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Dashboard Indicators

The Samuel Merritt University Dashboard Indicators are stored on this page. To view a dashboard for a particular month, click on the year to view all the months for that year. Next, click on a month to view the dashboard for that month. To view the dashboard file in Excel format, click on any of the colored rating dots for a particular dashboard.

The ratings for each indicator of the dashboard are detailed below:

Green Green - This indicator is performing at the highest standard established for this particular indicator.
Yellow Yellow - This indicator is performing somewhat below the highest standard established for this particular indicator.
Red Red - This indicator is performing far below the highest standard established for this particular indicator.
Gray Gray - Standards have not been established.

2012

July

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Indicator Frequency Standard Rating
1. Academic programs meeting budgeted contribution margins Monthly

Within greater of 10% of budgeted contribution margin
Green - Total variance is positive and 8 of 12 major programs are positive
Yellow - Total variance is positive and fewer than 8 major programs are positive
Red - Total variance is negative

Green
2. Overall institutional YTD financial performance Monthly Net operating income at or above budget
Green - at or above budget
Yellow - Between 1- 5% below budget
Red - 6+% below budget
3. Prior month financial performance Monthly Net operating income at or above budget
Green - at or above budget
Yellow - Between 1- 5% below budget
Red - 6+% below budget
4. Annual fund raising target progress YTD: ($2.6 million for 2011) Monthly Comparison with historical average of % funds received by month.
Green - 100% of historical average YTD
Yellow - 95% -100%
Red - below 95%
Green
5. Programs with mandatory licensure/certification at or above target first-time pass rate Monthly First-time test takers pass at rates of 3 percentage points above national average for their discipline
Green - all programs at target
Yellow - 1-3 below target
Red - 4 below target
Green
6. Enrollment projections indicate that programs are likely to meet targeted enrollments Monthly Total number of applications for each program indicates that target enrollment will be met
Green - all programs on track to meet target enrollment
Yellow - 1-2 programs are below target
Red - 3 or more programs are below target
Green
7. Yield Semester   Gray
8. Regular faculty turnover rate for rolling 12-month period Monthly

Turnover remains within target turnover rate of 2%.
Green - Two percent and less
Yellow - 2%-4%
Red - greater than 4%

Green
9. Staff (half-time or greater) turnover rate for rolling 12-month period Monthly Turnover remains within target turnover rate of 2%.
Green - Two percent and less
Yellow - 2%-4%
Red - greater than 4%
Gray
10. Regular faculty and staff turnover rate for rolling 12-month period for people of color Academic Year   Green
11. Increased recognition through unpaid mentions of SMU in national and regional media Monthly Monthly average number of national/regional media mentions for the past three-month period
Green - monthly average 10 or higher
Yellow - monthly average higher than 5, lower than 10
Red - monthly average 5 or lower
Green
12. Increased publications/presentations by SMU faculty at international,national, or regional level Academic Year Increased Faculty publications (peer reviewed), presentations, poster, honors, awards at the international or national level for the academic year
Green - 10% and above increase over previous academic year
Yellow - Less than 10% increase over previous academic year
Red - No increase over previous academic year
Red
13. Course Evaluation Ratings - Courses Semester Number of programs on student evaluations with MEDIAN course rating between 4 - 5 (very good or excellent)
Green - All programs with a median rating above 4
Yellow - One program with a median rating below 4
Red - More than one program with a median rating below 4
Black
14. Course Evaluation Ratings - Faculty Semester Number of programs on student evaluations with MEDIAN faculty rating between 4 - 5 (very good or excellent)
Green - All programs with a median rating above 4
Yellow - One program with a median rating below 4
Red - More than one program with a median rating below 4
Black
New 13 and 14. Course Evaluation Ratings - Faculty
Note: Due to implementation of a completely new system of faculty/course evaluations, indicator 13 and 14 have been disabled. A new indicator appears below indicator 14 related to course/faculty evaluations.
Semester Number of programs on student evaluations with MEDIAN faculty rating between 4 - 5 (very good or excellent)
Green - All programs with a median rating above 4
Yellow - One program with a median rating below 4
Red - More than one program with a median rating below 4
Yellow
15. Progress on Strategic Objectives   Tasks done or on target by end of revision period
Green - 90% done or on target
Yellow - 80% - 89% done or on target
Red - 79% or less done or on target
Yellow
16. Audit adjustments and findings YTD Episodic Number of notable items
Green - no items
Yellow - 1-2 items
Red - 3 or more items
17. Substantive accreditation issues Episodic Number of programs in good standing
Green - all programs
Yellow - any program with substantive citations
Red - any program on probation or threat to SMU regional accreditation

Yellow

Last Update: July 20, 2012

The SMU Dashboard is maintained by the Department of Institutional Research. Data are derived from various institutional sources and are compiled by IR for the Dashboard.
June

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Indicator Frequency Standard Rating
1. Academic programs meeting budgeted contribution margins Monthly

Within greater of 10% of budgeted contribution margin
Green - Total variance is positive and 8 of 12 major programs are positive
Yellow - Total variance is positive and fewer than 8 major programs are positive
Red - Total variance is negative

Green
2. Overall institutional YTD financial performance Monthly Net operating income at or above budget
Green - at or above budget
Yellow - Between 1- 5% below budget
Red - 6+% below budget
3. Prior month financial performance Monthly Net operating income at or above budget
Green - at or above budget
Yellow - Between 1- 5% below budget
Red - 6+% below budget
4. Annual fund raising target progress YTD: ($2.6 million for 2011) Monthly Comparison with historical average of % funds received by month.
Green - 100% of historical average YTD
Yellow - 95% -100%
Red - below 95%
Green
5. Programs with mandatory licensure/certification at or above target first-time pass rate Monthly First-time test takers pass at rates of 3 percentage points above national average for their discipline
Green - all programs at target
Yellow - 1-3 below target
Red - 4 below target
Green
6. Enrollment projections indicate that programs are likely to meet targeted enrollments Monthly Total number of applications for each program indicates that target enrollment will be met
Green - all programs on track to meet target enrollment
Yellow - 1-2 programs are below target
Red - 3 or more programs are below target
Green
7. Yield Semester   Gray
8. Regular faculty turnover rate for rolling 12-month period Monthly

Turnover remains within target turnover rate of 2%.
Green - Two percent and less
Yellow - 2%-4%
Red - greater than 4%

Green
9. Staff (half-time or greater) turnover rate for rolling 12-month period Monthly Turnover remains within target turnover rate of 2%.
Green - Two percent and less
Yellow - 2%-4%
Red - greater than 4%
Gray
10. Regular faculty and staff turnover rate for rolling 12-month period for people of color Academic Year   Green
11. Increased recognition through unpaid mentions of SMU in national and regional media Monthly Monthly average number of national/regional media mentions for the past three-month period
Green - monthly average 10 or higher
Yellow - monthly average higher than 5, lower than 10
Red - monthly average 5 or lower
Green
12. Increased publications/presentations by SMU faculty at international,national, or regional level Academic Year Increased Faculty publications (peer reviewed), presentations, poster, honors, awards at the international or national level for the academic year
Green - 10% and above increase over previous academic year
Yellow - Less than 10% increase over previous academic year
Red - No increase over previous academic year
Red
13. Course Evaluation Ratings - Courses Semester Number of programs on student evaluations with MEDIAN course rating between 4 - 5 (very good or excellent)
Green - All programs with a median rating above 4
Yellow - One program with a median rating below 4
Red - More than one program with a median rating below 4
Black
14. Course Evaluation Ratings - Faculty Semester Number of programs on student evaluations with MEDIAN faculty rating between 4 - 5 (very good or excellent)
Green - All programs with a median rating above 4
Yellow - One program with a median rating below 4
Red - More than one program with a median rating below 4
Black
New 13 and 14. Course Evaluation Ratings - Faculty
Note: Due to implementation of a completely new system of faculty/course evaluations, indicator 13 and 14 have been disabled. A new indicator appears below indicator 14 related to course/faculty evaluations.
Semester Number of programs on student evaluations with MEDIAN faculty rating between 4 - 5 (very good or excellent)
Green - All programs with a median rating above 4
Yellow - One program with a median rating below 4
Red - More than one program with a median rating below 4
Yellow
15. Progress on Strategic Objectives   Tasks done or on target by end of revision period
Green - 90% done or on target
Yellow - 80% - 89% done or on target
Red - 79% or less done or on target
Yellow
16. Audit adjustments and findings YTD Episodic Number of notable items
Green - no items
Yellow - 1-2 items
Red - 3 or more items
17. Substantive accreditation issues Episodic Number of programs in good standing
Green - all programs
Yellow - any program with substantive citations
Red - any program on probation or threat to SMU regional accreditation

Yellow

Last Update: June 20, 2012

The SMU Dashboard is maintained by the Department of Institutional Research. Data are derived from various institutional sources and are compiled by IR for the Dashboard.
May

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Indicator Frequency Standard Rating
1. Academic programs meeting budgeted contribution margins Monthly

Within greater of 10% of budgeted contribution margin
Green - Total variance is positive and 8 of 12 major programs are positive
Yellow - Total variance is positive and fewer than 8 major programs are positive
Red - Total variance is negative

Green
2. Overall institutional YTD financial performance Monthly Net operating income at or above budget
Green - at or above budget
Yellow - Between 1- 5% below budget
Red - 6+% below budget
3. Prior month financial performance Monthly Net operating income at or above budget
Green - at or above budget
Yellow - Between 1- 5% below budget
Red - 6+% below budget
4. Annual fund raising target progress YTD: ($2.6 million for 2011) Monthly Comparison with historical average of % funds received by month.
Green - 100% of historical average YTD
Yellow - 95% -100%
Red - below 95%
Yellow
5. Programs with mandatory licensure/certification at or above target first-time pass rate Monthly First-time test takers pass at rates of 3 percentage points above national average for their discipline
Green - all programs at target
Yellow - 1-3 below target
Red - 4 below target
Green
6. Enrollment projections indicate that programs are likely to meet targeted enrollments Monthly Total number of applications for each program indicates that target enrollment will be met
Green - all programs on track to meet target enrollment
Yellow - 1-2 programs are below target
Red - 3 or more programs are below target
Green
7. Yield Semester   Gray
8. Regular faculty turnover rate for rolling 12-month period Monthly

Turnover remains within target turnover rate of 2%.
Green - Two percent and less
Yellow - 2%-4%
Red - greater than 4%

Green
9. Staff (half-time or greater) turnover rate for rolling 12-month period Monthly Turnover remains within target turnover rate of 2%.
Green - Two percent and less
Yellow - 2%-4%
Red - greater than 4%
Gray
10. Regular faculty and staff turnover rate for rolling 12-month period for people of color Academic Year   Green
11. Increased recognition through unpaid mentions of SMU in national and regional media Monthly Monthly average number of national/regional media mentions for the past three-month period
Green - monthly average 10 or higher
Yellow - monthly average higher than 5, lower than 10
Red - monthly average 5 or lower
Green
12. Increased publications/presentations by SMU faculty at international,national, or regional level Academic Year Increased Faculty publications (peer reviewed), presentations, poster, honors, awards at the international or national level for the academic year
Green - 10% and above increase over previous academic year
Yellow - Less than 10% increase over previous academic year
Red - No increase over previous academic year
Red
13. Course Evaluation Ratings - Courses Semester Number of programs on student evaluations with MEDIAN course rating between 4 - 5 (very good or excellent)
Green - All programs with a median rating above 4
Yellow - One program with a median rating below 4
Red - More than one program with a median rating below 4
Green
14. Course Evaluation Ratings - Faculty Semester Number of programs on student evaluations with MEDIAN faculty rating between 4 - 5 (very good or excellent)
Green - All programs with a median rating above 4
Yellow - One program with a median rating below 4
Red - More than one program with a median rating below 4
Yellow
15. Progress on Strategic Objectives   Tasks done or on target by end of revision period
Green - 90% done or on target
Yellow - 80% - 89% done or on target
Red - 79% or less done or on target
Yellow
16. Audit adjustments and findings YTD Episodic Number of notable items
Green - no items
Yellow - 1-2 items
Red - 3 or more items
Green
17. Substantive accreditation issues Episodic Number of programs in good standing
Green - all programs
Yellow - any program with substantive citations
Red - any program on probation or threat to SMU regional accreditation

Yellow

Last Update: May 20, 2012

The SMU Dashboard is maintained by the Department of Institutional Research. Data are derived from various institutional sources and are compiled by IR for the Dashboard.
April

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Indicator Frequency Standard Rating
1. Academic programs meeting budgeted contribution margins Monthly

