Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 56.72
Liaison Christie-Joy Hartman
Submission Date May 12, 2017
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STARS v2.1

James Madison University
IC-3: Academics and Demographics

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete N/A Elaine Smith
Office Manager
Office of Institutional Research
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Number of academic divisions (e.g. colleges, schools):
8

Number of academic departments (or the equivalent):
45

Number of students enrolled for credit:
23782

Total number of employees (staff + faculty):
3668

Full-time equivalent student enrollment (undergraduate and graduate):
20877

Full-time equivalent of employees (staff + faculty):
3177

Full-time equivalent of students enrolled exclusively in distance education:
342

Number of students resident on-site:
6289

Number of employees resident on-site:
9

Number of other individuals resident on-site, e.g. family members of employees, individuals lodging on-site (by average occupancy rate), and/or staffed hospital beds (if applicable):
0

Weighted campus users, performance year:
19358.50

Additional documentation to support the submission:
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Responsible party for number of employees resident on-site: Dr. James McConnel, Assistant Vice President, Student Life and Involvement. The 9 entered is comprised of 5 full-time professional hall directors and 3 to 4 (depending on the year) live-in faculty members.

Responsible party for all other data except department-equivalents: Elaine Smith, Office Manager, Office of Institutional Research. Information from the Common Data Set 2015-2016 http://www.jmu.edu/instresrch/cds/2015/CDS2015-16.pdf

FTE of students enrolled exclusively in distance education is calculated based on the headcount of distance education students multiplied by the ratio of FTE/headcount overall, as allowed in STARS manual in place of unavailable data.

Data entered by Melissa Altman and Michael Dalmolin, Sustainability Coordinator, Facilities Management.

The list of department-equivalents was established by Melissa Altman in collaboration with Kristi Shackelford, Assistant Vice Provost, Academic Policy and Curriculum Development. Each department-equivalent meets at least two of these three criteria:
(1) Department-equivalents listed with separate promotion and tenure guidelines at the department-equivalent level as of February 2017 https://www.jmu.edu/academic-affairs/policies-and-reports/pnt-guidelines.shtml
(2) Department-equivalents that offer for-credit courses (per list of course identifiers provided by K. Shackelford’s office for course mapping in AC1)
(3) Department-equivalents that have faculty as represented in the University Faculty (p. 451-477) listing in the 2015-2016 course catalog.

List of Departments
1. School of Communication Studies
2. Department of English
3. Department of Foreign Languages, Literatures and Cultures
4. Department of History
5. Department of Justice Studies
6. School of Media Arts and Design
7. Department of Philosophy and Religion
8. Department of Political Science
9. Department of Sociology and Anthropology
10. School of Writing, Rhetoric and Technical Communication
11. School of Accounting
12. Department of Computer Information Systems and Business Analytics
13. Department of Economics
14. Department of Finance and Business Law
15. Program of International Business
16. Department of Management
17. Department of Marketing
18. Program of Hospitality Management
19. Program of Sport and Recreation Management
20. Department of Early, Elementary and Reading Education
21. Department of Educational Foundations and Exceptionalities
22. Department of Learning, Technology and Leadership Education
23. Department of Middle, Secondary and Math Education
24. Department of Military Science
25. Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders
26. Department of Health Sciences
27. Department of Kinesiology
28. Department of Nursing
29. Department of Psychology
30. Department of Graduate Psychology
31. Department of Social Work
32. Department of Computer Science
33. Department of Engineering
34. Department of Integrated Science and Technology
35. Department of Biology
36. Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry
37. Department of Geology and Environmental Science
38. Department of Mathematics and Statistics
39. Department of Physics and Astronomy
40. School of Art, Design and Art History
41. School of Music
42. School of Theatre and Dance
43. Department of Interdisciplinary Liberal Studies
44. School of Strategic Leadership Studies
45. Department of Libraries and Educational Technologies

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