Several OPA analysts gave presentations at the 2017 California Association for Institutional Research annual conference on Nov. 8th and 9th:
November 13, 2017
October 6, 2017
December 15, 2016
November 14, 2016
UC Berkeley has traditionally used a set of five public, five private, and two UC institutions as a standard set of peers for most campus level peer comparisons. A consistent peer group from topic to topic and in year-to-year comparisons avoids the perception that different peers are being chosen in order to influence Berkeley’s position. This peer comparison briefing note also defines the “Comparison 8” peer group used by UCOP for faculty salary comparisons.
October 7, 2016
October 3, 2016
Data from the Office of Postsecondary Education shows that Ivy League institutions, as a group, had a 1% increase in the number of Pell Grant recipients between 2013-14 and 2014-15 while UC Berkeley’s count remained steady. Although UCB’s count (9,178) was more than 1,000 fewer than all Ivy League schools combined (10,308), the number of UCB’s Pell recipients as a percentage of the total undergraduate population (34%) was twice that of the Ivy League (17%).
March 25, 2016
Here are the Cal Answers Top Ten Dashboard Tips from our newest OPA Institutional Research Analysts, Audrey Thomas and Malcolm Quon. As they were on-boarding to the team and learning Cal Answers, they created a list of tips they wanted to share with the campus Cal Answers community.