Within greater of 10% of budgeted contribution margin
Green - Total variance is positive and 8 of 12 major programs are positive
Yellow - Total variance is positive and fewer than 8 major programs are positive
Red - Total variance is negative

Green
2. Overall institutional YTD financial performance Monthly Net operating income at or above budget
Green - at or above budget
Yellow - Between 1- 5% below budget
Red - 6+% below budget
3. Prior month financial performance Monthly Net operating income at or above budget
Green - at or above budget
Yellow - Between 1- 5% below budget
Red - 6+% below budget
4. Annual fund raising target progress YTD: ($2.6 million for 2011) Monthly Comparison with historical average of % funds received by month.
Green - 100% of historical average YTD
Yellow - 95% -100%
Red - below 95%
Yellow
5. Programs with mandatory licensure/certification at or above target first-time pass rate Monthly First-time test takers pass at rates of 3 percentage points above national average for their discipline
Green - all programs at target
Yellow - 1-3 below target
Red - 4 below target
Green
6. Enrollment projections indicate that programs are likely to meet targeted enrollments Monthly Total number of applications for each program indicates that target enrollment will be met
Green - all programs on track to meet target enrollment
Yellow - 1-2 programs are below target
Red - 3 or more programs are below target
Green
7. Yield Semester   Gray
8. Regular faculty turnover rate for rolling 12-month period Monthly

Turnover remains within target turnover rate of 2%.
Green - Two percent and less
Yellow - 2%-4%
Red - greater than 4%

Green
9. Staff (half-time or greater) turnover rate for rolling 12-month period Monthly Turnover remains within target turnover rate of 2%.
Green - Two percent and less
Yellow - 2%-4%
Red - greater than 4%
Gray
10. Regular faculty and staff turnover rate for rolling 12-month period for people of color Academic Year   Green
11. Increased recognition through unpaid mentions of SMU in national and regional media Monthly Monthly average number of national/regional media mentions for the past three-month period
Green - monthly average 10 or higher
Yellow - monthly average higher than 5, lower than 10
Red - monthly average 5 or lower
Green
12. Increased publications/presentations by SMU faculty at international,national, or regional level Academic Year Increased Faculty publications (peer reviewed), presentations, poster, honors, awards at the international or national level for the academic year
Green - 10% and above increase over previous academic year
Yellow - Less than 10% increase over previous academic year
Red - No increase over previous academic year
Red
13. Course Evaluation Ratings - Courses Semester Number of programs on student evaluations with MEDIAN course rating between 4 - 5 (very good or excellent)
Green - All programs with a median rating above 4
Yellow - One program with a median rating below 4
Red - More than one program with a median rating below 4
Green
14. Course Evaluation Ratings - Faculty Semester Number of programs on student evaluations with MEDIAN faculty rating between 4 - 5 (very good or excellent)
Green - All programs with a median rating above 4
Yellow - One program with a median rating below 4
Red - More than one program with a median rating below 4
Yellow
15. Progress on Strategic Objectives   Tasks done or on target by end of revision period
Green - 90% done or on target
Yellow - 80% - 89% done or on target
Red - 79% or less done or on target
Yellow
16. Audit adjustments and findings YTD Episodic Number of notable items
Green - no items
Yellow - 1-2 items
Red - 3 or more items
Green
17. Substantive accreditation issues Episodic Number of programs in good standing
Green - all programs
Yellow - any program with substantive citations
Red - any program on probation or threat to SMU regional accreditation

Yellow

Last Update: April 20, 2012

The SMU Dashboard is maintained by the Department of Institutional Research. Data are derived from various institutional sources and are compiled by IR for the Dashboard.
March

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Indicator Frequency Standard Rating
1. Academic programs meeting budgeted contribution margins Monthly

Within greater of 10% of budgeted contribution margin
Green - Total variance is positive and 8 of 12 major programs are positive
Yellow - Total variance is positive and fewer than 8 major programs are positive
Red - Total variance is negative

Green
2. Overall institutional YTD financial performance Monthly Net operating income at or above budget
Green - at or above budget
Yellow - Between 1- 5% below budget
Red - 6+% below budget
3. Prior month financial performance Monthly Net operating income at or above budget
Green - at or above budget
Yellow - Between 1- 5% below budget
Red - 6+% below budget
4. Annual fund raising target progress YTD: ($2.6 million for 2011) Monthly Comparison with historical average of % funds received by month.
Green - 100% of historical average YTD
Yellow - 95% -100%
Red - below 95%
Green
5. Programs with mandatory licensure/certification at or above target first-time pass rate Monthly First-time test takers pass at rates of 3 percentage points above national average for their discipline
Green - all programs at target
Yellow - 1-3 below target
Red - 4 below target
Green
6. Enrollment projections indicate that programs are likely to meet targeted enrollments Monthly Total number of applications for each program indicates that target enrollment will be met
Green - all programs on track to meet target enrollment
Yellow - 1-2 programs are below target
Red - 3 or more programs are below target
Green
7. Yield Semester   Gray
8. Regular faculty turnover rate for rolling 12-month period Monthly

Turnover remains within target turnover rate of 2%.
Green - Two percent and less
Yellow - 2%-4%
Red - greater than 4%

Green
9. Staff (half-time or greater) turnover rate for rolling 12-month period Monthly Turnover remains within target turnover rate of 2%.
Green - Two percent and less
Yellow - 2%-4%
Red - greater than 4%
Gray
10. Regular faculty and staff turnover rate for rolling 12-month period for people of color Academic Year   Green
11. Increased recognition through unpaid mentions of SMU in national and regional media Monthly Monthly average number of national/regional media mentions for the past three-month period
Green - monthly average 10 or higher
Yellow - monthly average higher than 5, lower than 10
Red - monthly average 5 or lower
Green
12. Increased publications/presentations by SMU faculty at international,national, or regional level Academic Year Increased Faculty publications (peer reviewed), presentations, poster, honors, awards at the international or national level for the academic year
Green - 10% and above increase over previous academic year
Yellow - Less than 10% increase over previous academic year
Red - No increase over previous academic year
Red
13. Course Evaluation Ratings - Courses Semester Number of programs on student evaluations with MEDIAN course rating between 4 - 5 (very good or excellent)
Green - All programs with a median rating above 4
Yellow - One program with a median rating below 4
Red - More than one program with a median rating below 4
Green
14. Course Evaluation Ratings - Faculty Semester Number of programs on student evaluations with MEDIAN faculty rating between 4 - 5 (very good or excellent)
Green - All programs with a median rating above 4
Yellow - One program with a median rating below 4
Red - More than one program with a median rating below 4
Yellow
15. Progress on Strategic Objectives   Tasks done or on target by end of revision period
Green - 90% done or on target
Yellow - 80% - 89% done or on target
Red - 79% or less done or on target
Yellow
16. Audit adjustments and findings YTD Episodic Number of notable items
Green - no items
Yellow - 1-2 items
Red - 3 or more items
Green
17. Substantive accreditation issues Episodic Number of programs in good standing
Green - all programs
Yellow - any program with substantive citations
Red - any program on probation or threat to SMU regional accreditation

Green

Last Update: March 20, 2012

The SMU Dashboard is maintained by the Department of Institutional Research. Data are derived from various institutional sources and are compiled by IR for the Dashboard.
February

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Indicator Frequency Standard Rating
1. Academic programs meeting budgeted contribution margins Monthly

Within greater of 10% of budgeted contribution margin
Green - Total variance is positive and 8 of 12 major programs are positive
Yellow - Total variance is positive and fewer than 8 major programs are positive
Red - Total variance is negative

Green
2. Overall institutional YTD financial performance Monthly Net operating income at or above budget
Green - at or above budget
Yellow - Between 1- 5% below budget
Red - 6+% below budget
Green
3. Prior month financial performance Monthly Net operating income at or above budget
Green - at or above budget
Yellow - Between 1- 5% below budget
Red - 6+% below budget
Green
4. Annual fund raising target progress YTD: ($2.6 million for 2011) Monthly Comparison with historical average of % funds received by month.
Green - 100% of historical average YTD
Yellow - 95% -100%
Red - below 95%
Red
5. Programs with mandatory licensure/certification at or above target first-time pass rate Monthly First-time test takers pass at rates of 3 percentage points above national average for their discipline
Green - all programs at target
Yellow - 1-3 below target
Red - 4 below target
Yellow
6. Enrollment projections indicate that programs are likely to meet targeted enrollments Monthly Total number of applications for each program indicates that target enrollment will be met
Green - all programs on track to meet target enrollment
Yellow - 1-2 programs are below target
Red - 3 or more programs are below target
Yellow
7. Yield Semester   Gray
8. Regular faculty turnover rate for rolling 12-month period Monthly

Turnover remains within target turnover rate of 2%.
Green - Two percent and less
Yellow - 2%-4%
Red - greater than 4%

Green
9. Staff (half-time or greater) turnover rate for rolling 12-month period Monthly Turnover remains within target turnover rate of 2%.
Green - Two percent and less
Yellow - 2%-4%
Red - greater than 4%
Green
10. Regular faculty and staff turnover rate for rolling 12-month period for people of color Academic Year   Gray
11. Increased recognition through unpaid mentions of SMU in national and regional media Monthly Monthly average number of national/regional media mentions for the past three-month period
Green - monthly average 10 or higher
Yellow - monthly average higher than 5, lower than 10
Red - monthly average 5 or lower
Green
12. Increased publications/presentations by SMU faculty at international,national, or regional level Academic Year Increased Faculty publications (peer reviewed), presentations, poster, honors, awards at the international or national level for the academic year
Green - 10% and above increase over previous academic year
Yellow - Less than 10% increase over previous academic year
Red - No increase over previous academic year
Green
13. Course Evaluation Ratings - Courses Semester Number of programs on student evaluations with MEDIAN course rating between 4 - 5 (very good or excellent)
Green - All programs with a median rating above 4
Yellow - One program with a median rating below 4
Red - More than one program with a median rating below 4
Yellow
14. Course Evaluation Ratings - Faculty Semester Number of programs on student evaluations with MEDIAN faculty rating between 4 - 5 (very good or excellent)
Green - All programs with a median rating above 4
Yellow - One program with a median rating below 4
Red - More than one program with a median rating below 4
Green
15. Progress on Strategic Objectives   Tasks done or on target by end of revision period
Green - 90% done or on target
Yellow - 80% - 89% done or on target
Red - 79% or less done or on target
Green
16. Audit adjustments and findings YTD Episodic Number of notable items
Green - no items
Yellow - 1-2 items
Red - 3 or more items
Yellow
17. Substantive accreditation issues Episodic Number of programs in good standing
Green - all programs
Yellow - any program with substantive citations
Red - any program on probation or threat to SMU regional accreditation

Green

Last Update: February 20, 2012

The SMU Dashboard is maintained by the Department of Institutional Research. Data are derived from various institutional sources and are compiled by IR for the Dashboard.
January

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Indicator Frequency Standard Rating
1. Academic programs meeting budgeted contribution margins Monthly

Within greater of 10% of budgeted contribution margin
Green - Total variance is positive and 8 of 12 major programs are positive
Yellow - Total variance is positive and fewer than 8 major programs are positive
Red - Total variance is negative

Green
2. Overall institutional YTD financial performance Monthly Net operating income at or above budget
Green - at or above budget
Yellow - Between 1- 5% below budget
Red - 6+% below budget
3. Prior month financial performance Monthly Net operating income at or above budget
Green - at or above budget
Yellow - Between 1- 5% below budget
Red - 6+% below budget
4. Annual fund raising target progress YTD: ($2.6 million for 2011) Monthly Comparison with historical average of % funds received by month.
Green - 100% of historical average YTD
Yellow - 95% -100%
Red - below 95%
Green
5. Programs with mandatory licensure/certification at or above target first-time pass rate Monthly First-time test takers pass at rates of 3 percentage points above national average for their discipline
Green - all programs at target
Yellow - 1-3 below target
Red - 4 below target
Green
6. Enrollment projections indicate that programs are likely to meet targeted enrollments Monthly Total number of applications for each program indicates that target enrollment will be met
Green - all programs on track to meet target enrollment
Yellow - 1-2 programs are below target
Red - 3 or more programs are below target
Green
7. Yield Semester   Gray
8. Regular faculty turnover rate for rolling 12-month period Monthly

Turnover remains within target turnover rate of 2%.
Green - Two percent and less
Yellow - 2%-4%
Red - greater than 4%

Green
9. Staff (half-time or greater) turnover rate for rolling 12-month period Monthly Turnover remains within target turnover rate of 2%.
Green - Two percent and less
Yellow - 2%-4%
Red - greater than 4%
Gray
10. Regular faculty and staff turnover rate for rolling 12-month period for people of color Academic Year   Green
11. Increased recognition through unpaid mentions of SMU in national and regional media Monthly Monthly average number of national/regional media mentions for the past three-month period
Green - monthly average 10 or higher
Yellow - monthly average higher than 5, lower than 10
Red - monthly average 5 or lower
Green
12. Increased publications/presentations by SMU faculty at international,national, or regional level Academic Year Increased Faculty publications (peer reviewed), presentations, poster, honors, awards at the international or national level for the academic year
Green - 10% and above increase over previous academic year
Yellow - Less than 10% increase over previous academic year
Red - No increase over previous academic year
Red
13. Course Evaluation Ratings - Courses Semester Number of programs on student evaluations with MEDIAN course rating between 4 - 5 (very good or excellent)
Green - All programs with a median rating above 4
Yellow - One program with a median rating below 4
Red - More than one program with a median rating below 4
Green
14. Course Evaluation Ratings - Faculty Semester Number of programs on student evaluations with MEDIAN faculty rating between 4 - 5 (very good or excellent)
Green - All programs with a median rating above 4
Yellow - One program with a median rating below 4
Red - More than one program with a median rating below 4
Yellow
15. Progress on Strategic Objectives   Tasks done or on target by end of revision period
Green - 90% done or on target
Yellow - 80% - 89% done or on target
Red - 79% or less done or on target
Yellow
16. Audit adjustments and findings YTD Episodic Number of notable items
Green - no items
Yellow - 1-2 items
Red - 3 or more items
17. Substantive accreditation issues Episodic Number of programs in good standing
Green - all programs
Yellow - any program with substantive citations
Red - any program on probation or threat to SMU regional accreditation

Yellow

Last Update: January 20, 2012

The SMU Dashboard is maintained by the Department of Institutional Research. Data are derived from various institutional sources and are compiled by IR for the Dashboard.

