Unless otherwise noted in a specific report, the AACRAO member institution size, type and control categories are based on the following definitions and sources: 
The enrollment value used to delineate the institution's size category is defined as full-time enrollment plus 1/3 of part-time enrollment and is based on the enrollment reported by the institution to the U.S. Department of Education's National Center for Education Statistics (NCES). 
Institution type and control values are also defined by and verified through NCES criteria.

Use of and Access to Data: Opinions on Institutional Data Practices - November 60-Second Survey 2017

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This month's 60-Second survey was a partnership between the American Council on Education (ACE) and AACRAO.

This month's 60-Second survey was a partnership between the American Council on Education (ACE) and AACRAO. Colleges and universities have invested in the use of data analytics to improve student outcomes, close attainment gaps, and improve organizational performance. As environmental conditions continue to evolve, the pressure to do so in more cohesive and sophisticated ways will grow. For institutional leaders to facilitate the modernization of campus data infrastructures they need a more holistic understanding of the opportunities and challenges in doing so.