FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
January 23, 2015
New Data Now Available at kansasregents.org
(Topeka, Kansas) - Published each January, the latest progress report on the Kansas Board of Regents' 10-year strategic agenda for the state's public higher education system was released last week and is available online at: http://www.kansasregents.org/about/foresight_2020.
Foresight 2020 addresses three strategic goals:
- Increase Higher Education Attainment Among Kansans
- Improve Alignment of the State's Higher Education System with the Needs of the Economy
- Ensure State University Excellence
Alongside the published report are six additional appendices providing institution-level data for a variety of metrics, including: demographics, graduation and retention rates, student success index rates, credential production, and data on graduates' rates of employment and average earnings in Kansas.
In total there are 21 metrics, each with 4-5 years of data presented.
Also made available this week is the 2015 State University Data Book, which provides over 50 tables of data addressing areas such as operating expenditures, tuition revenue, student enrollment (including residency, gender, age, and ACT scores, among other things), faculty positions and salaries, and facility utilization: http://www.kansasregents.org/data/system_data/higher_education_data_books.
For more information, contact Breeze Richardson at (785) 291-3969 or
About the Kansas Board of Regents:
The nine-member Kansas Board of Regents is the governing board of the state's six universities and the statewide coordinating board for the state's 32 public higher education institutions (six state universities, one municipal university, nineteen community colleges, and six technical colleges). In addition, the Board administers the state's student financial aid, adult education, high school equivalency, and career and technical education programs. Private proprietary schools and out-of-state institutions are authorized by the Kansas Board of Regents to operate in Kansas, and the Board continues to administer Kan-Ed, a program for facilitating and promoting distance learning and telemedicine in schools, libraries and hospitals. Visit the Kansas Board of Regents online at www.kansasregents.org.
New Data Now Available at kansasregents.org (PDF download)