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The purpose of the PRA Reports web pages is to provide easy access to historical and comparative data for unit/department planning and informed decision making. Below are links to Berks campus and University data, survey findings, peer analysis/ benchmarking results, and recent institutional PRA studies specific to specific student cohorts. 

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Penn State Berks Fact Books

2010-11 Penn State Berks Fact Book (web version)

2009-10 Penn State Berks Fact Book (web version)

2008-09 Penn State Berks Fact Book (web version)

2007-08 Penn State Berks Fact Book (web version)


Penn State Berks Reports

Berks County & Surrounding Region Environmental Scan

2009-2010 Recent Graduate Survey Results (Executive Summary)

2008-2009 Recent Graduate Survey Results (Executive Summary)

2007-2008 Recent Graduate Survey Results (Executive Summary)

2007 Market Research Survey (Executive Summary)

Spring 2008 Consortium for Student Retention Data Exchange (CSRDE) Submission Highlights (Spring 2009)

National Survey of Student Engagement (NSSE) Peer/ Benchmarking Comparisons

HECBC & Other Economic Impact Studies


Penn State University Reports

University Budget Office Fact Book

University Budget Common Data Set

Planning & Institutional Assessment Strategic Indicators


Planning, Research & Assessment Office (PRA) Presentations & Papers

Use and Development of Scorecards
(Quality Advocates, January 2011, University Park, PA)

Using the Early Adopter Model to Promote a Culture of Assessment 
(NEAIR, November 2010, Saratoga Springs, NY)

Assessment of the First Year Experience- Covering All the Bases
(with Dr. Tami Mysliwiec, Associate Professor, Biology & First Year Seminar Coordinator,
 2010 Assessment Institute-IUPUI, October 2010)

Estimating the the Impact of Higher Education:  A Case Study of the Five Colleges in Berks County, Pennsylvania
(with Dr. Lolita Paff, Associate Professor, Business Economics, AIR Professional FIle, August 2010)

Accreditation Fundamentals
(PA Advising Corps 2010 & 2009, Reading, PA)

Is There Such a Thing as Too Much Education...Reexamining First Generation Success
(AIR 2009, Atlanta, GA)

Economic Impact Study Workshop
(with Dr. Lolita Paff, Associate Professor, Business Economics, AIR 2009, Atlanta, GA) 

Campus Life Assessment Workshop
(May 27, 2009, Campus Life, Penn State Berks)

Authentic Assessments
(Schreyer Institute for Teaching Excellence (May 11, 2009, Penn State Berks)

Is There Such a Thing as Too Much Education?  PART I
(CSRDE 2008, Little Rock, AK) 

Is There Such a Thing as Too Much Education?  PART II
(CSRDE 2009, Buffalo, NY)


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