March/April: In This Issue
Randy L. Swing and Leah Ewing Ross
The field of institutional research developed more than 50 years ago to support improvement of postsecondary institutions through data-informed decision support and scholarly research.
by David A. Dowell
Data from the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) show that in the mid-1990s, the U.S. was in a close tie for first place in the world in baccalaureate completion rates but two decades later has fallen to 17th place.