Periodic Review Report
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
May 2001

 

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

INTRODUCTION AND GENERAL OVERVIEW

SIGNIFICANT DEVELOPMENTS SINCE THE LAST REVIEW

EVIDENCE OF OUTCOMES ASSESSMENT, SELF-STUDY, AND PLANNING

SIGNIFICANT DEVELOPMENTS SINCE THE LAST REVIEW

               OFFICE OF THE PRESIDENT

o      RESEARCH

o      STUDENTS AND STUDENT LIFE

o      LIBRARY AND COMPUTING RESOURCES

o      INSTITUTE ADVANCEMENT

o      HUMAN RESOURCES

o      FINANCIAL RESOURCES

o      PLANT AND EQUIPMENT

               OFFICE OF THE PROVOST

o      UNDERGRADUATE COLLEGE

o      GRADUATE SCHOOL

o      SCHOOL OF ARCHITECTURE

o      SCHOOL OF ENGINEERING

o      SCHOOL OF HUMANITIES AND SOCIAL SCIENCES

o      LALLY SCHOOL OF MANAGEMENT AND TECHNOLOGY

o      SCHOOL OF SCIENCE

o      RENSSELAER AT HARTFORD

o      FACULTY OF INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY

o      PROFESSIONAL AND DISTANCE EDUCATION

o      ENROLLMENT MANAGEMENT

o      INSTITUTE DIVERSITY

o      FACULTY GOVERNANCE AND STEWARDSHIP

EVIDENCE OF OUTCOMES ASSESSMENT, SELF-STUDY, AND PLANNING

               THE RENSSELAER PLAN AND PERFORMANCE PLANNING

               Institutional Research

               ENROLLMENT TRENDS AND PROJECTIONS

o      Undergraduate Students: Troy Campus

o      Graduate Students: Troy Campus

o      Education for Working Professionals

o      First-Year Students

o      Retention and Graduation Rates

o      Competitive Position

o      Enrollment Projections

               FISCAL TRENDS

               BUDGETING AND ITS RELATIONSHIP TO PLANNING

LIST OF TABLES

LIST OF APPENDICIES

 

TABLE 1. Endowment Balances 33

TABLE 2. Assets 34

TABLE 3. New Facilities 35

TABLE 4. Renovations 35

TABLE 5. Projects in Design 36

TABLE 6. Major Equipment Values 37

TABLE 7. Undergraduate Admission and Retention 74

TABLE 8. MBA Enrollment: Troy Department 74

TABLE 9. Enrollment: Hartford Department 74

TABLE 10. Headcount Enrollment Trends 109

TABLE 11. Headcount Enrollment Trends: Professional and Distance Education 110

TABLE 12. Headcount Enrollment Trends: Hartford Campus 110

TABLE 13. Admissions Data 111

TABLE 14. School Distribution 111

TABLE 15. Freshman Quality 111

TABLE 16. Retention 113

TABLE 17. Year Freshmen Cohort Entered Rensselaer 113

TABLE 18. Degree Completion by Level, School, and Year 113

TABLE 19. Total Degree Awarded 114

TABLE 20. Fall 2000 Admitted Student Questionnaire 115

TABLE 21. Other Competitive Measurements 116

TABLE 22. Undergraduates 116

TABLE 23. Troy Graduate Students 117

TABLE 24. Distance Students 117

TABLE 25. Hartford Campus 117

TABLE 26. Combined Statements of Financial Position at June 30, 1996-2000 118

TABLE 27. Combined Statements of Activities for the year ended June 30, 1996-2000 119