Presentation on theme: "Who is the Towson Freshman? Results of the 2003 Cooperative Institutional Research Program Survey Linda Suskie, Associate Vice President Assessment & Institutional."— Presentation transcript:
Who is the Towson Freshman? Results of the 2003 Cooperative Institutional Research Program Survey Linda Suskie, Associate Vice President Assessment & Institutional Research
The Fine Print National survey Over 20 years of information 88% responding in 2003 Respondents representative in terms of gender and racial/ethnic status Self-reported info may be inaccurate Use as general gauge only “National norms” are 4-year public colleges
How Did TU Freshmen Spend Their Time as High School Seniors?
TU Freshmen Have Worked More Than Freshmen Nationally.
TU Freshmen Are More Interested in Socializing Than Freshmen Nationally.
High School Drinking by TU Freshmen is Declining.
But TU Freshmen Have Still Drunk More than Freshmen Nationally.
Other Health Indicators for TU Freshmen During their HS senior year, 27% overslept and missed a class or appointment. 25% frequently felt overwhelmed. 6% smoked cigarettes. 4% frequently felt depressed.
Towson Freshmen Have Engaged in More Service than Freshmen Nationally.
But They Are Less Interested in Service Than Freshmen Nationally.
Towson Freshmen are Less Spiritual Than Freshmen Nationally.
Towson’s Faith Mix is Different From Freshmen Nationally.