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Survey of Assessment Practices in Higher Education, 2014 Edition


The study is based on data from 50+ North American colleges with data broken out by size and type of college, le

Survey of Best Practices in Researching the Wealthy Donor 9/2014


The study is based on a survey of 40 colleges, foundations, museums and other non-profit fundraisers.  The 95-page report helps its readers to answ

Survey of Alumni Surveys 8/2014


The report examines how college offices of alumni affairs, advancement and career services conduct surveys of alumni, with data presented separatel

Fundraiser Use of LinkedIn 7/2014


The 80-page study examines how non-profit fundraisers, particularly colleges, but also museums, charities and oth

Alumni Travel Programs Benchmarks 10/2014


The study looks closely at 26 alumni travel programs relating key metrics and data such as revenues, costs, staf

Alumni Relations Benchmarks, 2014-15 Edition


The study presents detailed benchmarking data on alumni relations from 55 North American colleges. The 200+ page

Survey of Use of Direct Mail in Fundraising 3/2014


The 94-page study presents detailed data on the direct mail fundraising efforts of 38 non-profits, of which two-

The Survey of College Offices of Advancement or Fundraising, 2013 Edition


This 220+ page report gives detailed data on institutional advancement or fundraising offices in higher educatio

Alumni Relations Benchmarks, 2013 Edition


This 160-page report is based on a survey of 89 American colleges and universities and covers a broad range of issue

The Survey of College Offices of Institutional Advancement or Fundraising 7/2010


This 160-page report is based on a survey of 89 American colleges and universities and covers a broad range of issue

College ESL Programs to Serve the Immigrant & Foreign Student Market 10/2013


This study looks closely at how 7 North American Institutions of higher education have developed highly focused,

Survey of College Policies to Retain Students at Risk of Withdrawal 8/2013


The 275-page study looks closely at how colleges are developing special programs to retain at risk populations s

The Survey of Best Practices in Student Retention, 2013 Edition


This report looks closely at the student retention efforts of 50 American colleges and universities including the University of Delaware, Auburn, S

The Survey of Assessment Practices in Higher Education, 2013 Edition


This 106-page study, based on data from more than 70 North American institutions of higher education, explores the student and faculty assessment p

Best Practices in Student Retention, 2012 Edition


This report studies the retention practices of over 60 North American colleges and universities, exploring the m

Best Practices in Student & Faculty Assessment, 2012 Edition


This report is based on a survey of more than 80 colleges regarding their assessment practices of both faculty a

Survey of Student Retention Policies in Higher Education 7/2010


The Survey of Student Retention Policies in Higher Education presents data from a benchmarking study of the retention policies of 40 American colle

Survey of Assessment Practices in Higher Education 06/2010


The Survey of Assessment Practices in Higher Education presents results from an assessment benchmarking study with more than 80 participants.  The

Survey of College Sports Stadium and Arena Playing Surfaces Renovation Practices 4/2014


The report presents detailed data from 78 college sports stadiums and arenas about their past, current and plann

College Sports Arena Renovation Benchmarks 2/2014


This 300+ page study is based on data from 30 college sports arenas, about half of which are Division I colleges

The Survey of College Athletics Department Advancement & Fundraising Efforts 4/2013


This study, based on data from 56 colleges, looks closely at fundraising and advancement efforts run by athletic

The Survey of College Sports Marketing Practices 3/2013


This 140-page report presents data from 100 North American colleges and universities about their sports marketin

Survey of College Sports Stadium Redesign Efforts 2/2013


This 175-page study is based on detailed data from more than 50 American colleges, 35 of which participate in Division 1 sports. Some of the partic

Survey of Online and MOOC Course Design Plans & Practices 4/2014


The study looks closely at how 21 institutions of higher education design their online courses, blended learning

The Survey of Distance Learning Programs in Higher Education, 2014 Edition


This study looks closely at the finances, educational management, enrollment prospects, technology use, advertis

Survey of College Plans for MOOCs 10/2013


The study looks closely both at college plans to develop MOOCs (Massive Open Online Courses) and to use the MOOCs from other institutions in their

The Survey of Distance Learning Programs in Higher Education, 2012-13 Edition


This 165-page report explores the practices and habits of the distance learning programs of more than 50 higher education institutions in the Unite

