Office of Institutional Research Records
UA.3.11

Summary Information

Repository
Michigan State University Archives and Historical Collections
Title
Office of Institutional Research records
ID
UA.3.11
Date [inclusive]
1958-1980
Extent
4.0 Cubic feet
Language
English

Preferred Citation note

Researchers wishing to cite this collection should include the following information: "Item title, Collection title, Collection Identifier, Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections, East Lansing, Michigan."

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Historical Note

During its operation (1959-1981) the Office of Institutional Research reported to the Provost. From 1968 to 1976, the Director of Institutional Research also held the title of Assistant Provost. In 1981, the OIR and the Budget Office were merged to form the Planning and Budget Office. Administrative responsibility of academic personnel records previously maintained by the OIR was transferred to the Provost's Office.

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Scope and Contents note

The records of the Office of Institutional Research include a variety of reports, studies, summaries and statistics pertaining to various aspects of student and faculty composition and life, courses offered, graduate work, finances, alumni, teaching methods, the athletic program, grading, language study, and individual departments.

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

Michigan State University Archives and Historical Collections

Conrad Hall
888 Wilson Road, Room 101
East Lansing , MI, 48824
517-355-2330
archives@msu.edu

Revision Description

  November 2007

Conditions Governing Access note

Collection is open for research.

Legal Status note

Copyright: Michigan State University. Property Rights: Michigan State University.

Conditions Governing Use note

Permission to publish material from this collection must be obtained from University Archives & Historical Collections, Michigan State University.

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Controlled Access Headings

Subject(s)

  • College students -- Employment
  • Education
  • Minorities -- Employment
  • Universities and colleges
  • Women -- Employment

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Collection Inventory

Box Folder

Index to Office of Institutional Research Reports 1964 

337 1

Salary Differentials between MSU and Other Universities 1963-1964 

337 2

A Study of the Use of Assistant Instructorships 1963 

337 3

Textbook Overlap 1963 

337 4

Grading in Chemistry and Mathematics 1963 

337 5

Survey of Consultation Policies 1963 

337 6

Tabulation of Courses Taught 1963 

337 7

Data on Full-Time Equivalent Faculty 1963 

337 8

A Comparison of Earned Degrees Conferred 1961-62: MSU, CIC, and Aggregate U.S. 1964 

337 9

Fee Comparisons: Big Ten Universities 1964 

337 10

A Comparison of Selected Faculty Data: University of Michigan and Michigan State University 1964 

337 11

A Study of Transfer Students 1964 

337 12

Out-of-State Student Study 1964 

337 13

Fall Term Enrollment Trends 1964 

337 14

Freshman Matriculates to Western Conference Institutions 1964 

337 15

Impact of Federal Support of Science on the Publicly Supported Universities and 4-Year Colleges in Michigan 1969 

337 16

Faculty Course Listing Summaries 1961-1962 

337 17-20

Section Size Analyses 1961-1962 

337 21-24

Cost of Instruction Explanation 1961-1962 

337 25-28

Distributions of Faculty Resources 1961-1962 

337 29-32

Distributions of Departmental Averages (Statistics) from the Analyses of Instruction and Faculty Load 1960-1962 

337 33-37

"Reactions to the Basic College Courses by the Graduates of 1958" 1958 

337 38

"Observations Related to the 1960-61 Academic Year Instructional Program at MSU" 1961 

337 39

"Characteristics of the Academic Staff at the Top Four Levels" 1961 

337 40

"The Flow of the Undergraduate Degree Program Population of Fall 1965, through and out of MSU for the Period Extending to Fall 1966" 1967 

337 41

Miscellaneous Reports and Communications 1960-1962 

337 42

Summary Report of Fall 1968 Report on Academic Space Utilization July 1968 

337 43

"An Analysis of the Transcripts of a Sample of Seniors Graduated from MSU, June 1967" 1968 

337 44

Basic Statistics by Colleges and by Departments for 1958-59 through 1968-69 Fall 1969 

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Table 2 

337 46

Table 3-4 

337 47

Table 6 

337 48

Tables 7-8 

337 49

Table 9 

337 50

Tables 10-18 

337 51

Basic Statistics by Colleges and Departments for 1959-60 through 1969-70 Fall 1970 

Box
337
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Table of Contents, Table 1 

