Institutional Analysis Records
Scope and Contents
The collection contains paper documents and information from the Office of Institutional Analysis at The University of Texas at Tyler and covers the years from 1980 to 2004. The correspondence found within the collection contains conversations dealing with the University’s transition from a 2 to 4 year institution, research and data collected from faculty, student, and institutional assessments, software research, and community data. Correspondence from the Dean and faculty members from the 1980’s through to 2004 can be found throughout the collection. Charts, diagrams, and information sheets detailing the research conducted for the university’s transition into a 4 year institution are located throughout the collection.
Note: This collection was updated on March 12, 2019 with new materials.
- Creation: Majority of material found within 1989 - 2000
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Biographical / Historical
The Office of Assessment and Institutional Effectiveness (The University of Texas at Tyler) was the Office of Planning and Institutional Research in 2002, and later became the Office of Institutional Analysis in 2006.The Office of Institutional Analysis is responsible for the services of leading assessment planning, reporting and guiding external reviews and professional and regional accreditation reviews. This collection covers the research and data conducted during the years that the University was transitioning from a 2 to 4 year institution among other information.
This collection is made up of textual records related to the Office of Institutional Analysis at The University of Texas at Tyler, formerly known as the Office of Assessment and Institutional Effectiveness, covering the years from 1980 to 2004. The Data and Research therein is comprised of documents concerned with the university’s transition from a 2 to 4 year institution. The collection also contains student surveys, faculty and institutional assessments, and documents on travel study.
The collection is arranged into four main series with twenty subseries separated into their respective categories. The collection was processed as closely to its original arrangement as possible, and placed into chronological order whenever references to dates were found. Series Titles were kept when present. Unprocessed materials were integrated into existing series or placed into created series and subseries. The Series and their subsequent subseries are listed within the collection. Series 1 reflects university faculty assessments and analysis. Series 2-3 reflects the university and its years and research concerning its transition to a 4 year institution. Series 4 contains Factbooks and miscellaneous data. Subseries include textual materials. Series were assigned subseries according to the varieties of material types represented. All series include textual materials. I. Faculty A. Teacher Assessment B. Faculty Senate C. Self-Assessment D. Employees and Employers Commuting Statistics E. Dean’s Meeting II. University A. Distance Learning B. 2 to 4 Year University Research C. University of Texas Health Center D. AACSB Accreditation E. Collaboration and Debate Between Tyler Junior College and The University of Texas F. Travel Study G. Software Systems H. South Texas Border Initiatives I. Center for Teacher innovation Hicks and Chip Fischer Grant J. Office of Institutional Research K. Census Data L. 14 County. III. Community A. Community Data IV. Subject File A. Miscellaneous Memos B. Factbook.
Received by the Archives from the Office of Institutional Analysis in 2013. The Office of Assessment and Institutional Effectiveness (The University of Texas at Tyler) is responsible for the services of leading assessment planning, reporting and guiding external reviews and professional and regional accreditation reviews. The data collected by the department through the Nuventive TracDat Software is used towards improvement efforts and as a documented commitment to quality and excellence. Various University–Level satisfaction surveys are coordinated through the office including: the NSSE (National Survey of Student Engagement), UT Tyler Graduation Exit Survey, Employee satisfaction surveys, and faculty evaluation of administrator surveys. This collection was processed by Cree Summerville.
The series and subseries titles are reflective of the collection’s original order. In doing this, similar context is found in multiple series. Various forms of correspondence are found throughout the collection, and could likely be placed in alternate series or sub-series. To minimize disruptions of the existing collection the correspondence remains in its original series and or sub-series. Unprocessed materials were integrated into pre-existing series or were made a part of a new series. Other forms of media other than paper documents were found separated in most cases. These materials were placed in series and sub-series determined by media type.
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