The Survey of Adult & Continuing Education Programs in Higher Education 01/2011


The 200+ page report presents data from 40 higher education programs of adult or continuing education The report covers recent and expected trends

Campus Tours Benchmarks 11/2014


The study looks closely at how 54 colleges and universities plan, develop, implement and evaluate their campus tours.  The report looks at how they

Estimating Applications, Transfers and Accepted Offers to the College 10/2014


This study is based on a comparison of how 16 colleges attempt to estimate the number of applications that the college will receive, how many offer

The Survey of Public Relations Practices in Higher Education, 2014 Edition


This 130-page report gives extensive data and commentary of how colleges and universities are handling their pub

Survey of Career Services Offices in Higher Education 11/2013


This report looks closely at college offices of career services highlighting developments in budgets, staffing, u

The Survey of College Marketing Programs, 2013 Edition


This 157-page study looks closely at the marketing efforts and advertising spending policies of a sample of 42 North American colleges. The study p

Survey of Public Relations Practices in Higher Education 03/2012


This 115-page report examines the public relations efforts of 41 colleges and universities, exploring annual budget trends, press release practices

Survey of Online Marketing to Foreign Students 02/2012


This report studies the online marketing efforts concerning the recruitment of foreign students by more than 60

Profiles of the Use of Cloud Computing in Higher Education 09/2011


This report looks closely at how ten North American colleges have deployed cloud computing solutions.  Organizations profiled include: the Yale Sch

The Survey of College Use of Video in Marketing 07/2011


This 105-page report looks closely at how American colleges are using video in their enrollment marketing efforts.  It includes highly specific dat

Redesigning and Managing the College Website 07/2011


This report looks closely at the website development and management practices of eight American colleges including Westminster College, the Univers

The Survey of College Marketing Programs, 2010


This study presents the results of a survey of college marketing efforts with data from 55 colleges. The study presents data on trends in advertisi

The Survey of College Marketing Programs


More than 47% of American colleges use web advertising of some type to market the college including more than 59% of private colleges, according to

Marketing the College to Parents 12/2014


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College Tutoring Program Benchmarks 10/2014


The study looks closely at the tutoring programs of approximately 60 colleges.  It helps its readers to answer questions such as: how large are tut

The Survey of Colleges Affiliated with a Religion 12/2013


The study presents data from a survey of approximately 40 colleges in the USA that are affiliated with a religio

Survey of Medical School Faculty: Level of Satisfaction with the Medical Library 06/2011


This report looks closely at satisfaction with the medical library by scholars from medical faculties in more than 50 institutions worldwide, but p

Survey of Medical School Faculty: Use of Journals, Databases, Repositories, and other Medical Information Sources 05/2011


This 134 page study looks closely at the use of the medical library and use of specific information resources by medical faculty. The report gives

The Survey of Medical School Faculty: Trends in Grants & Evaluation of University Research Office 05/2011


This report gives detailed information on grant receipts by medical faculty and their views on how they are being helped by their university resear

Survey of Sponsored Research Agreements between the Private Sector & Higher Education 10/2014


This study presents data and commentary based on a survey of 19 offices of sponsored research (or offices with similar responsibilities) largely fr

Global Higher Education Technology Transfer Benchmarks, 2013 Edition


This report looks closely at how 35 colleges and universities are handling their techology transfer and licensin

The Survey of Best Practices in Biological & Medical Laboratory Management 03/2013


This 130+ page study is based on data from more than 20 major biological or medical laboratories connected to ma

Global Higher Education Technology Transfer Office Staffing & Compensation 02/2012


Derived from our popular Global Higher Education Technology Transfer Office Benchmarks, this condensed report fo

Global Higher Education Technology Transfer Office Outreach & Marketing Activities 02/2012


Derived from our popular Global Higher Education Technology Transfer Office Benchmarks, this condensed report fo

The Survey of Medical School Faculty: Earnings from Research and Technology Licensing and View of Technology Transfer Office 06/2011


The report helps university administrators, faculty, consultants and medical products companies to answer questions such as: how much medical schoo

Survey of Higher Education Strategies to Win Grants from the National Institutes of Health 12/2014


