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Pittsburg State receives first Kansas Board of Regents data award

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PSU receives first KBORdata award

To keep abreast of what's happening at the state'scolleges and universities, the Kansas Board of Regents relies on a variety ofdata submissions from each institution. It's a lot of information, ranging fromenrollment and completions to demographics and campus trends.

All higher education institutions must do it, butsome do it better than others. This year, for the first time, the KBOR isformally recognizing those who thrive in the data reporting department.

Pittsburg State University is one of two Kansaspostsecondary institutions to receive the inaugural Data Quality Award from theKBOR. The award recognizes institutions for "excellence in data quality."

Kansas City Kansas Community College also receivedthe award this year.

Cindy Farrier, the KBOR's director of data,research and planning, said the award was created to reward those institutionsto who consistently excel in their data reporting.

"Many institutions do a super job, but we feel weselected the two institutions that really excelled," Farrier said.

Dr. Lynette Olson, PSU Provost and Vice Presidentfor Academic Affairs, said the university staff that handles data reportingdeserves the credit for this award.

"We are called on regularly to provide dataon a variety of issues from enrollment, retention and degree completion, tostudent financial assistance," Olson said. "It is important that we meetreporting requirements at state, regional and national levels and do soaccurately and in a timely manner..  I am proud that the Kansas Board ofRegents staff has recognized the good work of our staff as they take care toprovide these data upon which important decisions are made."

After scouring over the records of datasubmissions for each KBOR institution, Farrier said they discovered that PSUhas a perfect record for timely data submissions and only one "data problem."She also cited the positive, "can do" attitude of the PSU staff as a reason theuniversity was chosen for the award.

"PSU won because of individual and teamdedication, without any knowledge of competition, and for multiple years ofdata records," Farrier said.

Farrier said PSU will not be eligible for theaward next year, as no institution can win two years in a row. She said theKBOR will ask PSU President Steve Scott to appoint someone from PSU to serve onthe selection committee for 2014.

"While Pitt State cannot win again next year, it'simportant to remember that no institution will ever be first again," she said."Pittsburg State should be very proud of that."

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