Fact Book, 1973 -- 2020

Overview

Title: Fact Book
Dates: 1973 -- 2020
Creator: Office of Institutional Research and Evaluation
Call Number: UP128
Size: 0.25 Linear Feet, 42 Volumes, 1 Artifact(s), 58 Digital Object(s), 1 Gigabytes, Of the 58 digital objects in this collection, 49 have extent information and comprise 1 GB of data.
Permanent URL: http://hdl.handle.net/10427/48384
Location:
    Digital Collections and Archives, Tufts University
    archives@tufts.edu
    https://dca.tufts.edu/

Description

This collection contains issues of the Fact Book starting in 1973. The Tufts University Fact Book is researched, created, and published by the Office of Institutional Research of Tufts University. The Fact Book includes annual facts, figures, and statistics of the university.

Arrangement

This collection is organized into two series: Fact Book; and Fast Facts Abridged Fact Book.

Biography/History

Biographical / Historical

The Office of Institutional Planning was founded under the direction of John (Jack) A. Dunn Jr. in 1977. Dunn began publishing the University Fact Book in 1973 while he was Special Assistant for Administration in the Office of the President. In 1977, Dunn was named the Associate Vice President of Planning and the Office of Institutional Planning assumed the responsibility of publishing the University Fact Book, under Dunn's direction. The office changed its name to the Office of Institutional Research in 1989 and began conducting admissions studies. It changed its name again to the Office of Institutional Research and Evaluation in 2006.

The Office of Institutional Research and Evaluation is responsible for providing research data and information to a variety of decision makers and departments within Tufts University. Along with preparing a range of research survey projects, outcome assessments, and program evaluations, the Office also publishes the University Fact Book and the University Dashboard. Staff members also conduct consultative work in the areas of designing surveys, crafting research proposals, and preparing evaluations.

Collection History

Processing Notes

This collection is processed and open for research

Digital material dating from 2000 -- 2020 was processed by Records and Accessioning Archivist, Jane Kelly, in Fall 2020.

Related Material
  • UA042, Office of Institutional Research and Evaluation, DCA.

Series Description

  1. Fact Book, 1973 -- 2020

    This series contains the Tufts University Fact Book which is researched, created, and published by the Office of Institutional Research of Tufts University. The Fact Book includes annual facts, figures, and statistics of the university. This series also contains a log of changes made to the Fact Book after it went to press.

  2. Fast Facts Abridged Fact Book, 2005 -- 2011

    Tufts University Fast Facts Abridged Fact Book is designed as a quick reference guide to the information contained in the Tufts University Fact Book. This overview consists of the data that was collected from various university departments for that publication.