The study presents data from more than 30 research universities, medical schools and other colleges pursuing NIH grants.  The 122-page report helps

Global Higher Education Technology Transfer Office Benchmarks 05/2011


The report presents more than 230 pages of detailed data, commentary and analysis based on information provided by 35 university technology transfe

The Survey of American College Students: Student Evaluation of Information Literacy Instruction 07/2010


This report presents approximately 125 tables of data exploring how full time college students in the United States view and use and evaluate their

The Survey of American College Students: Use of & Satisfaction with College Tutoring Services 06/2010


Primary Research Group has published: The Survey of American College Students: Use of and Satisfaction with College Tutoring Services.   This r

The Survey of American College Students: Use of Distance Education 06/2010


This report presents more than 100 tables of data exploring how full time college students in the United States view distance learning, how many

The Survey of American College Students: Student Use of Academic Library Reference Department Services 06/2010


The data in the report is based on a representative sample of more than 400 full time college students in the United States.  Data is broken out by

The Survey of American College Students: Use of Blogs, Listservs, Podcasts & Webcasts 06/2010


The 40+ page report gives extensive data on use of blogs, listservs, podcasts and webcasts by American college students.  Data is broken out by mor

The Survey of American College Students: Student Satisfaction with their College 06/2010


This report presents approximately 250 tables of data exploring how full time college students in the United States evaluate their college, and how

The Survey of American College Students: Student Use of Library E-Book Collections 06/2010


This report presents approximately70 tables of data exploring how full time college students in the United States view and use their college librar

The Survey of American College Students: Use of Academic Library Workstations 06/2010


The study presents more than 170 tables of data describing how American college students use their library workstations, how long they wait for the

The Survey of American College Students: Who Goes to the College Library and Why 06/2010


This report presents approximately 165 tables of data exploring how often full time college students in the United States go to their college libra

The Survey of American College Students: Student Library Research Practices & Skills 06/2010


This report looks closely at the research practices and skills of a sample of 400 U.S. college students. The 150+ page report presents detailed dat

The Survey of American College Students: Student Evaluation of Campus Police and Other Security Personnel 06/2010


The Survey of American College Students: Student Evaluation of Campus Police and Other Security Personnel presents 80 tables of data presenting the

The Survey of American College Students: Use of College Athletic Facilities 06/2010


The Survey of American College Students: Use of College AthleticFacilities presents data from  a survey of 400+ randomly selected American college

The Survey of American College Students: Textbook Purchasing Practices 06/2010


The Survey of American College Students: Textbook Purchasing Practices gives detailed data on the textbook purchasing practices of American college

The Survey of American College Students: Purchases of College & Professional Sports Team Tickets and Licensed Sports-Related Products 06/2010


The Survey of American College Students: Purchases of College & Professional Sports Team Tickets and Licensed Sports-Related Products, gives detail

The Survey of American College Students: Student Evaluation of the College Library 03/2010


This report presents approximately 175 tables of data exploring how full time college students in the United States evaluate their college library.

The Survey of American College Students: Use of the College Bookstore 03/2010


This report presents 240 tables of data exploring how full time college students in the United States view and use their college?s bookstore. The d

The Survey of American College Students: Use of the Library Cafe 06/2010


This report presents approximately 70 tables of data exploring how full time college students in the United States view and use their college libra

The Survey of American College Students: Computer Technology Preferences & Purchasing Plans 06/2010


This report presents data from a survey of more than 400 American college students.  The report presents data on student computer ownership of both

The Survey of Higher Education Faculty: Use of Educational Technology 03/2010


This publication presents data on how higher education faculty in the United States and Canada view the usefulness of college library technology ce

The Survey of Higher Education Faculty: Trends in Compensation, Job Satisfaction, Discrimination and Advancement 07/2010


The study looks closely at higher education faculty compensation and earnings from salary, and supplementary income from research institutes, writi

The Survey of Higher Education Faculty: Evaluation of Library Efforts to Index, Preserve and Catalog Blogs, Websites, Email Archives and other Cyber Resources 06/2010


This report presents data on how higher education faculty in the United States and Canada view the usefulness and quality of academic library effor