337 52

Table 2 

337 53

Tables 3-4 

337 54

Table 5 

337 55

Table 6 

337 56

Tables 7-8 

337 57

Tables 9-10 

337 58

Table 11-18 

337 59
Box Folder

Teaching Load and Time Distribution Analysis - Fall Term 1964 March 1965 

337 60-64

Section Size Analysis - Fall Term 1964 March 1965 

337 65-66

Volume of Instructional Analysis - Fall Term 1964 March 1965 

337 67-68

Teaching Load and Time Distribution Analysis - Fall Term 1965 March 1966 

337 69-73

Section Site Analysis - Fall Term 1965 March 1966 

337 74-75

Volume of Instruction Analysis - Fall Term 1965 March 1966 

337 76-77

Teaching Load and Time Distribution Analysis - Fall Term 1966 May 1967 

337 78-82

Section Site Analysis - Fall Term 1966 May 1967 

337 83-84

Volume of Instruction Analysis - Fall Term 1966 May 1967 

337 85-86

Teaching Load and Time Distribution Analysis - Fall Term 1967 June 1968 

337 87-91

Section Size Analysis - Fall Term 1967 June 1968 

337 92-93

Volume of Instruction - Fall Term 1967 June 1968 

337 94-95

Cost Studies Fall 1963 

337 96

Cost Studies Fall 1964 

337 97

Cost Studies Fall 1965 

337 98

Cost Studies Fall 1962 

338 1

Cost Studies Fall 1966 

338 2

Cost Studies Fall 1967 

338 3

Cost Studies Fall 1972 

338 4

Instructional Productivity and Faculty Time Distribution Report 1962-1963 

338 5

Four Term Summary of Courses Taught and Course Enrollment 1962-1964 

338 6

Distribution of Departmental Statistics from the Analysis of Instruction and Faculty Load Fall 1960 & Winter 1962 

338 7

Distribution of Departmental Statistics from the Analysis of Instruction and Faculty Load Winter/Spring 1962 

338 8

Grading Practices Analysis Fall 1965 & Fall 1966 

338 9

Courses Listed in Order of Enrollment Spring 1961 & Winter/Spring 1962 

338 10

Faculty Course Listing Winter/Spring 1961 

338 11

Faculty Course Listing Winter/Spring/Fall 1963 

338 12

Faculty Course Listing Fall 1964, Winter 1966 & Winter 1967 

338 13

Section Size Analysis Spring 1961 & Winter/Spring 1962 

338 14

Expenses & Sources of Income of Michigan Resident MSU Students 1963 

338 15

A Study of Honors College Graduates, 1958-1963, and Current Honors College Students Winter 1964 & March 1965 

338 16-17

"Complication of Data on Faculty Women and Women Enrolled at MSU" April 15, 1970 

338 18

Preliminary Data on Post-Baccalaureate Student Status for Continuation and Extension of Certification in Education at MSU & Selected Four Year Institutions August 1970 

338 19

Minority Programs at MSU 1971-1972 

338 20

Grading Practices in 100-200 Level Courses, Winter 1972 March 16, 1972 

338 21

A Survey of the Reasons which Influenced Some Students Not to Re-enroll at MSU Fall 1972 

338 22

Correspondence and Memoranda January 18, 1961 

338 23

Correspondence and Memoranda February 12 - May 18, 1962 

338 24

Correspondence and Memoranda March-October 1963 

338 25

Correspondence and Memoranda January 29, 1964 

338 26

Correspondence and Memoranda January - November 1965 

338 27

Correspondence and Memoranda March 29, 1966 

338 28

"Research into the Economics of Higher Education" September 1959 

338 29

"Enrollment Growth at MSU" March 2, 1960 

338 30

"Laboratory Requirements & Credits" April 28, 1960 

338 30

"A Study of Faculty Load at MSU" September 1960 

338 31

"A Brief Explanation of the Cost of Instruction Analysis for Fall Term 1960," January 30, 1961; "An Explanation of the Tables Showing the Distribution of Full-Time-Equivalent Faculty Members Over Various Departmental Functions," January 30, 1961; and "Some Principles Defining the Nature of Undergraduate Education at MSU" March 1, 1961 

338 32

"A Summarization of Recent Studies of Undergraduate Curricula & Instruction" April 18, 1961 

338 33

"MSU Faculty - Fall 1960" May 3, 1961 

338 34

"Undergraduate Course and Credit Offering at MSU" May 26, 1961 

338 35

"A Summary of Summer School Students, Summer 1960" July 5, 1961 

338 36

"A Comparison of 1955-56 Section Data MSU" July 10, 1961 

338 37

"MSU & U. of M. Average Class Size, Fall 1960" August 17, 1961 

338 38

"An Inventory of Innovations in Instructional Methods at MSU" September 1961 

338 39

"Some Further Remarks on the Ratio of Contact Hours in Undergraduate Courses at MSU" November 19, 1961 

338 40

“A Study of No Preference First-Time Freshman, Fall 1961” October 1961 

339 1

"A Summary of National Science Foundation Survey of Scientific Professional Personnel" November 15, 1961 

339 2

"Accomplishments Within the Several Colleges: 1952-1962" November 25, 1963 

339 3

"Observations Related to the 1960-61 Academic Year Instructional Program of MSU" September 15, 1961 

