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DATETIMENUMBER OF RESPONSES
4/7/99 11:30 68


 

I am from I have been at UMM for

 

Research

1=strongly disagree, 2=disagree, 3=neutral, 4=agree, 5=strongly agree

I am fairly satisfied with the balance that I achieve between my research on the one hand, and teaching and service on the other.



Mean=2.96 Standard Error=0.1428

UMM should be primarily a teaching institution which nonetheless expects its faculty to maintain serious scholarly activity.



Mean=3.69 Standard Error=0.1626

Research expectations at UMM are too high.



Mean=2.49 Standard Error=0.1351

There should be more emphasis on research at UMM in the future.



Mean=2.82 Standard Error=0.1547

The faculty's research productivity is appropriate for an undergraduate liberal arts college.



Mean=3.32 Standard Error=0.1039

UMM has a strong record of getting undergraduates involved in research.



Mean=4.07 Standard Error=0.0982

Although the research climate could be improved, I have gotten some good University support for my research.



Mean=3.51 Standard Error=0.1172

My accomplishments in research owe virtually nothing to what UMM has provided.



Mean=2.46 Standard Error=0.1334


What factors, if any, impede your research? Rate each factor by using the following numbers:

4 = a factor that severely impedes your research
3 = a factor that impedes your research
2 = a factor that is not an impediment
1 = neutral, if, for any reason, the factor cited seems inappropriate

Administering the major consumes an excessive amount of time



Mean=2.41 Standard Error=0.1162

Advising students consumes an excessive amount of time



Mean=2.09 Standard Error=0.0909

Committee work consumes an excessive amount of time



Mean=2.63 Standard Error=0.1109

Lack of equipment/facilities/financial support



Mean=2.86 Standard Error=0.1099

Lack of support personnel



Mean=2.33 Standard Error=0.1209

Lack of travel money



Mean=2.52 Standard Error=0.1207

Other service activities consume an excessive amount of time



Mean=2.48 Standard Error=0.1281

Teaching consumes an excessive amount of time



Mean=2.62 Standard Error=0.1255

 

Which resources usefully support your research? Rank them by choosing the appropriate number.

4 = one of the resources that is most useful in supporting your research
3 = a resource that is useful in supporting your research
2 = neutral--a resource that is not particularly relevant for you
1 = a resource which has proved to be counterproductive

Briggs Library



Mean=2.81 Standard Error=0.1025

Collaboration with colleagues here or elsewhere



Mean=3.03 Standard Error=0.1182

Discipline equipment and facilities



Mean=2.15 Standard Error=0.1146

Graduate school grants-in-aid



Mean=2.54 Standard Error=0.1030

Grant money from outside the University



Mean=2.64 Standard Error=0.1053

Leaves



Mean=3.02 Standard Error=0.1146

UMM set-up funds



Mean=2.33 Standard Error=0.1069

UMM technology support



Mean=2.05 Standard Error=0.1045

UMM travel money



Mean=2.88 Standard Error=0.1009

UMM Office of Grants Development



Mean=2.57 Standard Error=0.1028

 

 

Computing Services

These are my satisfaction levels on the following computer services:

1=very dissatisfied, 2=dissatisfied, 3=neutral, 4=satisfied, 5=very satisfied

Desktop computer

Mean=3.21 Standard Error=0.1562 ;

UMM Web site

Mean=3.71 Standard Error=0.1090 ;

Internet Access

Mean=4.16 Standard Error=0.1060 ;

Campus network

Mean=3.66 Standard Error=0.0996 ;

Email services

Mean=4.06 Standard Error=0.1145 ;

Lab and server software

Mean=3.03 Standard Error=0.1004 ;

Dial-in modems

Mean=3.10 Standard Error=0.1029 ;

Computing Services help desk

Mean=2.90 Standard Error=0.1330 .

 

Library

The library's book collection adequate for my teaching needs.


The library's book collection adequate for my research needs.


The library's periodical collection adequate for my teaching needs.


The library's periodical collection adequate for my research needs.


The library's electronic resources (web pages, indexes, databases, etc.) adequate for my teaching and research needs.


The library's Interlibrary Loan Service (borrowing materials from other libraries if Briggs Library does not have what one requires) adequate for my teaching and research needs.


The library's services (help from reference librarian, class instruction session, book ordering, placing items on reserve, help in filling out interlibrary forms etc.) adequate for my teaching and research needs.


What can be done to encourage library use for enrichment beyond the satisfaction of teaching, curricular, and research needs to enhance the quality of your academic life?

What would our library collections (books, periodicals, government documents, indexes, databases, computing facilities etc.) be like if we were the best undergraduate liberal arts college?

What would our library services (reference help, interlibrary loan, instruction sessions, book ordering, reserve services, etc.) be like if we were the best undergraduate liberal arts college in the country?



Other

I that the athletic program at UMM is a valuable tool for recruitment and retention.



Mean=3.03 Standard Error=0.1480

In relation to the student body as a whole, athletes' GPA's are

Mean=1.98 Standard Error=0.0825 .

 

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