The Survey of Higher Education Faculty: Trends in the Awarding of Tenure 06/2010


This report presents data on how higher education faculty in the United States and Canada view the process of attaining tenure.  The reports presen

The Survey of Higher Education Faculty: Grants, Research Funding & Oversight 06/2010


The Survey of Higher Education Faculty: Grants, Research Funding & Oversight presents data on the prevailing conditions in obtaining grants and oth

The Survey of Higher Education Faculty Use of Library Reference, Info Literacy and Subject Specialist Staff


This report presents data on how higher education faculty in the United States and Canada use the virtual reference services, subject specialists a

The Survey of Higher Education Faculty: Use of Academic Library Interlibrary Loan Services 06/2010


The report presents data on who uses academic library interlibrary loan services, and what its patrons think of various aspects of the interlibrary

The Survey of Higher Education Faculty: Use of Special Collections Maintained by Academic Libraries 06/2010


This survey presents data on how college faculty use special collections for teaching and research.  The report presents data on overall use of spe

The Survey of Higher Education Faculty: Use of Digital Repositories and Views on Open Access 06/2010


This report presents data on how higher education faculty in the United States and Canada view the growing digital repository/open access movement.

The Survey of Higher Education Faculty: Level of Faculty Satisfaction with the Academic Library 06/2010


This report presents the results of a survey of more than 550 higher education faculty in the United States and Canada.  Faculty present their opin

The Survey of Higher Education Faculty: Use of Print & Electronic Library Collections of Scholarly Journals 06/2010


This report presents the results of a survey of more than 550 higher education faculty in the United States and Canada.  Faculty present their opin

Survey of Best Practices in Student Retention, 2015 Edition


The study presents data from a survey of 48 North American colleges about their student retention efforts. The study helps its readers to answer qu

The Pursuit of Bequests: A Survey of Best Practices 04/2015


The study presents data from a survey of 70 colleges, hospitals, museums and other non-profits about how they pursue bequests and what their result

Campus Alcohol Control Policy Benchmarks 04/2015


This study presents data from 58 colleges and universities about their alcohol control policies.  The study presents detailed commentary and opinio

Campus Tour Guide Development Benchmarks 04/2015


The study presents data from a survey of 59 North American colleges about how they select, train, develop and incentivize their campus tour guides.

Survey of Higher Education Efforts to Create and Spin Off New Companies 03/2015


The study presents detailed data on the efforts of medical schools, business schools, schools of engineering and information technology and off

College Benchmarks for Tuition Discounts and Financial Aid 03/2015


The study compares the policies of 33 American colleges and universities and looks closely at trends in discounting tuition and granting and managi

Institutional Advancement Benchmarks, 2015 Edition


The 185-page study presents highly detailed data form a survey of the advancement offices of 35 North American colleges and universities.  The repo

Survey of College Admissions Landing Page Design Practices 02/2015


The study is based on data from 67 colleges and universities about their admissions website landing page design practices.  Studies have shown the

International Student Recruitment Benchmarks 01/2015


The study presents detailed benchmarking data from a sample of 32 college and university international student recruitment efforts, including Aubur

Campus Open House Benchmarks 05/2015


The 73-page study looks closely at how North American colleges stage and manage their open houses for prospective and admitted students.  43 colleg

College Electricity Consumption Benchmarks 10/2011


College Electricity Consumption Benchmarks looks closely at the electricity consumption tendencies of a wide range of colleges, presenting over 75

Higher Education Revenue Outlook, 2013 Edition


This report looks closely at the revenue prospects for colleges in North America.  Data in the report is based on a sample of 70 North American col

International Benchmarks for University Departments of Economics & Finance 06/2010


This report, based on data from major economics and finance departments in the USA, Australia, France, Germany, Italy, South Korea, China, Austria,

Survey of Best Practices in Academic Advising 07/2015


This 100+ study presents data from 45 colleges and universities about their academic advising efforts.  The report helps its readers to answer ques

Survey of College Practices in Renting Out Facilities for Camps, Conferences & Special Events 11/2012


This 125+ page report looks closely at college practices in renting out facilities for camps, conference and special events, giving detailed data o