2011

December

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Indicator Frequency Standard Rating
1. Academic programs meeting budgeted contribution margins Monthly

Within greater of 10% of budgeted contribution margin
Green - Total variance is positive and 8 of 12 major programs are positive
Yellow - Total variance is positive and fewer than 8 major programs are positive
Red - Total variance is negative

Green
2. Overall institutional YTD financial performance Monthly Net operating income at or above budget
Green - at or above budget
Yellow - Between 1- 5% below budget
Red - 6+% below budget
3. Prior month financial performance Monthly Net operating income at or above budget
Green - at or above budget
Yellow - Between 1- 5% below budget
Red - 6+% below budget
4. Annual fund raising target progress YTD: ($2.6 million for 2011) Monthly Comparison with historical average of % funds received by month.
Green - 100% of historical average YTD
Yellow - 95% -100%
Red - below 95%
Green
5. Programs with mandatory licensure/certification at or above target first-time pass rate Monthly First-time test takers pass at rates of 3 percentage points above national average for their discipline
Green - all programs at target
Yellow - 1-3 below target
Red - 4 below target
Green
6. Enrollment projections indicate that programs are likely to meet targeted enrollments Monthly Total number of applications for each program indicates that target enrollment will be met
Green - all programs on track to meet target enrollment
Yellow - 1-2 programs are below target
Red - 3 or more programs are below target
Green
7. Yield Semester   Gray
8. Regular faculty turnover rate for rolling 12-month period Monthly

Turnover remains within target turnover rate of 2%.
Green - Two percent and less
Yellow - 2%-4%
Red - greater than 4%

Green
9. Staff (half-time or greater) turnover rate for rolling 12-month period Monthly Turnover remains within target turnover rate of 2%.
Green - Two percent and less
Yellow - 2%-4%
Red - greater than 4%
Gray
10. Regular faculty and staff turnover rate for rolling 12-month period for people of color Academic Year   Green
11. Increased recognition through unpaid mentions of SMU in national and regional media Monthly Monthly average number of national/regional media mentions for the past three-month period
Green - monthly average 10 or higher
Yellow - monthly average higher than 5, lower than 10
Red - monthly average 5 or lower
Green
12. Increased publications/presentations by SMU faculty at international,national, or regional level Academic Year Increased Faculty publications (peer reviewed), presentations, poster, honors, awards at the international or national level for the academic year
Green - 10% and above increase over previous academic year
Yellow - Less than 10% increase over previous academic year
Red - No increase over previous academic year
Red
13. Course Evaluation Ratings - Courses Semester Number of programs on student evaluations with MEDIAN course rating between 4 - 5 (very good or excellent)
Green - All programs with a median rating above 4
Yellow - One program with a median rating below 4
Red - More than one program with a median rating below 4
Green
14. Course Evaluation Ratings - Faculty Semester Number of programs on student evaluations with MEDIAN faculty rating between 4 - 5 (very good or excellent)
Green - All programs with a median rating above 4
Yellow - One program with a median rating below 4
Red - More than one program with a median rating below 4
Yellow
15. Progress on Strategic Objectives   Tasks done or on target by end of revision period
Green - 90% done or on target
Yellow - 80% - 89% done or on target
Red - 79% or less done or on target
Yellow
16. Audit adjustments and findings YTD Episodic Number of notable items
Green - no items
Yellow - 1-2 items
Red - 3 or more items
17. Substantive accreditation issues Episodic Number of programs in good standing
Green - all programs
Yellow - any program with substantive citations
Red - any program on probation or threat to SMU regional accreditation

Yellow

Last Update: December 21, 2011

The SMU Dashboard is maintained by the Department of Institutional Research. Data are derived from various institutional sources and are compiled by IR for the Dashboard.
November

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Indicator Frequency Standard Rating
1. Academic programs meeting budgeted contribution margins Monthly

Within greater of 10% of budgeted contribution margin
Green - Total variance is positive and 8 of 12 major programs are positive
Yellow - Total variance is positive and fewer than 8 major programs are positive
Red - Total variance is negative

Green
2. Overall institutional YTD financial performance Monthly Net operating income at or above budget
Green - at or above budget
Yellow - Between 1- 5% below budget
Red - 6+% below budget
Green
3. Prior month financial performance Monthly Net operating income at or above budget
Green - at or above budget
Yellow - Between 1- 5% below budget
Red - 6+% below budget
Green
4. Annual fund raising target progress YTD: ($2.6 million for 2011) Monthly Comparison with historical average of % funds received by month.
Green - 100% of historical average YTD
Yellow - 95% -100%
Red - below 95%
Green
5. Programs with mandatory licensure/certification at or above target first-time pass rate Monthly First-time test takers pass at rates of 3 percentage points above national average for their discipline
Green - all programs at target
Yellow - 1-3 below target
Red - 4 below target
Green
6. Enrollment projections indicate that programs are likely to meet targeted enrollments Monthly Total number of applications for each program indicates that target enrollment will be met
Green - all programs on track to meet target enrollment
Yellow - 1-2 programs are below target
Red - 3 or more programs are below target
Green
7. Yield Semester   Gray
8. Regular faculty turnover rate for rolling 12-month period Monthly

Turnover remains within target turnover rate of 2%.
Green - Two percent and less
Yellow - 2%-4%
Red - greater than 4%

Green
9. Staff (half-time or greater) turnover rate for rolling 12-month period Monthly Turnover remains within target turnover rate of 2%.
Green - Two percent and less
Yellow - 2%-4%
Red - greater than 4%
Gray
10. Regular faculty and staff turnover rate for rolling 12-month period for people of color Academic Year   Green
11. Increased recognition through unpaid mentions of SMU in national and regional media Monthly Monthly average number of national/regional media mentions for the past three-month period
Green - monthly average 10 or higher
Yellow - monthly average higher than 5, lower than 10
Red - monthly average 5 or lower
Green
12. Increased publications/presentations by SMU faculty at international,national, or regional level Academic Year Increased Faculty publications (peer reviewed), presentations, poster, honors, awards at the international or national level for the academic year
Green - 10% and above increase over previous academic year
Yellow - Less than 10% increase over previous academic year
Red - No increase over previous academic year
Red
13. Course Evaluation Ratings - Courses Semester Number of programs on student evaluations with MEDIAN course rating between 4 - 5 (very good or excellent)
Green - All programs with a median rating above 4
Yellow - One program with a median rating below 4
Red - More than one program with a median rating below 4
Green
14. Course Evaluation Ratings - Faculty Semester Number of programs on student evaluations with MEDIAN faculty rating between 4 - 5 (very good or excellent)
Green - All programs with a median rating above 4
Yellow - One program with a median rating below 4
Red - More than one program with a median rating below 4
Yellow
15. Progress on Strategic Objectives   Tasks done or on target by end of revision period
Green - 90% done or on target
Yellow - 80% - 89% done or on target
Red - 79% or less done or on target
Yellow
16. Audit adjustments and findings YTD Episodic Number of notable items
Green - no items
Yellow - 1-2 items
Red - 3 or more items
Green
17. Substantive accreditation issues Episodic Number of programs in good standing
Green - all programs
Yellow - any program with substantive citations
Red - any program on probation or threat to SMU regional accreditation

Yellow

Last Update: November 16, 2011

The SMU Dashboard is maintained by the Department of Institutional Research. Data are derived from various institutional sources and are compiled by IR for the Dashboard.
October

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Indicator Frequency Standard Rating
1. Academic programs meeting budgeted contribution margins Monthly

Within greater of 10% of budgeted contribution margin
Green - Total variance is positive and 8 of 12 major programs are positive
Yellow - Total variance is positive and fewer than 8 major programs are positive
Red - Total variance is negative

Green
2. Overall institutional YTD financial performance Monthly Net operating income at or above budget
Green - at or above budget
Yellow - Between 1- 5% below budget
Red - 6+% below budget
Green
3. Prior month financial performance Monthly Net operating income at or above budget
Green - at or above budget
Yellow - Between 1- 5% below budget
Red - 6+% below budget
Green
4. Annual fund raising target progress YTD: ($2.6 million for 2011) Monthly Comparison with historical average of % funds received by month.
Green - 100% of historical average YTD
Yellow - 95% -100%
Red - below 95%
Green
5. Programs with mandatory licensure/certification at or above target first-time pass rate Monthly First-time test takers pass at rates of 3 percentage points above national average for their discipline
Green - all programs at target
Yellow - 1-3 below target
Red - 4 below target
Green
6. Enrollment projections indicate that programs are likely to meet targeted enrollments Monthly Total number of applications for each program indicates that target enrollment will be met
Green - all programs on track to meet target enrollment
Yellow - 1-2 programs are below target
Red - 3 or more programs are below target
Green
7. Yield Semester   Gray
8. Regular faculty turnover rate for rolling 12-month period Monthly

Turnover remains within target turnover rate of 2%.
Green - Two percent and less
Yellow - 2%-4%
Red - greater than 4%

Green
9. Staff (half-time or greater) turnover rate for rolling 12-month period Monthly Turnover remains within target turnover rate of 2%.
Green - Two percent and less
Yellow - 2%-4%
Red - greater than 4%
Gray
10. Regular faculty and staff turnover rate for rolling 12-month period for people of color Academic Year   Green
11. Increased recognition through unpaid mentions of SMU in national and regional media Monthly Monthly average number of national/regional media mentions for the past three-month period
Green - monthly average 10 or higher
Yellow - monthly average higher than 5, lower than 10
Red - monthly average 5 or lower
Green
12. Increased publications/presentations by SMU faculty at international,national, or regional level Academic Year Increased Faculty publications (peer reviewed), presentations, poster, honors, awards at the international or national level for the academic year
Green - 10% and above increase over previous academic year
Yellow - Less than 10% increase over previous academic year
Red - No increase over previous academic year
Red
13. Course Evaluation Ratings - Courses Semester Number of programs on student evaluations with MEDIAN course rating between 4 - 5 (very good or excellent)
Green - All programs with a median rating above 4
Yellow - One program with a median rating below 4
Red - More than one program with a median rating below 4
Green
14. Course Evaluation Ratings - Faculty Semester Number of programs on student evaluations with MEDIAN faculty rating between 4 - 5 (very good or excellent)
Green - All programs with a median rating above 4
Yellow - One program with a median rating below 4
Red - More than one program with a median rating below 4
Yellow
15. Progress on Strategic Objectives   Tasks done or on target by end of revision period
Green - 90% done or on target
Yellow - 80% - 89% done or on target
Red - 79% or less done or on target
Yellow
16. Audit adjustments and findings YTD Episodic Number of notable items
Green - no items
Yellow - 1-2 items
Red - 3 or more items
Yellow
17. Substantive accreditation issues Episodic Number of programs in good standing
Green - all programs
Yellow - any program with substantive citations
Red - any program on probation or threat to SMU regional accreditation

