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Registration for NSSE 2017 closed September 23.
Waitlist registration is available.

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Waitlist registration for NSSE 2017 is available. Registration requests for FSSE 2017 are accepted through February 2017.
More than 311,000 students from 557 institutions in the US and Canada completed the survey. See a sample report package here.
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Beginning in 2017, NSSE will include the demographic question about sexual orientation for all respondents.
The residential institute held July 31-August 3, provided a learning space for 30 two-and four-year campus teams to develop evidence-based action plans to improve student learning and teaching. Plans are already underway for TLNI 2017!
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An article in ACE's The Presidency features NSSE data and discusses institutional initiatives to enhance engagement, increase inclusiveness, and create a healthy student life.
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ACE and NSSE are studying the relationship between institutional internationalization efforts and students' global learning.

Institutions participating in NSSE's Global Learning module are encouraged to respond to the ACE Mapping survey.
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Many students are not sufficiently challenged to do thier best work, and course challenge bears little relation to admission selectivity, survey finds.
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Read the Change magazine Editor's Choice article summarizing lessons from NSSE's first 13 years and features of the updated survey.
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We draw on NSSE data when reporting to the Kentucky Council for Post-Secondary Education about student engagement in learning and preparing our students for life and work and civic involvement.

Rodney B. Piercey, Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs, Eastern Kentucky University

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