Survey of Higher Education Efforts to Assess Job Market Conditions & Student Outcomes 07/2015


This study looks closely at how colleges and universities measure job market trends and assess how their graduates are faring.   The study helps it

The Survey of College Marketing Programs, 2007 Edition


This report is based on detailed interviews with 55 America colleges, a list of which appears at the end of this description.  The report presents

The Survey of College Purchasing Managers 04/2011


The study presents data from 50 college purchasing departments with a mean annual budget of $153 million and a range of $100,000 to $1 billion in p

The Survey of College Website Management Practices 04/2011


This 171-page study presents more than 500 tables of data about college websites and is based on data from 68 North American Colleges. The study pr

The Survey of Distance Learning Programs in Higher Education, 2010 Edition


The 200+ page report gives detailed benchmarking data from more than 50 participating higher education distance learning programs. The report prese

The Survey of Higher Education Faculty: Use of Library Reference, Info Literacy and Subject Specialist Staff 12/2009


This report presents data on how higher education faculty in the United States and Canada use the virtual reference services, subject specialists a

College Student Internship Program Benchmarks 07/2015


The 115-page study looks closely at how 45 colleges develop internships in the public and private sector for their students.  The report helps its

International Student Support Services Benchmarks 08/2015


The study presents detailed data and commentary about how colleges are supporting their international students to maximize enrollment and retention

College Publications Printing Benchmarks 08/2015


This study looks closely at how colleges are controlling their printing costs through substitution of online for print publications and aggressive

US Export Controls Compliance Practices Benchmarks for Higher Education 09/2015


21 colleges participated in this study which looks closely at how colleges and universities are complying with U.S. export control regulations and

The Survey of Small and Medium Sized College Staffing Plans 02/2012


The study examines the staffing policies and plans of 21 American colleges with less than 10,000 full-time equivalent students, providing hard data

Use of Surveying & Online Survey Tools in College Marketing & Public Relations 10/2015


The study looks closely at how college administrators in admission, marketing, enrollment management, public relations and other marketing-oriented

Survey of College Mental Health Services 10/2015


The 149-page study presents data from 51 North American colleges and universities about their mental health services.  The benchmarking study helps

Best Practices in Surveying Students Accepted into the College 11/2015


The study presents data and commentary from 36 colleges and universities about how they interview students accepted into the college, both those th

Survey of Best Practices in Student Assessment, 2016 Edition


The 145-page study gives detailed data from 70 colleges and universities about their assessment practices, including but not limited to departmenta

Survey of College Athletics Department Advancement & Fundraising Efforts, 2016 Edition


This 190 page study presents data from 50 college athletics departments in the United States about their spending on advancement and fundraising. 

Higher Education Office of Research & Grants Management Benchmarks 12/2015


This study presents data from 28 offices of research and grants management in higher education institutions predominantly from the United State and

Survey of College Policies in Developing Certificate Programs 04/2016


This study looks closely at how colleges are devising certificate programs to supplement or broaden their traditional course offerings and meet the

Survey of Use of Instagram in Higher Education Marketing 01/2016


The study presents data from 39 colleges about their use of Instagram.  The study examines policies and plans for both paid Instagram advertising a

Survey of Use of Facebook in Higher Education Marketing 02/2016


The study looks closely at how North American colleges are using both paid advertising and general Facebook marketing in attracting new students an

U.S. Federal Government Robotics Research Funding 01/2016


The 82-page study looks at Federal spending on robotics detailing the activities and spending plans of key US agencies including but not limited to

Survey of College Efforts to Improve Teaching Effectiveness 03/2016


The study presents data and commentary from 24 academic institutions from their centers of teaching effectiveness or other institutional centers to

Recruitment of Students from China: A Survey of Higher Education Marketing Practices 04/2016


The study presents data from 29 colleges and universities about their policies and plans for Chinese international student recruitment.  The report

Survey of Use of Golf Tournaments in Higher Education Fundraising 06/2016


This 95-page study presents data from 39 US colleges about their golf fundraising events, imparting critical data about revenues, costs & budgets,

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Survey of College Writing Programs


The study presents data and commentary from 22 college writing programs including but not restricted to Purdue, the University of Nevada, Reno, Mic