339 4

"Instructional Practices During the Summer Quarter 1961" December 1, 1961 

339 5

"The Problem of Student Economics and a Review of Relevant Research" January 15, 1962 

339 6

"A Brief Analysis of Economic Variables of a Sample Fall 1961 Freshman" January 30, 1962 

339 7

"Count of MSU Academic Staff - Fall 1961" February 27, 1962 

339 8

"Living Learning- Teaching in Residence Halls at MSU" May 18, 1962 May 18, 1962 

339 9

"A Summary of Course Offerings and Enrollments 1961-1962" August 20, 1962 

339 10

"A Study of Transfer Students Coming to MSU from Community-Junior Colleges and Public or Private Four-Year Colleges or Universities" No. 1-5 December 1961-March 1964 

339 11

"A Study of Transfer Students Coming to MSU from Community-Junior Colleges and Public or Private Four-Year Colleges or Universities" No. 1-4 December 1962-June 1963 

339 11a

"Instructions for Completing the Faculty-Staff Checklist" March 8, 1963 

339 12

"An Analysis of the Transcripts of a Sample of Seniors Graduating from MSU- June 1962" April 26, 1963 

339 13

"Distribution of Out-of-State Students Among Various States" May 20, 1963 

339 14

"A Study of the Student Advising Program in the Department of Accounting and Financial Administration" June 25, 1963 

339 15

"A Study of the Use of Assistant Instructorships," June 28, 1963; and "Number of Courses Taught, 1960-63 by College, Level and Term" December 13, 1963 

339 16

"A Study of Graduate Plans, MSU 1965-66" July 1967 

339 17

"A Comparison of the Performance of Students in the College of Arts and Letters Who are Certified to Teach with Those who are not Certified," March 30, 1964 and "Faculty Mobility and Productivity and Achievement at MSU" December 21, 1961 

339 18

"Index to Office Report" February 15, 1965 

339 19

"College and University Machine Records Conference (CUMREC)", No. 10 April 1965 

339 20

"Summary of a Study of the Academic Advising of Undergraduate Students" May 1965 

339 21

"Undergraduate Students Speak Out on Academic Advisory at MSU" September 1965 

339 22

"Report no. 2: Comparative Statistics of Big Ten Libraries" September 1965 

339 23

"An Investigation of Patterns of College Attendance by Means of Transcript Analysis" February 1966 

339 24

"Survey of Sabbatical Leaves at MSU" February 1, 1966 

339 25

"Future Plans of Graduates Receiving Doctor's Degree from MSU, 1964-1965" March 1966 

339 26

"Migration of College Students" March 1966 

339 27

"Reactions of MSU Graduate Students to Their Experience as Graduate Assistants" May 1966 

339 28

"MSU Graduates and Non-Western Courses" May 16, 1966 

339 29

"Fall Head Count Enrollment at CIC Institutions, 1957-1965" June 1966 

339 30

"Student Perception of Residence Hall Environment" June 13, 1966 

339 31

"The Use of the Summer Term by the Undergraduate Degree Program Population of Fall 1965 as Indicated by Summer Term 1966" December 1966 

339 32

"Undergraduate Degree Program Withdrawals for a Period of Four Terms Involving the Reference Population of the Fall 1965" January 1967 

339 33

"Baccalaureate Graduates from the Undergraduate Degree Program Population of Fall 1965 - For a Period of Four Terms" February 1967 

339 34

"Transfer Patterns from MSU Involving the Undergraduates Degree Program Population of Fall 1965-1966" February 1967 

339 35

"A Study of Freshman & Varsity Football & Basketball Athletics 1960-1961 and 1965-1966" July 1, 1968 

339 36

"A Survey of the Offerings & Enrollment in Exotic Languages at the CIC Universities, " October 1, 1968 and "Basic Changes to Undergraduate Students at MSU, Other State Universities, and Land Grant Colleges" January 24, 1969 

339 37

"MSU Faculty (1967) Directory Advanced Degree Programs Winter 1958 to Spring 1968" December 5, 1968 

339 38

Undergraduate Curriculum Trends 1969 

339 39

Supplement to the March 1972 Compilation of Preliminary Material on Non-Traditional Approaches to Undergraduate Education May 1972 

339 40

A Compilation of Data on Faculty, Staff and Students at MSU by Sex June 1976 

339 41

Minority Programs at MSU 1971-1972 

339 42

Minority Programs at MSU 1972-1973 

339 43

Educational Specialist Programs in Higher Education March 1970 

339 44

Resource Allocation Study Group March 1970 

339 45

Faculty Activities Analysis Fall 1970 

339 46

Preliminary Data on Post-Baccalaureate Student for Continuation and Extension of Certification in Education at MSU and Selected Four-Year Institutions August 1970 