Yellow

Last Update: October 20, 2011

The SMU Dashboard is maintained by the Department of Institutional Research. Data are derived from various institutional sources and are compiled by IR for the Dashboard.
September

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Indicator Frequency Standard Rating
1. Academic programs meeting budgeted contribution margins Monthly

Within greater of 10% of budgeted contribution margin
Green - Total variance is positive and 8 of 12 major programs are positive
Yellow - Total variance is positive and fewer than 8 major programs are positive
Red - Total variance is negative

Green
2. Overall institutional YTD financial performance Monthly Net operating income at or above budget
Green - at or above budget
Yellow - Between 1- 5% below budget
Red - 6+% below budget
Green
3. Prior month financial performance Monthly Net operating income at or above budget
Green - at or above budget
Yellow - Between 1- 5% below budget
Red - 6+% below budget
Green
4. Annual fund raising target progress YTD: ($2.6 million for 2011) Monthly Comparison with historical average of % funds received by month.
Green - 100% of historical average YTD
Yellow - 95% -100%
Red - below 95%
Green
5. Programs with mandatory licensure/certification at or above target first-time pass rate Monthly First-time test takers pass at rates of 3 percentage points above national average for their discipline
Green - all programs at target
Yellow - 1-3 below target
Red - 4 below target
Green
6. Enrollment projections indicate that programs are likely to meet targeted enrollments Monthly Total number of applications for each program indicates that target enrollment will be met
Green - all programs on track to meet target enrollment
Yellow - 1-2 programs are below target
Red - 3 or more programs are below target
Green
7. Yield Semester   Gray
8. Regular faculty turnover rate for rolling 12-month period Monthly

Turnover remains within target turnover rate of 2%.
Green - Two percent and less
Yellow - 2%-4%
Red - greater than 4%

Green
9. Staff (half-time or greater) turnover rate for rolling 12-month period Monthly Turnover remains within target turnover rate of 2%.
Green - Two percent and less
Yellow - 2%-4%
Red - greater than 4%
Gray
10. Regular faculty and staff turnover rate for rolling 12-month period for people of color Academic Year   Green
11. Increased recognition through unpaid mentions of SMU in national and regional media Monthly Monthly average number of national/regional media mentions for the past three-month period
Green - monthly average 10 or higher
Yellow - monthly average higher than 5, lower than 10
Red - monthly average 5 or lower
Green
12. Increased publications/presentations by SMU faculty at international,national, or regional level Academic Year Increased Faculty publications (peer reviewed), presentations, poster, honors, awards at the international or national level for the academic year
Green - 10% and above increase over previous academic year
Yellow - Less than 10% increase over previous academic year
Red - No increase over previous academic year
Red
13. Course Evaluation Ratings - Courses Semester Number of programs on student evaluations with MEDIAN course rating between 4 - 5 (very good or excellent)
Green - All programs with a median rating above 4
Yellow - One program with a median rating below 4
Red - More than one program with a median rating below 4
Green
14. Course Evaluation Ratings - Faculty Semester Number of programs on student evaluations with MEDIAN faculty rating between 4 - 5 (very good or excellent)
Green - All programs with a median rating above 4
Yellow - One program with a median rating below 4
Red - More than one program with a median rating below 4
Yellow
15. Progress on Strategic Objectives   Tasks done or on target by end of revision period
Green - 90% done or on target
Yellow - 80% - 89% done or on target
Red - 79% or less done or on target
Yellow
16. Audit adjustments and findings YTD Episodic Number of notable items
Green - no items
Yellow - 1-2 items
Red - 3 or more items
Yellow
17. Substantive accreditation issues Episodic Number of programs in good standing
Green - all programs
Yellow - any program with substantive citations
Red - any program on probation or threat to SMU regional accreditation

Yellow

Last Update: September 27, 2011

The SMU Dashboard is maintained by the Department of Institutional Research. Data are derived from various institutional sources and are compiled by IR for the Dashboard.
August

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Indicator Frequency Standard Rating
1. Academic programs meeting budgeted contribution margins Monthly

Within greater of 10% of budgeted contribution margin
Green - Total variance is positive and 8 of 12 major programs are positive
Yellow - Total variance is positive and fewer than 8 major programs are positive
Red - Total variance is negative

Green
2. Overall institutional YTD financial performance Monthly Net operating income at or above budget
Green - at or above budget
Yellow - Between 1- 5% below budget
Red - 6+% below budget
Green
3. Prior month financial performance Monthly Net operating income at or above budget
Green - at or above budget
Yellow - Between 1- 5% below budget
Red - 6+% below budget
Green
4. Annual fund raising target progress YTD: ($2.6 million for 2011) Monthly Comparison with historical average of % funds received by month.
Green - 100% of historical average YTD
Yellow - 95% -100%
Red - below 95%
Green
5. Programs with mandatory licensure/certification at or above target first-time pass rate Monthly First-time test takers pass at rates of 3 percentage points above national average for their discipline
Green - all programs at target
Yellow - 1-3 below target
Red - 4 below target
Green
6. Enrollment projections indicate that programs are likely to meet targeted enrollments Monthly Total number of applications for each program indicates that target enrollment will be met
Green - all programs on track to meet target enrollment
Yellow - 1-2 programs are below target
Red - 3 or more programs are below target
Green
7. Yield Semester   Gray
8. Regular faculty turnover rate for rolling 12-month period Monthly

Turnover remains within target turnover rate of 2%.
Green - Two percent and less
Yellow - 2%-4%
Red - greater than 4%

Green
9. Staff (half-time or greater) turnover rate for rolling 12-month period Monthly Turnover remains within target turnover rate of 2%.
Green - Two percent and less
Yellow - 2%-4%
Red - greater than 4%
Gray
10. Regular faculty and staff turnover rate for rolling 12-month period for people of color Academic Year   Green
11. Increased recognition through unpaid mentions of SMU in national and regional media Monthly Monthly average number of national/regional media mentions for the past three-month period
Green - monthly average 10 or higher
Yellow - monthly average higher than 5, lower than 10
Red - monthly average 5 or lower
Green
12. Increased publications/presentations by SMU faculty at international,national, or regional level Academic Year Increased Faculty publications (peer reviewed), presentations, poster, honors, awards at the international or national level for the academic year
Green - 10% and above increase over previous academic year
Yellow - Less than 10% increase over previous academic year
Red - No increase over previous academic year
Red
13. Course Evaluation Ratings - Courses Semester Number of programs on student evaluations with MEDIAN course rating between 4 - 5 (very good or excellent)
Green - All programs with a median rating above 4
Yellow - One program with a median rating below 4
Red - More than one program with a median rating below 4
Green
14. Course Evaluation Ratings - Faculty Semester Number of programs on student evaluations with MEDIAN faculty rating between 4 - 5 (very good or excellent)
Green - All programs with a median rating above 4
Yellow - One program with a median rating below 4
Red - More than one program with a median rating below 4
Yellow
15. Progress on Strategic Objectives   Tasks done or on target by end of revision period
Green - 90% done or on target
Yellow - 80% - 89% done or on target
Red - 79% or less done or on target
Yellow
16. Audit adjustments and findings YTD Episodic Number of notable items
Green - no items
Yellow - 1-2 items
Red - 3 or more items
Yellow
17. Substantive accreditation issues Episodic Number of programs in good standing
Green - all programs
Yellow - any program with substantive citations
Red - any program on probation or threat to SMU regional accreditation

Yellow

Last Update: August 16, 2011

The SMU Dashboard is maintained by the Department of Institutional Research. Data are derived from various institutional sources and are compiled by IR for the Dashboard.
July

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Indicator Frequency Standard Rating
1. Academic programs meeting budgeted contribution margins Monthly

Within greater of 10% of budgeted contribution margin
Green - Total variance is positive and 8 of 12 major programs are positive
Yellow - Total variance is positive and fewer than 8 major programs are positive
Red - Total variance is negative

Green
2. Overall institutional YTD financial performance Monthly Net operating income at or above budget
Green - at or above budget
Yellow - Between 1- 5% below budget
Red - 6+% below budget
Green
3. Prior month financial performance Monthly Net operating income at or above budget
Green - at or above budget
Yellow - Between 1- 5% below budget
Red - 6+% below budget
Green
4. Annual fund raising target progress YTD: ($2.6 million for 2011) Monthly Comparison with historical average of % funds received by month.
Green - 100% of historical average YTD
Yellow - 95% -100%
Red - below 95%
Green
5. Programs with mandatory licensure/certification at or above target first-time pass rate Monthly First-time test takers pass at rates of 3 percentage points above national average for their discipline
Green - all programs at target
Yellow - 1-3 below target
Red - 4 below target
Green
6. Enrollment projections indicate that programs are likely to meet targeted enrollments Monthly Total number of applications for each program indicates that target enrollment will be met
Green - all programs on track to meet target enrollment
Yellow - 1-2 programs are below target
Red - 3 or more programs are below target
Green
7. Yield Semester   Gray
8. Regular faculty turnover rate for rolling 12-month period Monthly

Turnover remains within target turnover rate of 2%.
Green - Two percent and less
Yellow - 2%-4%
Red - greater than 4%

Green
9. Staff (half-time or greater) turnover rate for rolling 12-month period Monthly Turnover remains within target turnover rate of 2%.
Green - Two percent and less
Yellow - 2%-4%
Red - greater than 4%
Gray
10. Regular faculty and staff turnover rate for rolling 12-month period for people of color Academic Year   Green
11. Increased recognition through unpaid mentions of SMU in national and regional media Monthly Monthly average number of national/regional media mentions for the past three-month period
Green - monthly average 10 or higher
Yellow - monthly average higher than 5, lower than 10
Red - monthly average 5 or lower
Green
12. Increased publications/presentations by SMU faculty at international,national, or regional level Academic Year Increased Faculty publications (peer reviewed), presentations, poster, honors, awards at the international or national level for the academic year
Green - 10% and above increase over previous academic year
Yellow - Less than 10% increase over previous academic year
Red - No increase over previous academic year
Red
13. Course Evaluation Ratings - Courses Semester Number of programs on student evaluations with MEDIAN course rating between 4 - 5 (very good or excellent)
Green - All programs with a median rating above 4
Yellow - One program with a median rating below 4
Red - More than one program with a median rating below 4
Green
14. Course Evaluation Ratings - Faculty Semester Number of programs on student evaluations with MEDIAN faculty rating between 4 - 5 (very good or excellent)
Green - All programs with a median rating above 4
Yellow - One program with a median rating below 4
Red - More than one program with a median rating below 4
Yellow
15. Progress on Strategic Objectives   Tasks done or on target by end of revision period
Green - 90% done or on target
Yellow - 80% - 89% done or on target
Red - 79% or less done or on target
Yellow
16. Audit adjustments and findings YTD Episodic Number of notable items
Green - no items
Yellow - 1-2 items
Red - 3 or more items
Yellow
17. Substantive accreditation issues Episodic Number of programs in good standing
Green - all programs
Yellow - any program with substantive citations
Red - any program on probation or threat to SMU regional accreditation

Yellow

Last Update: July 20, 2011

The SMU Dashboard is maintained by the Department of Institutional Research. Data are derived from various institutional sources and are compiled by IR for the Dashboard.
June

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Indicator Frequency Standard Rating
1. Academic programs meeting budgeted contribution margins Monthly

Within greater of 10% of budgeted contribution margin
Green - Total variance is positive and 8 of 12 major programs are positive
Yellow - Total variance is positive and fewer than 8 major programs are positive
Red - Total variance is negative

Green
2. Overall institutional YTD financial performance Monthly Net operating income at or above budget
Green - at or above budget
Yellow - Between 1- 5% below budget
Red - 6+% below budget
Green
3. Prior month financial performance Monthly Net operating income at or above budget
Green - at or above budget
Yellow - Between 1- 5% below budget
Red - 6+% below budget
Green
4. Annual fund raising target progress YTD: ($2.6 million for 2011) Monthly Comparison with historical average of % funds received by month.
Green - 100% of historical average YTD
Yellow - 95% -100%
Red - below 95%
Green
5. Programs with mandatory licensure/certification at or above target first-time pass rate Monthly First-time test takers pass at rates of 3 percentage points above national average for their discipline
Green - all programs at target
Yellow - 1-3 below target
Red - 4 below target
Green
6. Enrollment projections indicate that programs are likely to meet targeted enrollments Monthly Total number of applications for each program indicates that target enrollment will be met
Green - all programs on track to meet target enrollment
Yellow - 1-2 programs are below target
Red - 3 or more programs are below target
Green
7. Yield Semester   Gray
8. Regular faculty turnover rate for rolling 12-month period Monthly

Turnover remains within target turnover rate of 2%.
Green - Two percent and less
Yellow - 2%-4%
Red - greater than 4%

