Purdue Engineering Strategic Plan

Measuring Impact

(metrics under development)

We will measure ourselves against the top performers in the US and internationally to understand how we stack up and how we differentiate.

 
Discovery Indicators
Learning Indicators
Engagement Indicators
Diversity Indicators
Resource Indicators
Alignment Indicators
Societal Impact
 
Demand indicator e.g. citations per faculty; citations per paper?
Demand indicator e.g. growth in apps, rise in yield %; increase in % of entering students who indicated PU was first choice?
Demand indicator??
Rankings by diversity serving publications:
Hispanic Business
Sept 2008 = 2
Target: 1
 
 
Growth in endowment
 
Impact of Graduates
Increase in % PhD graduates hired as faculty and post docs
Distribution trends of graduates among job types and industry types/sizes
US News Employer Reputation Ranking
Mar 2008 = 7 (4.3)
Target: Top 1
Top Performers:
MIT (4.8)
Stanford (4.7)
Berkeley (4.6)
CalTech (4.6)
Demographic trend of graduates by discipline/program vs national
# gifts >$10M
Increase in % alumni donors
 
Research Impact
Rank US News Graduate Pgm
Aug 2008
Overall = 15
Target: Top 5
Top Performers:
MIT
Stanford
Berkeley
Rank Academic Analytics Faculty Productivity
2007
Overall = <25
Target: Top 15
Top Performers:
UC San Francisco
CalTech
UNC Chapel Hill
2 areas = Top 10
Electrical Eng. (10)
Computational Science & Eng. (6)
Target: All Areas in Top 10
Growth in U-G research participants
PhD grads/faculty
 
Shanghai Jiao Tong
Oct 2008 = 17
Target: Top 10
Top Performers:
MIT
Stanford
UIUC
Increase in Intellectual Property licenses, patents, or commercialization
 
Growth in diversity serving institutional research partners
 
Rank of NSF Engineering research expenditures
 
Rank Peer Reputation US News
Graduate Program
Mar 2008 = 11 (4.1)
Target: 5 (4.6)
Top Performers:
MIT (4.9)
Stanford (4.8)
Berkeley (4.8)
CalTech (4.7) 
Growth in number of large scale centers & institutes
(>$25M)
 
Global Reach
Growth in Intl research projects
Growth in student and faculty participants
Growth in international partners and partnerships
Demographic trend of student and faculty participants
Growth in giving for Intl activities
Growth in % of Intl alumni donors
World University Eng./Tech. Rankings: 
Times of London Higher Education
Oct 2008 = 33
Target: Top 15
Top Performers:
MIT (1)
Cambridge (5)
Tokyo (9)
Toronto (10)
Nat’l Univ. Singapore (11)
Tsinghua (12)
ETH Zurich (13)
Growth in Intl Research Awards
Academic Reach
 
 
Rank US News U-G
Aug 2008
Overall = 9
Target: Top 5
Top Performers:
MIT
Stanford
Berkeley
3 areas = Top 5
AAE (4)
ABE (5)
IE (3)
Target: All Areas Top 5
Top Performers:
MIT (9 areas)
Berkeley (9 areas)
UIUC (7 areas)
GaTech (6 areas)
 
Demographic trend of pre- and post- university participants
 
 
Virtual Reach
 
Growth in usage statistics of virtual research tools
Growth in usage statistics of virtual educational tools
Growth in number of HUBs
 
Demographic trend of EPE students and HUB users
 
 
Multidiscipline & Multicultural Richness
 
 
Growth in number of diversity serving partners
Demographic trends of faculty, staff, students by discipline/program vs national
 
 
Creative Richness
 
 
 
 
 
 
Improvement in Creativity Index as measured by baseline and biennial surveys
Quality of Life
Improvement in Overall Climate Quality & Work Experience by faculty group as measured by baseline and biennial surveys
 
Improvement in Climate Quality and Learning Experience
as measured by baseline and biennial surveys
Improvement in
 Overall Partner Experience as measured by baseline and biennial surveys
Improvement in Overall Climate Quality by demographic group as measured by baseline and biennial surveys
 
 
Top 10 percentile of Big Ten Plus faculty and ASEE grad staff compensation
Improvement in:
Inspired Leadership;
Unique Culture;
Focus on Growing Talent;
Strong Sense of Accountability; Aligned HR Practices & Excellent Execution
by fac, staff, stu