339 47

Reports, Various dates 1965-1966 

339 48

The Graduate Program at MSU: An Overview January 1970 

339 49

Expenses and Sources of Income of Michigan Resident MSU Students 1963 

339 50

"Future Plans of Graduates Receiving Doctor's Degrees from MSU: 1964-1965" March 1966 

339 51

Basic Statistics by Colleges and by Departments for 1956-57 through 1967-68: Statistics on Credit Hours, FTE Faculty, Tenure, Course Listings, Courses Taught, Budget, Expenditures, Majors, Degrees, Library, Gifts and Grants, Research Budget, Operating Revenues, New Plant Construction, Faculty Salaries, Student Loans, and On-Campus Housing Fall 1968 

339 52-55

Basic Statistics by Colleges and by Departments for 1960-61 through 1970-71: Statistics on Credit Hours, FTE Faculty, Tenure, Course Listings, Courses Taught, Budget, Expenditures, Majors, Degrees, Library, Gifts and Grants, Research Budget, Operating Revenue, New Plant Construction, Faculty Salaries,Student Loans, and On-Campus Housing Fall 1971 

339 56-59

Analysis of the Transcripts of a Sample of Seniors Graduated from MSU June 1967, Parts 1 and 2 August 1968  

934 1-2

Annual Salaries 1962-1963 

934 3

Annual Salaries 1964-1965 

934 4

Average Annual Salaries 1958-1965 

934 5

Basic Statistics on Credit Hours, FTE Faculty, Course Listings, Courses Taught, Budget, Expenditures, Majors, and Degrees by College and by Departments for 1953-1963 1963 

934 6

Basic Statistics on Credit Hours, FTE Faculty, Tenure, Course Listings, Courses Taught, Budget, Operating Revenues, New Plant Construction, Faculty Salaries, Student Loans & On-Campus Housing by College and Departments 1956-1967 Fall 1967 

934 7-8

Budget Materials 1959-1961 

934 9

Catalogue of Periodic Reports Issued by MSU Office of Institutional Research October 1964 

934 10

First Post-Doctoral Employment of MSU 1967-68 Doctoral Graduates 1968 

934 11

Index to Office Reports January 1964-February 1965 

934 12-13

Inventory of Innovations in Instructional Methods at MSU September 1961 

934 14

Medical Technology Alumni Study June 1965 

934 15

Migration of College Students March 1966 

934 16

Reactions of a Sample of Department Chairmen to Academic Advising (sub-report) May 1965 

934 17

Reactions of a Sample of Student Personnel Workers to Academic Advising (sub-report) May 1965 

934 18

Progress in Hiring Women and Minority Tenure-Faculty 1971-1976 

934 19

Proposed Rate Increase Plan for MSU Nonacademic Employees 1963 

934 20

Report of Committee on Relating Academic Programs and Residence Halls 1961 

934 21

Study of Graduate Plans MSU 1965-1966 

934 22

Study of Transfer Students Coming to MSU from Community-Junior Colleges and Public or Private 4-year Colleges or Universities 1962-1964 

934 23-27

Study of Undergraduate Transfer Students at MSU: Summary of Important Findings 1962-1964 

934 28

Summarization of Recent Studies of Undergraduate Curricula and Instruction October 1964 

934 29

Survey of Experiences, Activities and Views of MSU Alumni 1961 

934 30

Women's Programs at MSU 1972-1973 

934 31

Memorandum to Honors College Advisor June 1965 

934 32

Memorandum: Indirect Costs 1969 

934 33

Brochure- What Do We Know About the Class of '62? 1961 

934 34

Instructional Productivity and Faculty Time Distribution Report for Spring 1963 Spring 1963 

934 35

Honors College Questionnaire Summary 1965 

934 36

An Investigation of Patterns of College Attendance by Means of Transcript Analyses 1966 

934 37

University Facts Book for 1970-1977 1970-1977 

934 38

Degrees Conferred at Michigan Institutions Analyses of MCSCP Data 1976 

934 39

Annual Evaluation and Report- Program Planning 1980 

934 40

Basic Statistics on Credit Hours, FTE Faculty Course Listings, Budget, Section Size, Majors, and Graduates by Colleges and Departments for 1951-1952 1962 

934 41

Basic Statistics on Credit Hours, FTE Faculty, Tenure, Course Listings, Courses Taught, Budget, Expenditures, Majors, Degrees, Library, Gifts and Grants, Research Budget, Operating Revenues, New Plant Construction, Faculty Salaries, Student Loans, and On-Campus Housing by Colleges and Departments for 1960-1973 1973 

934 42-43

University Facts Book for 1960-1975 1960-1975 

934 44

Annual Reports 

Box

Unpublished 

Annual Reports

1959-1960 

1960-1961 

1961-1962 

1962-1963 

1963-1964 

1964-1965 

1965-1966 

1966-1967 

1967-1968 

1968-1969 

1970-1971 

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Serials 

#238: Data Book 

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