Green
9. Staff (half-time or greater) turnover rate for rolling 12-month period Monthly Turnover remains within target turnover rate of 2%.
Green - Two percent and less
Yellow - 2%-4%
Red - greater than 4%
Gray
10. Regular faculty and staff turnover rate for rolling 12-month period for people of color Academic Year   Green
11. Increased recognition through unpaid mentions of SMU in national and regional media Monthly Monthly average number of national/regional media mentions for the past three-month period
Green - monthly average 10 or higher
Yellow - monthly average higher than 5, lower than 10
Red - monthly average 5 or lower
Green
12. Increased publications/presentations by SMU faculty at international,national, or regional level Academic Year Increased Faculty publications (peer reviewed), presentations, poster, honors, awards at the international or national level for the academic year
Green - 10% and above increase over previous academic year
Yellow - Less than 10% increase over previous academic year
Red - No increase over previous academic year
Red
13. Course Evaluation Ratings - Courses Semester Number of programs on student evaluations with MEDIAN course rating between 4 - 5 (very good or excellent)
Green - All programs with a median rating above 4
Yellow - One program with a median rating below 4
Red - More than one program with a median rating below 4
Green
14. Course Evaluation Ratings - Faculty Semester Number of programs on student evaluations with MEDIAN faculty rating between 4 - 5 (very good or excellent)
Green - All programs with a median rating above 4
Yellow - One program with a median rating below 4
Red - More than one program with a median rating below 4
Yellow
15. Progress on Strategic Objectives   Tasks done or on target by end of revision period
Green - 90% done or on target
Yellow - 80% - 89% done or on target
Red - 79% or less done or on target
Yellow
16. Audit adjustments and findings YTD Episodic Number of notable items
Green - no items
Yellow - 1-2 items
Red - 3 or more items
Yellow
17. Substantive accreditation issues Episodic Number of programs in good standing
Green - all programs
Yellow - any program with substantive citations
Red - any program on probation or threat to SMU regional accreditation

Yellow

Last Update: June 16, 2011

The SMU Dashboard is maintained by the Department of Institutional Research. Data are derived from various institutional sources and are compiled by IR for the Dashboard.

May

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Indicator Frequency Standard Rating
1. Academic programs meeting budgeted contribution margins Monthly

Within greater of 10% of budgeted contribution margin
Green - Total variance is positive and 8 of 12 major programs are positive
Yellow - Total variance is positive and fewer than 8 major programs are positive
Red - Total variance is negative

Green
2. Overall institutional YTD financial performance Monthly Net operating income at or above budget
Green - at or above budget
Yellow - Between 1- 5% below budget
Red - 6+% below budget
Green
3. Prior month financial performance Monthly Net operating income at or above budget
Green - at or above budget
Yellow - Between 1- 5% below budget
Red - 6+% below budget
Green
4. Annual fund raising target progress YTD: ($2.6 million for 2011) Monthly Comparison with historical average of % funds received by month.
Green - 100% of historical average YTD
Yellow - 95% -100%
Red - below 95%
Green
5. Programs with mandatory licensure/certification at or above target first-time pass rate Monthly First-time test takers pass at rates of 3 percentage points above national average for their discipline
Green - all programs at target
Yellow - 1-3 below target
Red - 4 below target
Green
6. Enrollment projections indicate that programs are likely to meet targeted enrollments Monthly Total number of applications for each program indicates that target enrollment will be met
Green - all programs on track to meet target enrollment
Yellow - 1-2 programs are below target
Red - 3 or more programs are below target
Green
7. Yield Semester   Gray
8. Regular faculty turnover rate for rolling 12-month period Monthly

Turnover remains within target turnover rate of 2%.
Green - Two percent and less
Yellow - 2%-4%
Red - greater than 4%

Green
9. Staff (half-time or greater) turnover rate for rolling 12-month period Monthly Turnover remains within target turnover rate of 2%.
Green - Two percent and less
Yellow - 2%-4%
Red - greater than 4%
Gray
10. Regular faculty and staff turnover rate for rolling 12-month period for people of color Academic Year   Green
11. Increased recognition through unpaid mentions of SMU in national and regional media Monthly Monthly average number of national/regional media mentions for the past three-month period
Green - monthly average 10 or higher
Yellow - monthly average higher than 5, lower than 10
Red - monthly average 5 or lower
Green
12. Increased publications/presentations by SMU faculty at international,national, or regional level Academic Year Increased Faculty publications (peer reviewed), presentations, poster, honors, awards at the international or national level for the academic year
Green - 10% and above increase over previous academic year
Yellow - Less than 10% increase over previous academic year
Red - No increase over previous academic year
Red
13. Course Evaluation Ratings - Courses Semester Number of programs on student evaluations with MEDIAN course rating between 4 - 5 (very good or excellent)
Green - All programs with a median rating above 4
Yellow - One program with a median rating below 4
Red - More than one program with a median rating below 4
Green
14. Course Evaluation Ratings - Faculty Semester Number of programs on student evaluations with MEDIAN faculty rating between 4 - 5 (very good or excellent)
Green - All programs with a median rating above 4
Yellow - One program with a median rating below 4
Red - More than one program with a median rating below 4
Yellow
15. Progress on Strategic Objectives   Tasks done or on target by end of revision period
Green - 90% done or on target
Yellow - 80% - 89% done or on target
Red - 79% or less done or on target
Yellow
16. Audit adjustments and findings YTD Episodic Number of notable items
Green - no items
Yellow - 1-2 items
Red - 3 or more items
Yellow
17. Substantive accreditation issues Episodic Number of programs in good standing
Green - all programs
Yellow - any program with substantive citations
Red - any program on probation or threat to SMU regional accreditation

Yellow

Last Update: May 25, 2011

The SMU Dashboard is maintained by the Department of Institutional Research. Data are derived from various institutional sources and are compiled by IR for the Dashboard.

April

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Indicator Frequency Standard Rating
1. Academic programs meeting budgeted contribution margins Monthly

Within greater of 10% of budgeted contribution margin
Green - Total variance is positive and 8 of 12 major programs are positive
Yellow - Total variance is positive and fewer than 8 major programs are positive
Red - Total variance is negative

Green
2. Overall institutional YTD financial performance Monthly Net operating income at or above budget
Green - at or above budget
Yellow - Between 1- 5% below budget
Red - 6+% below budget
Green
3. Prior month financial performance Monthly Net operating income at or above budget
Green - at or above budget
Yellow - Between 1- 5% below budget
Red - 6+% below budget
Green
4. Annual fund raising target progress YTD: ($2.6 million for 2011) Monthly Comparison with historical average of % funds received by month.
Green - 100% of historical average YTD
Yellow - 95% -100%
Red - below 95%
Green
5. Programs with mandatory licensure/certification at or above target first-time pass rate Monthly First-time test takers pass at rates of 3 percentage points above national average for their discipline
Green - all programs at target
Yellow - 1-3 below target
Red - 4 below target
Green
6. Enrollment projections indicate that programs are likely to meet targeted enrollments Monthly Total number of applications for each program indicates that target enrollment will be met
Green - all programs on track to meet target enrollment
Yellow - 1-2 programs are below target
Red - 3 or more programs are below target
Green
7. Yield Semester   Gray
8. Regular faculty turnover rate for rolling 12-month period Monthly

Turnover remains within target turnover rate of 2%.
Green - Two percent and less
Yellow - 2%-4%
Red - greater than 4%

Green
9. Staff (half-time or greater) turnover rate for rolling 12-month period Monthly Turnover remains within target turnover rate of 2%.
Green - Two percent and less
Yellow - 2%-4%
Red - greater than 4%
Gray
10. Regular faculty and staff turnover rate for rolling 12-month period for people of color Academic Year   Green
11. Increased recognition through unpaid mentions of SMU in national and regional media Monthly Monthly average number of national/regional media mentions for the past three-month period
Green - monthly average 10 or higher
Yellow - monthly average higher than 5, lower than 10
Red - monthly average 5 or lower
Green
12. Increased publications/presentations by SMU faculty at international, nation, or regional level Academic Year Increased Faculty publications (peer reviewed), presentations, poster, honors, awards at the international or national level for the academic year
Green - 10% and above increase over previous academic year
Yellow - Less than 10% increase over previous academic year
Red - No increase over previous academic year
Red
13. Course Evaluation Ratings - Courses Semester Number of programs on student evaluations with MEDIAN course rating between 4 - 5 (very good or excellent)
Green - All programs with an average rating above 4
Yellow - One program with an average rating below 4
Red - More than one program with an average rating below 4
Green
14. Course Evaluation Ratings - Faculty Semester Number of programs on student evaluations with MEDIAN faculty rating between 4 - 5 (very good or excellent)
Green - All programs with an average rating above 4
Yellow - One program with an average rating below 4
Red - More than one program with an average rating below 4
Yellow
15. Progress on Strategic Objectives   Tasks done or on target by end of revision period
Green - 90% done or on target
Yellow - 80% - 89% done or on target
Red - 79% or less done or on target
Yellow
16. Audit adjustments and findings YTD Episodic Number of notable items
Green - no items
Yellow - 1-2 items
Red - 3 or more items
Yellow
17. Substantive accreditation issues Episodic Number of programs in good standing
Green - all programs
Yellow - any program with substantive citations
Red - any program on probation or threat to SMU regional accreditation
Yellow

Last Update: April 19, 2011

The SMU Dashboard is maintained by the Department of Institutional Research. Data are derived from various institutional sources and are compiled by IR for the Dashboard.
March

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Indicator Frequency Standard Rating
1. Academic programs performing at or above budgeted operating income YTD Monthly

Within greater of 10% of budgeted margin
Green - Total variance is positive and 8 of 12 major programs are positive
Yellow - Total variance is positive and fewer than 8 major programs are positive
Red - Total variance is negative

Green
2. Overall institutional YTD financial performance Monthly Net operating income at or above budget
Green - at or above budget
Yellow - Between 1- 5% below budget
Red - 6+% below budget
Green
3. Prior month financial performance Monthly Net operating income at or above budget
Green - at or above budget
Yellow - Between 1- 5% below budget
Red - 6+% below budget
Green
4. Annual fund raising target progress YTD: ($4 million for 2010) Monthly Comparison with historical average of % funds received by month.
Green - 100% of historical average YTD
Yellow - 95% -100%
Red - below 95%
Green
5. Programs with mandatory licensure/certification at or above target first-time pass rate Monthly First-time test takers pass at rates of 3 percentage points above national average for their discipline
Green - all programs at target
Yellow - 1-3 below target
Red - 4 below target
Green
6. Ratio of total applicants in closed pools to program capacity over prior 12 months Monthly Total number of applications for each core program (15 program cohorts) meets specified targets
Green - all programs meet target number of applications
Yellow - 1-2 programs are below target
Red - 3 or more programs are below target
Green
7. Ratio of qualified applicants to program capacity for prior academic year Monthly All 15 incoming cohorts meet target ratio of qualified applicants for each seat.
Green - all cohorts meet or exceed target ratio
Yellow - 1 to 3 cohorts fall below target ratio
Red - 4 or more cohorts fall below target ratio
Gray

8. Adjunct faculty availability when needed

Monthly Monthly average of adjunct faculty obnboarded through payroll service YTD
Green - monthly average 3 or lower
Yellow - monthly average higher than 3, lower than 6
Red - monthly average 6 or higher
Gray
9. Regular faculty turnover rate for rolling 12-month period Monthly

Turnover remains within target turnover rate of 10%.
Green - under 10%
Yellow - 10%-15%
Red - greater than 15%

Green
10. Staff (half-time or greater) turnover rate for rolling 12-month period Monthly Turnover remains within target turnover rate of 10%.
Green - under 10%
Yellow - 10%-15%
Red - greater than 15%
Gray
11. Regular faculty and staff turnover rate for rolling 12-month period for people of color Monthly

Turnover remains within target turnover rate of 10%.
Green - under 10%
Yellow - 10%-15%
Red - greater than 15%

