Averages Across All Institution Types

Go back to the beginning of this presentation, by Randall Richardson and Susan Beck of the University of Arizona, about the results of a national survey of geoscience departments.

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Which would you rate as the most important factor in departmental success?


Over the last five years, how has the number of undergraduate majors in your department varied?

Answers from left to right: increased significantly, increased, no change, decreased, decreased significantly, no response.


Approximately what percentage of the students taught in your departmental undergraduate course offerings are non-majors?

Answers from left to right: 0%, less than 20%, 20-40%, 40-60%, 60-80%, more than 80%.


Approximately what percentage of your departmental undergraduate course offerings are designed primarily for non-majors?

Answers from left to right: 0%, less than 20%, 20-40%, 40-60%, more than 60%.


Is Undergraduate Recruitment/Retention an Issue?

Answers from left to right: yes, no.


Are Planning Efforts Important?

Answers from left to right: yes, no.


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