerts per year
  • Project Specific Data: Opera Roadshow, Northern Soundscapes
  • Graduate Research/Travel

2.6 Facilities and Equipment

  • Space by category (e.g. office, classroom, storage, etc.)
  • Instrument repair budget – historic
  • Instrument purchases
  • Average age of instruments
  • Facilities Usage

2.7 Administrative Support/Efficiency

  • Operating Budget per FTE Student
  • Administrative staff per FTE Student
  • Administrative staff budget as pct. of total budget
  • Externally funded staff positions as pct. of total staff complement

2.8 Cost Effectiveness

  • Average Class Size
  • Expenditures per FTE Student
  • Expenditures per degree granted
  • Expenditures per lecture section
  • Salary as pct. of Operating Budget
  • FTE students/regular faculty member
  • Registrations/regular faculty member
  • Operating Budget as a percentage of Total Budget
  • Administrative Salaries as pct. of Academic Salaries

3.0 Possible Comparison Institutions

  • Laval
  • Manitoba
  • Ottawa
  • University of Victoria
  • Wilfred Laurier

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