Green
12. Increased recognition through unpaid mentions of SMU in national and regional media Monthly Monthly average number of national/regional media mentions for the past three-month period
Green - monthly average 10 or higher
Yellow - monthly average higher than 5, lower than 10
Red - monthly average 5 or lower
Green
13. Increased publications/presentations by SMU faculty at international, nation, or regional level Quarter Increased Faculty publications (peer reviewed), presentations, poster, honors, awards at the international or national level
Green - _% of target
Yellow- _% of target
Red - _% or less of target
Red
14. Course Evaluation Ratings - Courses Semester Number of programs on student evaluations with average course rating between 4 - 5 (very good or excellent)
Green - All programs with an average rating above 4
Yellow - One program with an average rating below 4
Red - More than one program with an average rating below 4
Green
15. Course Evaluation Ratings - Faculty Semester Number of programs on student evaluations with average faculty rating between 4 - 5 (very good or excellent)
Green - All programs with an average rating above 4
Yellow - One program with an average rating below 4
Red - More than one program with an average rating below 4
Yellow
16. Progress on Strategic Objectives   Tasks done or on target by end of revision period
Green - 90% done or on target
Yellow - 80% - 89% done or on target
Red - 79% or less done or on target
Yellow
17. Audit adjustments and findings YTD Episodic Number of significant items
Green - no items
Yellow - 1-2 items
Red - 3 or more items
Yellow
18. Substantive accreditation issues Episodic Number of programs in good standing
Green - all programs
Yellow - any program with substantive citations
Red - any program on probation or threat to SMU regional accreditation
Yellow

Last Update: March 21, 2011

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February

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Indicator Frequency Standard Rating
1. Academic programs performing at or above budgeted operating income YTD Monthly

Within greater of 10% of budgeted margin
Green - Total variance is positive and 8 of 12 major programs are positive
Yellow - Total variance is positive and fewer than 8 major programs are positive
Red - Total variance is negative

Green
2. Overall institutional YTD financial performance Monthly Net operating income at or above budget
Green - at or above budget
Yellow - Between 1- 5% below budget
Red - 6+% below budget
Green
3. Prior month financial performance Monthly Net operating income at or above budget
Green - at or above budget
Yellow - Between 1- 5% below budget
Red - 6+% below budget
Green
4. Annual fund raising target progress YTD: ($4 million for 2010) Monthly Comparison with historical average of % funds received by month.
Green - 100% of historical average YTD
Yellow - 95% -100%
Red - below 95%
Green
5. Programs with mandatory licensure/certification at or above target first-time pass rate Monthly First-time test takers pass at rates of 3 percentage points above national average for their discipline
Green - all programs at target
Yellow - 1-3 below target
Red - 4 below target
Green
6. Ratio of total applicants in closed pools to program capacity over prior 12 months Monthly Total number of applications for each core program (15 program cohorts) meets specified targets
Green - all programs meet target number of applications
Yellow - 1-2 programs are below target
Red - 3 or more programs are below target
Green
7. Ratio of qualified applicants to program capacity for prior academic year Monthly

All 15 incoming cohorts meet target ratio of qualified applicants for each seat
Green - all programs meet or exceed target ratio
Yellow - 1-3 cohorts fall below target ratio Red - 4 or more cohorts fall below target ratio

Gray
8. Adjunct faculty availability when needed Monthly

Monthly average number of adjunct faculty onboarded through payroll service YTD
Green - monthly average 3 or lower
Yellow - monthly average higher than 3, lower than 6
Red - monthly average 6 or higher

Green
9. Regular faculty turnover rate for rolling 12-month period Monthly Turnover remains within target turnover rate of 10%.
Green - under 10%
Yellow - 10%-15%
Red - greater than 15%
Gray
10. Staff (half-time or greater) turnover rate for rolling 12-month period Monthly Turnover remains within target turnover rate of 10%.
Green - under 10%
Yellow - 10%-15%
Red - greater than 15%
Green
11. Regular faculty and staff turnover rate for rolling 12-month period for people of color Monthly Turnover remains within target turnover rate of 10%.
Green - under 10%
Yellow - 10%-15%
Red - greater than 15%
Green
12. Increased recognition through unpaid mentions of SMU in national and regional media Monthly Monthly average number of national/regional media mentions for the past twelve-month period
Green - monthly average 10 or higher
Yellow - monthly average higher than 5, lower than 10
Red - monthly average 5 or lower
Green
13. Increased publications/presentations by SMU faculty at international, nation, or regional level Quarter

Increased Faculty publications (peer reviewed), presentations, poster, honors, awards at the international or national level
Green - _% of target
Yellow - _% of target
Red - _% of target

Red
14. Course Evaluation Ratings - Courses Semester Number of programs on student evaluations with average course rating between 4 - 5 (very good or excellent)
Green - All programs with an average rating above 4
Yellow - One program with an average rating below 4
Red - More than one program with an average rating below 4
Green
15. Course Evaluation Ratings - Faculty Semester Number of programs on student evaluations with average faculty rating between 4 - 5 (very good or excellent)
Green - All programs with an average rating above 4
Yellow - One program with an average rating below 4
Red - More than one program with an average rating below 4
Yellow
16. Progress on Strategic Objectives   Tasks done or on target by end of revision period
Green - 90% done or on target
Yellow - 80% - 89% done or on target
Red - 79% or less done or on target
Yellow
17. Audit adjustments and findings YTD Episodic Number of notable items
Green - no items
Yellow - 1-2 items
Red - 3 or more items
Yellow
18. Substantive accreditation issues Episodic Number of programs in good standing
Green - all programs
Yellow - any program with substantive citations
Red - any program on probation or threat to SMU regional accreditation
Yellow

Last Update: February 18, 2011

The SMU Dashboard is maintained by the Department of Institutional Research. Data are derived from various institutional sources and are compiled by IR for the Dashboard.
January

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Indicator Frequency Standard Rating
1. Academic programs performing at or above budgeted operating income YTD Monthly

Within greater of 10% of budgeted margin
Green - Total variance is positive and 8 of 12 major programs are positive
Yellow - Total variance is positive and fewer than 8 major programs are positive
Red - Total variance is negative

Green
2. Overall institutional YTD financial performance Monthly Net operating income at or above budget
Green - at or above budget
Yellow - Between 1- 5% below budget
Red - 6+% below budget
Green
3. Prior month financial performance Monthly Net operating income at or above budget
Green - at or above budget
Yellow - Between 1- 5% below budget
Red - 6+% below budget
Green
4. Annual fund raising target progress YTD: ($4 million for 2010) Monthly Comparison with historical average of % funds received by month.
Green - 100% of historical average YTD
Yellow - 95% -100%
Red - below 95%
Green
5. Programs with mandatory licensure/certification at or above target first-time pass rate Monthly First-time test takers pass at rates of 3 percentage points above national average for their discipline
Green - all programs at target
Yellow - 1-3 below target
Red - 4 below target
Green
6. Ratio of total applicants in closed pools to program capacity over prior 12 months Monthly Total number of applications for each core program (15 program cohorts) meets specified targets
Green - all programs meet target number of applications
Yellow - 1-2 programs are below target
Red - 3 or more programs are below target
Green
7. Ratio of qualified applicants to program capacity for prior academic year Monthly

All 15 incoming cohorts meet target ratio of qualified applicants for each seat
Green - all cohorts meet or exceed target ratio
Yellow - 1-3 cohorts fall below target ratio
Red - 4 or more cohorts fall below target ratio

Gray
8. Adjunct faculty availability when needed Monthly

Monthly average number of adjunct faculty onboarded through payroll service YTD
Green - monthly average 3 or lower
Yellow - monthly average higher than 3, lower than 6
Red - monthly average 6 or higher

Green
9. Regular faculty turnover rate for rolling 12-month period Monthly Turnover remains within target turnover rate of 10%.
Green - under 10%
Yellow - 10%-15%
Red - greater than 15%
Gray
10. Staff (half-time or greater) turnover rate for rolling 12-month period Monthly Turnover remains within target turnover rate of 10%.
Green - under 10%
Yellow - 10%-15%
Red - greater than 15%
Green
11. Regular faculty and staff turnover rate for rolling 12-month period for people of color Monthly Turnover remains within target turnover rate of 10%.
Green - under 10%
Yellow - 10%-15%
Red - greater than 15%
Very low turnover. Data not presented.
12. Increased recognition through unpaid mentions of SMU in national and regional media Monthly Monthly average number of national/regional media mentions for the past twelve-month period
Green - monthly average 10 or higher
Yellow - monthly average higher than 5, lower than 10
Red - monthly average 5 or lower
Green
13. Increased publications/presentations by SMU faculty at international, nation, or regional level Quarter

Number of international, national, or regional awards/publications/presentations compared to same quarter of prior year
Green - _% of target
Yellow - _% of target
Red - _% or less of target

Red
14. Course Evaluation Ratings - Courses Semester % of courses rated on student evaluations 4 - 5 (very good or excellent)
Green - 75% or more at target
Yellow - 65% to 74% at target
Red - 64% or less at target
Green
15. Course Evaluation Ratings - Faculty Semester % of courses in which faculty rated on student evaluations at 4 - 5 (very good or excellent)
Green - 75% or more at target
Yellow - 65% to 74% at target
Red - 64% or less at target
Yellow
16. Progress on Strategic Objectives   Tasks done or on target by end of revision period
Green - 90% done or on target
Yellow - 80% - 89% done or on target
Red - 79% or less done or on target
Yellow
17. Audit adjustments and findings YTD Episodic Number of significant items
Green - no items
Yellow - 1-2 items
Red - 3 or more items
Yellow
18. Substantive accreditation issues Episodic Number of programs in good standing
Green - all programs
Yellow - any program with substantive citations
Red - any program on probation or threat to SMU regional accreditation
Yellow

Last Update: January 19, 2011

The SMU Dashboard is maintained by the Department of Institutional Research. Data are derived from various institutional sources and are compiled by IR for the Dashboard.

2010

December

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Indicator Frequency Standard Rating
1. Academic programs performing at or above budgeted operating income YTD Monthly

Within greater of 10% of budgeted margin
Green - Total variance is positive and 8 of 12 major programs are positive
Yellow - Total variance is positive and fewer than 8 major programs are positive
Red - Total variance is negative

Green
2. Overall institutional YTD financial performance Monthly Net operating income at or above budget
Green - at or above budget
Yellow - Between 1- 5% below budget
Red - 6+% below budget
Green
3. Prior month financial performance Monthly Net operating income at or above budget
Green - at or above budget
Yellow - Between 1- 5% below budget
Red - 6+% below budget
Green
4. Annual fund raising target progress YTD: ($4 million for 2010) Monthly Comparison with historical average of % funds received by month.
Green - 100% of historical average YTD
Yellow - 95% -100%
Red - below 95%
Green
5. Programs with mandatory licensure/certification at or above target first-time pass rate Monthly First-time test takers pass at rates of 3 percentage points above national average for their discipline
Green - all programs at target
Yellow - 1-3 below target
Red - 4 below target
Green
6. Ratio of total applicants in closed pools to program capacity over prior 12 months Monthly Total number of applications for each core program (15 program cohorts) meets specified targets
Green - all programs meet target number of applications
Yellow - 1-2 programs are below target
Red - 3 or more programs are below target
Green
7. Ratio of qualified applicants to program capacity for prior academic year Monthly

All 15 incoming cohorts meet target ratio of qualified applicants for each seat
Green - all cohorts meet or exceed target ratio
Yellow - 1-3 cohorts fall below target ratio
Red - 4 or more cohorts fall below target ratio

Gray
8. Adjunct faculty availability when needed Monthly

Monthly average number of adjunct faculty onboarded through payroll service YTD
Green - monthly average 3 or lower
Yellow - monthly average higher than 3, lower than 6
Red - monthly average 6 or higher

Green
9. Regular faculty turnover rate for rolling 12-month period Monthly Turnover remains within target turnover rate of 10%.
Green - under 10%
Yellow - 10%-15%
Red - greater than 15%
Gray
10. Staff (half-time or greater) turnover rate for rolling 12-month period Monthly Turnover remains within target turnover rate of 10%.
Green - under 10%
Yellow - 10%-15%
Red - greater than 15%
Green
11. Regular faculty and staff turnover rate for rolling 12-month period for people of color Monthly Turnover remains within target turnover rate of 10%.
Green - under 10%
Yellow - 10%-15%
Red - greater than 15%
Very low turnover. Data not presented.
12. Increased recognition through unpaid mentions of SMU in national and regional media Monthly Monthly average number of national/regional media mentions for the past twelve-month period
Green - monthly average 10 or higher
Yellow - monthly average higher than 5, lower than 10
Red - monthly average 5 or lower
Green
13. Increased publications/presentations by SMU faculty at international, nation, or regional level Quarter

Number of international, national, or regional awards/publications/presentations compared to same quarter of prior year
Green - _% of target
Yellow - _% of target
Red - _% or less of target