Use of YouTube and other Video Sharing Sites in College Marketing


The report presents data from 24 colleges and universities about how they are using YouTube, Vimeo, Facebook Video and other video sharing sites in

Survey of Law School Faculty: View of Law School Management


This study presents the results of a survey of US law school faculty about their law school’s management. The representative study presents their v

Online College Fairs Benchmarks


This report presents data from 23 colleges about their use of online college fairs, covering their extent of use, partners used, budgets and feelin

Survey of Best Practices in Student Retention, 2017 Edition


The 150–page study presents detailed data and commentary on student-retention issues from a survey of 38 different institutions, including 15 publi

College Tutoring Programs Benchmarks, 2017 Edition


the 112-page report brings data and commentary from 44 American colleges and universities about their tutoring programs. Among the topics covered:

Campus Tours Benchmarks, 2017 Edition


The study presents detailed data from 21 private and 13 public colleges and universities about their campus tour operations including but not limit

Survey of Best Practices in Retaining Students in Science, Technology, Engineering & Medicine


The 106-page study looks closely at the efforts of 22 colleges and universities to retain students in these critical areas.  The report presents da

International Survey of Postdocs in Medicine & Other Life Sciences


This study presents data from a survey of medical and other life sciences postdocs from major medical schools and science faculties at major univer

International Survey of Research University Faculty: Perceptions of Discrimination in Hiring and Advancement in Academia


This study looks at perceptions of discrimination of various kinds -- age, gender, sexual orientation, class origins, ethnicity, religion and degre

International Survey of Research University Faculty: Job Satisfaction


The report examines the feelings of research university faculty about their level of satisfaction with a broad range of factors and attributes of t

International Survey of Research University Faculty: Means of Scholarly Communications and Collaboration


This report looks closely at how scholars find research collaborators and how they communicate with them.  The data and commentary explore issues s

International Survey of Research University Faculty: Evaluation of Faculty Activity Reporting Systems


  The study presents detailed data on how faculty evaluate the efforts of their university to report on and publicize their research findings a

Survey of Sponsored Research Agreements Between the Private Sector & Higher Education, 2017 Edition


This 150-page study presents data from 20 higher education institutions, predominantly major research universities, about their sponsored research

International Survey of Research University Faculty: Use of Course Management Systems


This report gives highly detailed data about how faculty are using course management systems such as Blackboard, Moodle, Canvas and many others, in

International Survey of Research University Faculty: Prospects for Tenure


The study looks at the tenure process at major research universities in the USA, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, the UK, Ireland.  More than 500 fa

International Survey of Research University Faculty: Trends in Grading & Student Attendance


The study presents data from a survey of 500+ faculty from more than 50 major research universities about the grades that they are assigning, trend

Survey of Best Practices in Pursuit of NIH SBIR & STTR Grants


Primary Research Group Inc, has published the Survey of Best Practices in Pursuit of NIH SBIR & STTR Grants.  The study presents data from 7 resear

International Survey of Research University Leadership: View of Technology Transfer & Sponsored Research Offices


This report presents the opinions of 314 deans, chancellors, department chairmen, research institute directors, provosts, trustees, vice presidents

International Survey of Medical & Other Life Sciences Faculty: Use of 3D Printers


This report looks closely at the extent and character of use of 3D printers by faculties in medical, dental, public health and veterinary schools a

International Survey of Medical & Other Life Sciences Faculty: Opinion of the Peer Review Process


This 56-page report presents detailed data about what medical and other life sciences faculty from 50 major research universities think of the peer

International Survey of Research University Leadership: Outlook for University Revenues


This 50- page report looks closely at the opinions on university revenue prospects of a sample of 314 deans, chancellors, department chairmen, rese

International Survey of Research University Leadership: Capital Spending Priorities


The study presents the results of a survey of research university upper management about what they think priorities should be for their university’

Survey of Use of Instagram in Higher Education Marketing, 2017-18 Edition


This 98-page special report presents data and commentary on how colleges and universities are using Instagram in their marketing and enrollment eff

International Survey of Research University Leadership: View of Advancement Efforts


The International Survey of Research University Faculty: View of Advancement Efforts, is a survey of more than 300 university deans, department cha
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