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Faculty remind students to take engagement survey
February 6, 2017

By Beverly Makhani, Undergraduate Education

PULLMAN, Wash. – Freshmen and seniors at Washington State University will receive an email Tuesday from Provost Daniel J. Bernardo asking them to respond to the National Survey for Student Engagement (NSSE). Results will be used to help shape WSU programming.

National survey polls students to evaluate, improve WSU
March 23, 2015

By Beverly Makhani, Office of Undergraduate Education

nsse-logo-170PULLMAN, Wash. – Washington State University is hopeful that freshmen and seniors can use their smartphones this spring to tell the institution how it is doing.

Students polled to evaluate, improve the university
February 28, 2014

By Bev Makhani, Office of Undergraduate Education

nsse-logo-170PULLMAN, Wash. – Students can win prizes and enhance their university experience by giving feedback to an email they’ll receive from the National Survey of Student Engagement (NSSE) starting Monday, March 3. Faculty are asked to encourage their students to look for the email and respond quickly.

WSU slowly closes gap between peer schools
October 13, 2006

Results from the 2006 National Survey of Student Engagement arrived about seven weeks ago, gripping the attention of many administrators — especially those in Student Affairs. Here’s the bottom line: Washington State University made significant advancements in several areas, declined in others, but overall remains below the average of its peers in all five major categories. “In most categories we’re in or near the 40th to 50th percentile compared to our peers,” said Randy Jorgensen, associate director of Student Affairs research, who has been working with WSU’s NSSE (pronounced ness-see) results since they arrived. “In some categories we made some significant gains, while in others … » More …

2006 student engagement survey results show gains
August 31, 2006

Results from the spring 2006 National Survey of Student Engagement recently arrived and WSU. The good news is, WSU made significant progress in three categories, including interaction with faculty, active and collaborative learning, and academic challenge. Some progress was made in a fourth category — supportive campus environment, and a slight decline was seen in enriching educational experiences.The NSSE  (pronounced ness-see) is an annual survey given to randomly selected freshman and seniors from participating colleges and universities – 557 colleges and universities participated in the spring of 2006. It is designed to measure student “participation in programs and activities that institutions provide for their learning … » More …