Red
14. Course Evaluation Ratings - Courses Semester % of courses rated on student evaluations 4 - 5 (very good or excellent)
Green - 75% or more at target
Yellow - 65% to 74% at target
Red - 64% or less at target
Green
15. Course Evaluation Ratings - Faculty Semester % of courses in which faculty rated on student evaluations at 4 - 5 (very good or excellent)
Green - 75% or more at target
Yellow - 65% to 74% at target
Red - 64% or less at target
Yellow
16. Progress on Strategic Objectives   Tasks done or on target by end of revision period
Green - 90% done or on target
Yellow - 80% - 89% done or on target
Red - 79% or less done or on target
Yellow
17. Audit adjustments and findings YTD Episodic Number of significant items
Green - no items
Yellow - 1-2 items
Red - 3 or more items
Yellow
18. Substantive accreditation issues Episodic Number of programs in good standing
Green - all programs
Yellow - any program with substantive citations
Red - any program on probation or threat to SMU regional accreditation
Yellow

Last Update: December 17, 2010

The SMU Dashboard is maintained by the Department of Institutional Research. Data are derived from various institutional sources and are compiled by IR for the Dashboard.
November

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Indicator Frequency Standard Rating
1. Academic programs performing at or above budgeted operating income YTD Monthly

Within greater of 10% of budgeted margin
Green - Total variance is positive and 8 of 12 major programs are positive
Yellow - Total variance is positive and fewer than 8 major programs are positive
Red - Total variance is negative

Green
2. Overall institutional YTD financial performance Monthly Net operating income at or above budget
Green - at or above budget
Yellow - Between 1- 5% below budget
Red - 6+% below budget
Green
3. Prior month financial performance Monthly Net operating income at or above budget
Green - at or above budget
Yellow - Between 1- 5% below budget
Red - 6+% below budget
Green
4. Annual fund raising target progress YTD: ($4 million for 2010) Monthly Comparison with historical average of % funds received by month.
Green - 100% of historical average YTD
Yellow - 95% -100%
Red - below 95%
Green
5. Programs with mandatory licensure/certification at or above target first-time pass rate Monthly First-time test takers pass at rates of 3 percentage points above national average for their discipline
Green - all programs at target
Yellow - 1-3 below target
Red - 4 below target
Green
6. Ratio of total applicants in closed pools to program capacity over prior 12 months Monthly Total number of applications for each core program (15 program cohorts) meets specified targets
Green - all programs meet target number of applications
Yellow - 1-2 programs are below target
Red - 3 or more programs are below target
Green
7. Ratio of qualified applicants to program capacity for prior academic year Monthly

All 15 incoming cohorts meet target ratio of qualified applicants for each seat
Green - all cohorts meet or exceed target ratio
Yellow - 1-3 cohorts fall below target ratio
Red - 4 or more cohorts fall below target ratio

Gray
8. Adjunct faculty availability when needed Monthly

Monthly average number of adjunct faculty onboarded through payroll service YTD
Green - monthly average 3 or lower
Yellow - monthly average higher than 3, lower than 6
Red - monthly average 6 or higher

Green
9. Regular faculty turnover rate for rolling 12-month period Monthly Turnover remains within target turnover rate of 10%.
Green - under 10%
Yellow - 10%-15%
Red - greater than 15%
Gray
10. Staff (half-time or greater) turnover rate for rolling 12-month period Monthly Turnover remains within target turnover rate of 10%.
Green - under 10%
Yellow - 10%-15%
Red - greater than 15%
Green
11. Regular faculty and staff turnover rate for rolling 12-month period for people of color Monthly Turnover remains within target turnover rate of 10%.
Green - under 10%
Yellow - 10%-15%
Red - greater than 15%
Very low turnover. Data not presented.
12. Increased recognition through unpaid mentions of SMU in national and regional media Monthly Monthly average number of national/regional media mentions for the past twelve-month period
Green - monthly average 10 or higher
Yellow - monthly average higher than 5, lower than 10
Red - monthly average 5 or lower
Green
13. Increased publications/presentations by SMU faculty at international, nation, or regional level Quarter

Number of international, national, or regional awards/publications/presentations compared to same quarter of prior year
Green - _% of target
Yellow - _% of target
Red - _% or less of target

Red
14. Course Evaluation Ratings - Courses Semester % of courses rated on student evaluations 4 - 5 (very good or excellent)
Green - 75% or more at target
Yellow - 65% to 74% at target
Red - 64% or less at target
Green
15. Course Evaluation Ratings - Faculty Semester % of courses in which faculty rated on student evaluations at 4 - 5 (very good or excellent)
Green - 75% or more at target
Yellow - 65% to 74% at target
Red - 64% or less at target
Yellow
16. Progress on Strategic Objectives   Tasks done or on target by end of revision period
Green - 90% done or on target
Yellow - 80% - 89% done or on target
Red - 79% or less done or on target
Yellow
17. Audit adjustments and findings YTD Episodic Number of significant items
Green - no items
Yellow - 1-2 items
Red - 3 or more items
Yellow
18. Substantive accreditation issues Episodic Number of programs in good standing
Green - all programs
Yellow - any program with substantive citations
Red - any program on probation or threat to SMU regional accreditation
Yellow

Last Update: November 17, 2010

The SMU Dashboard is maintained by the Department of Institutional Research. Data are derived from various institutional sources and are compiled by IR for the Dashboard.
October

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Indicator Frequency Standard Rating
1. Academic programs performing at or above budgeted operating income YTD Monthly

Within greater of 10% of budgeted margin
Green - Total variance is positive and 8 of 12 major programs are positive
Yellow - Total variance is positive and fewer than 8 major programs are positive
Red - Total variance is negative

Green
2. Overall institutional YTD financial performance Monthly Net operating income at or above budget
Green - at or above budget
Yellow - Between 1- 5% below budget
Red - 6+% below budget
Green
3. Prior month financial performance Monthly Net operating income at or above budget
Green - at or above budget
Yellow - Between 1- 5% below budget
Red - 6+% below budget
Green
4. Annual fund raising target progress YTD: ($4 million for 2010) Monthly Comparison with historical average of % funds received by month.
Green - 100% of historical average YTD
Yellow - 95% -100%
Red - below 95%
Green
5. Programs with mandatory licensure/certification at or above target first-time pass rate Monthly First-time test takers pass at rates of 3 percentage points above national average for their discipline
Green - all programs at target
Yellow - 1-3 below target
Red - 4 below target
Green
6. Ratio of total applicants in closed pools to program capacity over prior 12 months Monthly Total number of applications for each core program (15 program cohorts) meets specified targets
Green - all programs meet target number of applications
Yellow - 1-2 programs are below target
Red - 3 or more programs are below target
Green
7. Ratio of qualified applicants to program capacity for prior academic year Monthly

All 15 incoming cohorts meet target ratio of qualified applicants for each seat
Green - all cohorts meet or exceed target ratio
Yellow - 1-3 cohorts fall below target ratio
Red - 4 or more cohorts fall below target ratio

Gray
8. Adjunct faculty availability when needed Monthly

Monthly average number of adjunct faculty onboarded through payroll service YTD
Green - monthly average 3 or lower
Yellow - monthly average higher than 3, lower than 6
Red - monthly average 6 or higher

Green
9. Regular faculty turnover rate for rolling 12-month period Monthly Turnover remains within target turnover rate of 10%.
Green - under 10%
Yellow - 10%-15%
Red - greater than 15%
Gray
10. Staff (half-time or greater) turnover rate for rolling 12-month period Monthly Turnover remains within target turnover rate of 10%.
Green - under 10%
Yellow - 10%-15%
Red - greater than 15%
Green
11. Regular faculty and staff turnover rate for rolling 12-month period for people of color Monthly Turnover remains within target turnover rate of 10%.
Green - under 10%
Yellow - 10%-15%
Red - greater than 15%
Very low turnover. Data not presented.
12. Increased recognition through unpaid mentions of SMU in national and regional media Monthly Monthly average number of national/regional media mentions for the past twelve-month period
Green - monthly average 10 or higher
Yellow - monthly average higher than 5, lower than 10
Red - monthly average 5 or lower
Green
13. Increased publications/presentations by SMU faculty at international, nation, or regional level Quarter

Number of international, national, or regional awards/publications/presentations compared to same quarter of prior year
Green - _% of target
Yellow - _% of target
Red - _% or less of target

Red
14. Course Evaluation Ratings - Courses Semester % of courses rated on student evaluations 4 - 5 (very good or excellent)
Green - 75% or more at target
Yellow - 65% to 74% at target
Red - 64% or less at target
Green
15. Course Evaluation Ratings - Faculty Semester % of courses in which faculty rated on student evaluations at 4 - 5 (very good or excellent)
Green - 75% or more at target
Yellow - 65% to 74% at target
Red - 64% or less at target
Yellow
16. Progress on Strategic Objectives   Tasks done or on target by end of revision period
Green - 90% done or on target
Yellow - 80% - 89% done or on target
Red - 79% or less done or on target
Yellow
17. Audit adjustments and findings YTD Episodic Number of significant items
Green - no items
Yellow - 1-2 items
Red - 3 or more items
Yellow
18. Substantive accreditation issues Episodic Number of programs in good standing
Green - all programs
Yellow - any program with substantive citations
Red - any program on probation or threat to SMU regional accreditation
Yellow

Last Update: October 18, 2010

The SMU Dashboard is maintained by the Department of Institutional Research. Data are derived from various institutional sources and are compiled by IR for the Dashboard.
September

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Indicator Frequency Standard Rating
1. Academic programs performing at or above budgeted operating income YTD Monthly

Within greater of 10% of budgeted margin
Green - Total variance is positive and 8 of 12 major programs are positive
Yellow - Total variance is positive and fewer than 8 major programs are positive
Red - Total variance is negative

Green
2. Overall institutional YTD financial performance Monthly Net operating income at or above budget
Green - at or above budget
Yellow - Between 1- 5% below budget
Red - 6+% below budget
Green
3. Prior month financial performance Monthly Net operating income at or above budget
Green - at or above budget
Yellow - Between 1- 5% below budget
Red - 6+% below budget
Green
4. Annual fund raising target progress YTD: ($4 million for 2010) Monthly Comparison with historical average of % funds received by month.
Green - 100% of historical average YTD
Yellow - 95% -100%
Red - below 95%
Green
5. Programs with mandatory licensure/certification at or above target first-time pass rate Monthly First-time test takers pass at rates of 3 percentage points above national average for their discipline
Green - all programs at target
Yellow - 1-3 below target
Red - 4 below target
Green
6. Ratio of total applicants in closed pools to program capacity over prior 12 months Monthly Total number of applications for each core program (15 program cohorts) meets specified targets
Green - all programs meet target number of applications
Yellow - 1-2 programs are below target
Red - 3 or more programs are below target
Green
7. Ratio of qualified applicants to program capacity for prior academic year Monthly

All 15 incoming cohorts meet target ratio of qualified applicants for each seat
Green - all cohorts meet or exceed target ratio
Yellow - 1-3 cohorts fall below target ratio
Red - 4 or more cohorts fall below target ratio

Gray
8. Adjunct faculty availability when needed Monthly

Monthly average number of adjunct faculty onboarded through payroll service YTD
Green - monthly average 3 or lower
Yellow - monthly average higher than 3, lower than 6
Red - monthly average 6 or higher

Green
9. Regular faculty turnover rate for rolling 12-month period Monthly Turnover remains within target turnover rate of 10%.
Green - under 10%
Yellow - 10%-15%
Red - greater than 15%
Gray
10. Staff (half-time or greater) turnover rate for rolling 12-month period Monthly Turnover remains within target turnover rate of 10%.
Green - under 10%
Yellow - 10%-15%
Red - greater than 15%
Green
11. Regular faculty and staff turnover rate for rolling 12-month period for people of color Monthly Turnover remains within target turnover rate of 10%.
Green - under 10%
Yellow - 10%-15%
Red - greater than 15%
Very low turnover. Data not presented.
12. Increased recognition through unpaid mentions of SMU in national and regional media Monthly Monthly average number of national/regional media mentions for the past twelve-month period
Green - monthly average 10 or higher
Yellow - monthly average higher than 5, lower than 10
Red - monthly average 5 or lower
Green
13. Increased publications/presentations by SMU faculty at international, nation, or regional level Quarter

Number of international, national, or regional awards/publications/presentations compared to same quarter of prior year
Green - _% of target
Yellow - _% of target
Red - _% or less of target

Red
14. Course Evaluation Ratings - Courses Semester % of courses rated on student evaluations 4 - 5 (very good or excellent)
Green - 75% or more at target
Yellow - 65% to 74% at target
Red - 64% or less at target
Green
15. Course Evaluation Ratings - Faculty Semester % of courses in which faculty rated on student evaluations at 4 - 5 (very good or excellent)
Green - 75% or more at target
Yellow - 65% to 74% at target
Red - 64% or less at target
Yellow
16. Progress on Strategic Objectives   Tasks done or on target by end of revision period
Green - 90% done or on target
Yellow - 80% - 89% done or on target
Red - 79% or less done or on target
Yellow
17. Audit adjustments and findings YTD Episodic Number of significant items
Green - no items
Yellow - 1-2 items
Red - 3 or more items
Yellow
18. Substantive accreditation issues Episodic Number of programs in good standing
Green - all programs
Yellow - any program with substantive citations
Red - any program on probation or threat to SMU regional accreditation
Yellow

