Document Type

Report

Publication Date

10-1-2011

Abstract

The Exit Survey of Undergraduate Students Completing Degrees in the Spring of 2011 (Exit Survey) is the third annual survey of graduating students conducted at Western Washington University. This survey is designed to better illuminate departmental-, college-, and university-level information on student satisfaction, barriers to success, experiences in upper division courses, and post-graduation plans. This survey also includes questions submitted to the Office of Survey Research (OSR) by the Honors Program, the Math Center, the Division of Enrollment and Student Services, Environmental Health and Safety, University Residences, the proposed renewable energy degree program, and the departments of Mathematics and Modern and Classical Languages. The Exit Survey consists of a mixture of open-ended, multiple-choice and numerical response questions. This report provides descriptive statistics of the multiple choice and numerical response questions. The appendices to this report present count data on two of the open ended questions: “In what ways has Western exceeded your expectations?” and “In what ways has Western fallen short of your expectations?” This report also summarizes each multiple-choice and numerical response question at the college and departmental levels. Hopefully, this disaggregation of data will aid colleges and departments in their self-assessment efforts. OSR initiated the Exit Survey during the week of May 2nd with an e-mail sent by the chair of the recipient’s major department. This e-mail requested that respondents complete the Exit Survey using a link embedded within the e-mail. A follow-up e-mail from OSR was sent three days later to non-respondents and then the process was repeated to non-respondent’s off-campus e-mail address on May 9th and 12th. OSR then sent a reminder to internal email addresses on Monday and Thursday May 16th and 19th, and to external addresses on May 23rd and 26th. Non-respondents were

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Reports

Identifier

481

Language

English

Publisher

Digital object produced by Office of Survey Research, Western Washington University, and made available by University Archives, Heritage Resources, Western Libraries, Western Washington University.

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This resource is provided for educational purposes only and may be subject to U.S. and international copyright laws. For more information about rights or obtaining copies of this resource, please contact University Archives, Heritage Resources, Western Libraries.

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