Strategy 2-B

Use comparative data to set academic program standards

As a first step in using comparative data, Graduate Studies and the Office of Institutional Research and Planning prepared and posted the Doctoral Program Profiles for each doctoral program on the Lawrence campus. These profiles provide data on program faculty, enrollment, admissions, financial assistance, number of degrees completed, time to completion, and post-graduation plans.

The Profiles can be used by program faculty to help set academic goals for their programs; they will also inform prospective students about critical characteristics of our doctoral programs.

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Bold Aspirations

Bold Aspirations is the strategic plan for KU, comprising individual plans for the following:

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