Last Update: September 17, 2010

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August

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Indicator Frequency Standard Rating
1. Academic programs performing at or above budgeted operating income YTD Monthly

Within greater of 10% of budgeted margin
Green - Total variance is positive and 8 of 12 major programs are positive
Yellow - Total variance is positive and fewer than 8 major programs are positive
Red - Total variance is negative

Green
2. Overall institutional YTD financial performance Monthly Net operating income at or above budget
Green - at or above budget
Yellow - Between 1- 5% below budget
Red - 6+% below budget
Green
3. Prior month financial performance Monthly Net operating income at or above budget
Green - at or above budget
Yellow - Between 1- 5% below budget
Red - 6+% below budget
Green
4. Annual fund raising target progress YTD: ($4 million for 2010) Monthly Comparison with historical average of % funds received by month.
Green - 100% of historical average YTD
Yellow - 95% -100%
Red - below 95%
Green
5. Programs with mandatory licensure/certification at or above target first-time pass rate Monthly First-time test takers pass at rates of 3 percentage points above national average for their discipline
Green - all programs at target
Yellow - 1-3 below target
Red - 4 below target
Green
6. Ratio of total applicants in closed pools to program capacity over prior 12 months Monthly Total number of applications for each core program (15 program cohorts) meets specified targets
Green - all programs meet target number of applications
Yellow - 1-2 programs are below target
Red - 3 or more programs are below target
Green
7. Ratio of qualified applicants to program capacity for prior academic year Monthly

All 15 incoming cohorts meet target ratio of qualified applicants for each seat
Green - all cohorts meet or exceed target ratio
Yellow - 1-3 cohorts fall below target ratio
Red - 4 or more cohorts fall below target ratio

Gray
8. Adjunct faculty availability when needed Monthly

Monthly average number of adjunct faculty onboarded through payroll service YTD
Green - monthly average 3 or lower
Yellow - monthly average higher than 3, lower than 6
Red - monthly average 6 or higher

Green
9. Regular faculty turnover rate for rolling 12-month period Monthly Turnover remains within target turnover rate of 10%.
Green - under 10%
Yellow - 10%-15%
Red - greater than 15%
Gray
10. Staff (half-time or greater) turnover rate for rolling 12-month period Monthly Turnover remains within target turnover rate of 10%.
Green - under 10%
Yellow - 10%-15%
Red - greater than 15%
Green
11. Regular faculty and staff turnover rate for rolling 12-month period for people of color Monthly Turnover remains within target turnover rate of 10%.
Green - under 10%
Yellow - 10%-15%
Red - greater than 15%
Very low turnover. Data not presented.
12. Increased recognition through unpaid mentions of SMU in national and regional media Monthly Monthly average number of national/regional media mentions for the past twelve-month period
Green - monthly average 10 or higher
Yellow - monthly average higher than 5, lower than 10
Red - monthly average 5 or lower
Green
13. Increased publications/presentations by SMU faculty at international, nation, or regional level Quarter

Number of international, national, or regional awards/publications/presentations compared to same quarter of prior year
Green - _% of target
Yellow - _% of target
Red - _% or less of target

Red
14. Course Evaluation Ratings - Courses Semester % of courses rated on student evaluations 4 - 5 (very good or excellent)
Green - 75% or more at target
Yellow - 65% to 74% at target
Red - 64% or less at target
Green
15. Course Evaluation Ratings - Faculty Semester % of courses in which faculty rated on student evaluations at 4 - 5 (very good or excellent)
Green - 75% or more at target
Yellow - 65% to 74% at target
Red - 64% or less at target
Yellow
16. Progress on Strategic Objectives   Tasks done or on target by end of revision period
Green - 90% done or on target
Yellow - 80% - 89% done or on target
Red - 79% or less done or on target
Yellow
17. Audit adjustments and findings YTD Episodic Number of significant items
Green - no items
Yellow - 1-2 items
Red - 3 or more items
Yellow
18. Substantive accreditation issues Episodic Number of programs in good standing
Green - all programs
Yellow - any program with substantive citations
Red - any program on probation or threat to SMU regional accreditation
Yellow

Last Update: August 18, 2010

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July

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Indicator Frequency Standard Rating
1. Academic programs performing at or above budgeted operating income YTD Monthly

Within greater of 10% of budgeted margin
Green - Total variance is positive and 8 of 12 major programs are positive
Yellow - Total variance is positive and fewer than 8 major programs are positive
Red - Total variance is negative

Green
2. Overall institutional YTD financial performance Monthly Net operating income at or above budget
Green - at or above budget
Yellow - Between 1- 5% below budget
Red - 6+% below budget
Green
3. Prior month financial performance Monthly Net operating income at or above budget
Green - at or above budget
Yellow - Between 1- 5% below budget
Red - 6+% below budget
Green
4. Audit adjustments and findings YTD Episodic Number of significant items
Green - no items
Yellow - 1-2 items
Red - 3 or more items
Yellow
5. Annual fund raising target progress YTD: ($4 million for 2010) Monthly Comparison with historical average of % funds received by month.
Green - 100% of historical average YTD
Yellow - 95% -100%
Red - below 95%
Green
6. Course Evaluation Ratings - Courses Semester % of courses rated on student evaluations 4 - 5 (very good or excellent)
Green - 75% or more at target
Yellow - 65% to 74% at target
Red - 64% or less at target
Green
7. Course Evaluation Ratings - Faculty Semester % of courses in which faculty rated on student evaluations at 4 - 5 (very good or excellent)
Green - 75% or more at target
Yellow - 65% to 74% at target
Red - 64% or less at target
Yellow
8. Substantive accreditation issues Episodic Number of programs in good standing
Green - all programs
Yellow - any program with substantive citations
Red - any program on probation or threat to SMU regional accreditation
Yellow
9. Programs with mandatory licensure/certification at or above target first-time pass rate Monthly First-time test takers pass at rates of 3 percentage points above national average for their discipline
Green - all programs at target
Yellow - 1-3 below target
Red - 4 below target
Green
10. Ratio of total applicants in closed pools to program capacity over prior 12 months Monthly Total number of applications for each core program (15 program cohorts) meets specified targets
Green - all programs meet target number of applications
Yellow - 1-2 programs are below target
Red - 3 or more programs are below target
Green
11. Ratio of qualified applicants to program capacity for prior academic year Monthly

All 15 incoming cohorts meet target ratio of qualified applicants for each seat
Green - all cohorts meet or exceed target ratio
Yellow - 1-3 cohorts fall below target ratio
Red - 4 or more cohorts fall below target ratio

Gray
12. Adjunct faculty availability when needed Monthly

Monthly average number of adjunct faculty onboarded through payroll service YTD
Green - monthly average 3 or lower
Yellow - monthly average higher than 3, lower than 6
Red - monthly average 6 or higher

Green
13. Regular faculty turnover rate for rolling 12-month period Monthly Turnover remains within target turnover rate of 10%.
Green - under 10%
Yellow - 10%-15%
Red - greater than 15%
Gray
14. Staff (half-time or greater) turnover rate for rolling 12-month period Monthly Turnover remains within target turnover rate of 10%.
Green - under 10%
Yellow - 10%-15%
Red - greater than 15%
Green
15. Regular faculty and staff turnover rate for rolling 12-month period for people of color Monthly Turnover remains within target turnover rate of 10%.
Green - under 10%
Yellow - 10%-15%
Red - greater than 15%
Very low turnover. Data not presented
16. Increased recognition through unpaid mentions of SMU in national and regional media Monthly Monthly average number of national/regional media mentions for the past twelve-month period
Green - monthly average 10 or higher
Yellow - monthly average higher than 5, lower than 10
Red - monthly average 5 or lower
Green
17. Increased publications/presentations by SMU faculty at international, nation, or regional level Quarter

Number of international, national, or regional awards/publications/presentations compared to same quarter of prior year
Green - _% of target
Yellow - _% of target
Red - _% or less of target

Red
18. Progress on Strategic Objectives   Tasks done or on target by end of revision period
Green - 90% done or on target
Yellow - 80% - 89% done or on target
Red - 79% or less done or on target
Yellow

Last Update: July 17, 2010

The SMU Dashboard is maintained by the Department of Institutional Research. Data are derived from various institutional sources and are compiled by IR for the Dashboard.
June

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Indicator Frequency Standard Rating
1. Academic programs performing at or above budgeted operating income YTD Monthly

Within greater of 10% of budgeted margin
Green - Total variance is positive and 8 of 12 major programs are positive
Yellow - Total variance is positive and fewer than 8 major programs are positive
Red - Total variance is negative

Green
2. Overall institutional YTD financial performance Monthly Net operating income at or above budget
Green - at or above budget
Yellow - 5% below budget
Red - 10% below budget
Green
3. Prior month financial performance Monthly Net operating income at or above budget
Green - at or above budget
Yellow - 5% below budget
Red - 10% below budget
Green
4. Audit adjustments and findings YTD Episodic Number of significant items
Green - no items
Yellow - 1-2 items
Red - 3 or more items
Yellow
5. Annual target progress YTD: ($4 million for 2010) Monthly Comparison with historical average of % funds received by month.
Green - 100% of historical average YTD
Yellow - 95% -100%
Red - below 95%
Green
6. Course Evaluation Ratings - Courses Semester % of courses rated on student evaluations 4 - 5 (very good or excellent)
Green - 75% or more at target
Yellow - 65% to 74% at target
Red - 64% or less at target
Green
7. Course Evaluation Ratings - Faculty Semester % of courses in which faculty rated on student evaluations at 4 - 5 (very good or excellent)
Green - 75% or more at target
Yellow - 65% to 74% at target
Red - 64% or less at target
Yellow
8. Substantive accreditation issues Episodic Number of programs in good standing
Green - all programs
Yellow - any program with substantive citations
Red - any program on probation or threat to SMU regional accreditation
Yellow
9. Programs with mandatory licensure/certification at or above target first-time pass rate Monthly First-time test takers pass at rates of 3 percentage points above national average for their discipline
Green - all programs at target
Yellow - 1-3 below target
Red - 4 below target
Green
10. Ratio of total applicants in closed pools to program capacity over prior 12 months Monthly Total number of applications for each core program (15 program cohorts) meets specified targets
Green - all programs meet target number of applications
Yellow - 1-2 programs are below target
Red - 3 or more programs are below target
Green
11. Ratio of qualified applicants to program capacity for prior academic year Monthly

All 15 incoming cohorts meet target ratio of qualified applicants for each seat
Green - all cohorts meet or exceed target ratio
Yellow - 1-3 cohorts fall below target ratio
Red - 4 or more cohorts fall below target ratio

Gray
12. Adjunct faculty availability when needed Monthly

Monthly average number of adjunct faculty onboarded through payroll service YTD
Green - monthly average 3 or lower
Yellow - monthly average higher than 3, lower than 6
Red - monthly average 6 or higher

Green
13. Regular faculty turnover rate for rolling 12-month period Monthly Turnover remains within target turnover rate of 10%.
Green - under 10%
Yellow - 10%-15%
Red - greater than 15%
Gray
14. Staff (half-time or greater) turnover rate for rolling 12-month period Monthly Turnover remains within target turnover rate of 10%.
Green - under 10%
Yellow - 10%-15%
Red - greater than 15%
Green
15. Regular faculty and staff turnover rate for rolling 12-month period for people of color Monthly Turnover remains within target turnover rate of 10%.
Green - under 10%
Yellow - 10%-15%
Red - greater than 15%
Very low turnover. Data not presented
16. Increased recognition through unpaid mentions of SMU in national and regional media Monthly Monthly average number of national/regional media mentions for the past twelve-month period
Green - monthly average 10 or higher
Yellow - monthly average higher than 5, lower than 10
Red - monthly average 5 or lower
Green
17. Increased publications/presentations by SMU faculty at international, nation, or regional level Quarter

Number of international, national, or regional awards/publications/presentations compared to same quarter of prior year
Green - _% of target
Yellow - _% of target
Red - _% or less of target

Red
18. Progress on Strategic Objectives   Tasks done or on target by end of revision period
Green - 90% done or on target
Yellow - 80% - 89% done or on target
Red - 79% or less done or on target
Yellow

Last Update: June 17, 2010

The SMU Dashboard is maintained by the Department of Institutional Research. Data are derived from various institutional sources and are compiled by IR for the Dashboard.