Collection ASU0304 - Fact Finder

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ASU0304

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Fact Finder

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  • 1994-1999 (Creation)

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1 Folders

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The Office of Research and Sponsored Programs, sometimes known as the Office of Planning and Institutional Research and now named the Office of Planning, Institutional Research, and Assessment (PIRA), engages in a wide range of institutional research and assessment activities as part of its mission to support planning, policy analysis, institutional management, and assessment by analyzing student, faculty, and other data to address issues related to a wide range of topics. The Office provides services in two areas: 1) planning and institutional research and 2) assessment and accreditation for the university. PIRA publishes a pocket-size Fact Finder each fall summarizing key statistics about the institution; in addition, the office produces a more comprehensive Fact Book, available in the fall, spring, and summer, that includes five-year trends and data by school, college, and department.

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Fact Finder is a concise guide of statistical information of the University of Miami published by the Office of Planning, Institutional Research, and Assessment annually.  The publication is also referred as “Fast Facts."

The University Archives holds 1 copy of 1994-95, 1995-96, 1996-97, 1997-98, 1999-00 editions.  PDF copies are available for 2004-05, 2005-06, 2006-07, 2007-08, 2008-09, 2009-10, 2010-11, 2011-12, and 2012-13.  http://www.miami.edu/index.php/about_us/fast_facts/fast_facts_archives/

Fact Finder / Fast Facts are derived from the full report, Fact Book, which provides most detailed statistical information of the university published since 1973.  Go to the link below for electronic editions from 2002 to present.  http://www.miami.edu/index.php/about_us/fast_facts/um_fact_book_archives/

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  • English

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Office of Planning, Institutional Research, and Assessment's website

Information about related materials is available at http://www.miami.edu/index.php/office_of_planning_institutional_research_and_assessment/

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Volumes and copies of the Fact Book available at the University Archives

http://catalog.library.miami.edu/search~S11?/tfact+book/tfact+book/1%2C24%2C38%2CB/frameset&FF=tfact+book&3%2C%2C14/indexsort=-

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