By Betsy O. Barefoot, John N. Gardner, Marc Cutright, Libby V. Morris, Charles C. Schroeder, Stephen W. Schwartz, Michael J. Siegel, Randy L. Swing

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Such data tend to languish unused— a waste of institutional energy and resources. An obvious key to achieving excellence is not only conducting assessment, but also using assessment findings for institutional improvement. 8 ACHIEVING AND SUSTAINING INSTITUTIONAL EXCELLENCE • Criterion 3: Broad impact on significant numbers of first-year students, including, but not limited to, special student subpopulations. Firstyear initiatives are characterized by high expectations and essential support for all students at all levels of academic ability.

She is editor of Innovative Higher Education, a peer-reviewed, international journal focusing on innovations in postsecondary education. She has presented research or conducted workshops, or both, at meetings of the European Association for Institutional Research, American Association for Higher Education, Association for Institutional Research, Educause, ABOUT THE AUTHORS xxix National Forum on First-Year Assessment, and Southern Association of Colleges and Schools. Charles C. A. A. degrees from Austin College and his doctorate in education from Oregon State University.

The institution is committed to serving the needs of the South Texas region and prides itself on its system of undergraduate education that includes a core curriculum and learning communities. edu). 14 ACHIEVING AND SUSTAINING INSTITUTIONAL EXCELLENCE Four-Year Institutions with 10,000 to 20,000 Students Appalachian State University Appalachian State University is a public, comprehensive, residential university located in the mountains of North Carolina in the town of Boone. Founded in 1899 as Watauga Academy, the coeducational campus now enrolls more than 14,000 students and offers ninety-five undergraduate and eighty-one graduate majors.

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