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college accountability, college leader perceptions, college scorecard

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This report summarizes the results of a poll administered to the alumni of the Executive Doctorate program in Higher Education Management at the University of Pennsylvania (n = 247). 156 individuals responded during the eight day period in which the poll was open (May 13 to May 21, 2014). The poll included nine questions and was estimated to require no more than 10 minutes to complete.

This report describes responses from 133 individuals holding senior level positions at higher education institutions in the United States. Most of these individuals (68%) are leaders of private not-for-profit four-year institutions. About one-fifth (19%) are leaders of public four-year institutions, 4% are from private for-profit four-year institutions, 6% are from public two-year institutions, and 3% are in administrative units (e.g., system offices). Half (49%) are in administrative roles, 32% in academic positions, 6% in finance positions, and 13% in student affairs.

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Date Posted: 19 October 2020