2011-2012 Annual Report for HCR 69 (formerly HCR 197)


RESPONSE TO HCR 69 (formerly HCR 197)

December 2011

  1. A profile of the institution and its students, including the following:
    1. The purpose and mission of the institution:
      http://www.gram.edu/strategic plan/ (page 10) (and)
      http://www.gram.edu/priorities/
    2. The institution's admissions standards: http://www.gram.edu/admissions/specific%20info/requirements/criteria.php
    3. A clear, accurate, and comprehensive description of the student body profile:
      http://www.collegeportraits.org/LA/GRAM (or)
      http://www.gram.edu/offices/administration/provost/pair/fact%20book/2010-11%20Fact%20Book.pdf
      (Pages 20-25)
    4. Information regarding the institution's tuition, fees, and total cost of attendance: http://www.collegeportraits.org/LA/GRAM (or)
      http://www.gram.edu/offices/administration/provost/pair/fact%20book/2010-11%20Fact%20Book.pdf
      (Page 47)
    5. Information relating to affordability:
      http://www.collegeportraits.org/LA/GRAM (or)
      http://www.gram.edu/NetPrice/
    6. The institution's statistics regarding on-campus crime:
      http://www.gram.edu/offices/administration/provost/pair/fact%20book/2010-11%20Fact%20Book.pdf
      (Page 15)
  2. Indicators of student and faculty engagement, including the following:
    1. The percentage of lower-level classes taught by full-time faculty:
      http://www.gram.edu/academics/teaching/index.php
    2. The average teaching load by discipline, including the average number of credit hours taught per student.
      http://www.gram.edu/academics/teaching/teachingavg.php
    3. The number and type of general education courses required for each degree program:
      http://www.gram.edu/academics/catalog/GSU%20General%20Catalog%202009-11.pdf (pages 36-37)
    4. Criteria for transferring to the institution.
      http://www.gram.edu/admissions/specific%20info/transfer/
    5. The process for evaluating the effectiveness of each program:
      http://www.gram.edu/strategic plan/ (pages 27-33)
    6. A clear explanation of student outcomes expected for each program and how such outcomes are measured:
      http://www.gram.edu/academics/outcomes/
    7. A definition of what constitutes satisfactory academic progress for students:
      http://www.gram.edu/financial%20aid/docs/SAP%20Brochure.pdf
    8. The percentage of faculty members who possess the highest degree possible in their given fields of study.
      http://www.gram.edu/docs/Bayou%20Classic%20Brochure%20pub3.pdf (page 2)
  3. Measurements of academic achievement, including the following:
    1. The freshman to sophomore student retention rates.
      http://www.gram.edu/offices/administration/provost/pair/fact%20book/2010-11%20Fact%20Book.pdf
      (Page 33)
    2. The institution's four-year, five-year, and six-year graduation rates.
      http://www.gram.edu/offices/administration/provost/pair/docs/Ipeds%20Report.pdf (or)
      http://www.collegeportraits.org/LA/GRAM
    3. The percentage of students enrolled in remedial courses.
      http://www.gram.edu/offices/administration/provost/pair/docs/Trend in Remedial Course Offerings per Student Credit Hours.pdf
    4. The average time it takes for a student to earn a degree.
      http://www.regents.doa.louisiana.gov/assets/docs/Data/TTD/2010-2011/TTDRPT20.PDF
    5. The average scores on externally validated, nationally benchmarked, outcome assessments in core areas including writing, mathematics, and general education, if applicable.
      The information is not reported by the institution
    6. Measurements of student satisfaction:
       http://www.gram.edu/offices/administration/provost/pair/nsse/  NSSE (or)
      http://www.gram.edu/offices/administration/provost/pair/docs/GSU SOS RESULTS 2005-2010.pdf ACT Student Opinion Survey
    7. Measurements of employee satisfaction:
      The information is not reported by the institution
    8. The average scores on graduate school admission tests and licensure exams.
      The information is not reported by the institution
    9. Admission rates of baccalaureate degree recipients into graduate programs.
      The information is not reported by the institution
    10. Job placement rates by discipline.
      The information is not reported by the institution
  4. Indicators of institutional efficiency and fiscal conditions, including the
    1. The percentage of the institution's educational and general budget spent on the following:
      1. Instruction and academic support.
      2. Research and public service.
      3. Student services.
      4. Administrative support.
      5. Operation and maintenance of facilities.

      http://www.gram.edu/offices/administration/provost/pair/fact%20book/2010-11%20Fact%20Book.pdf
      (Page 49)

    2. The ratio of administrative staff to total staff.
      The information is not reported by the institution
    3. Measurements of classroom and laboratory space utilization.
      http://www.gram.edu/offices/administration/provost/pair/fact%20book/2010-11%20Fact%20Book.pdf
      (Page 50)
    4. General fund appropriations per in-state full-time equivalent student.
      http://www.regents.doa.louisiana.gov/assets/docs/Finance/FY10-11_Formula_appropriation_per_FTE.pdf
    5. Total expenditures per full-time equivalent student.
      The information is not reported by the institution

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