Almost everyone in the Kenyon community receives requests to participate in surveys. One of the functions of the Office of Institutional Research is assisting in the implementation and coordination of these surveys in order to minimize requests and make each survey meaningful. 

The following is a list of surveys that have been or are scheduled to be deployed and key information about each survey. Inclusion on this list does not indicate that the survey is conducted on behalf or with the approval of the Kenyon College administration, only that the researchers have shared the survey dates. Please make note of the sponsor/contact information in order to determine the origin of the survey.

Available results and reports from surveys are accessible by clicking on survey titles.

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Surveys of Students

ACADEMIC YEAR 2022-23

October 2022. Healthy Minds survey to all students (tentative). Sponsor: IR and Cox Center

Academic Year 2021-22

July-August 2021. First- Year Student Success Survey from HEDS Sponsor: IR. 

July-August 2021. HEDS Returning Student Survey for sophomores, juniors, and seniors. Sponsor: IR. 

October 2021. Survey of science division culture to students taking science courses. Sponsor: IR, science faculty

January 2022. HEDS Sexual Assault and Campus Climate survey. Sponsor: IR, Office of Civil Rights

March 2022. Healthy Minds survey to all students (tentative). Sponsor: IR and Cox Center

ACADEMIC YEAR 2020-21

August 2020. BCSSE (Beginning College Survey of Student Engagement) to incoming first years. Sponsor: IR. 

October 2020. COVID-19 response survey to all students. Sponsor: senior staff. 

April 2021. Senior survey to graduation seniors. Sponsor: IR and Career Development Office. 

ACADEMIC YEAR 2019-2020

September 2019. Questions about College mission to all students. Sponsor: Mission statement committee. 

October 2019. Survey of science division culture to students taking science courses. Sponsor: IR, science faculty

March 2020. National Survey of Student Engagement (NSSE) to first-years and seniors. Sponsor: IR.

March/April 2020. COVID-19 survey of supports needed to all students. Sponsor: IR, faculty and staff. 

April 2020. Senior survey to graduation seniors. Sponsor: IR and Career Development Office. 

ACADEMIC YEAR 2018-2019

October 2018. Healthy Minds survey to all students . Sponsor: IR and Cox Center

January 2019. HEDS Sexual Assault and Campus Climate survey. Sponsor: IR, Office of Civil Rights. 

April 2019. KEEP survey to KEEP scholars. Sponsor: IR, KEEP. 

April 2019. Senior survey to graduation seniors. Sponsor: IR and Career Development Office. 

ACADEMIC YEAR 2017-18

February 2018. Greek council recruitment survey to students who went through recruitment. Sponsor: IR and Greek council.

April 2018. NSF STEM survey to STEM scholars. Sponsor: IR

April 2018. KEEP survey to KEEP scholars. Sponsor: IR and KEEP.

February 2018. MISO to all students. Sponsor: IR and LBIS.

April- May 2018. Senior Exit Survey to all seniors. Sponsor: IR and CDO.

October 2017. Survey of science division culture to students taking science division courses. Sponsor: IR and science faculty.

November 2017. Teagle Grant Survey. Sponsor: Provost's Office.

ACADEMIC YEAR 2016-17

April-May 2017. Senior Exit Survey to all seniors. Sponsor: IR and CDO.

March 2017. Economics majors survey. Sponsor: IR and Econ.

March 2017. BFEC survey to Sophomores and Juniors. Sponsor: IR and BFEC.

February- March 2017. National Survey of Student Engagement to seniors and first-years. Sponsor: IR.

January- February 2017. HEDS Campus Climate/Sexual Assault Survey to all students. Sponsor: IR.

December 2016. On-line Course Evaluations to all students. Sponsor: Provost.

November 2016. Comfort Around Campus survey to all students. Sponsor: IR and Title IX/OCR.

August 2016. BCSSE to all first-time, first-year students. Sponsor: IR and Student Affairs.

ACADEMIC YEAR 2015-16

April 2016. Senior Exit Survey to all seniors. Sponsor: IR and CDO.

May 2016. On-line Course Evaluations to all students. Sponsor: Provost.

January 2016. Quality of Life Survey to all students. Sponsor: Division of Student Affairs.

January 2016. Conditional Enrollment Survey to students who have completed one semester of conditional enrollment. Sponsor: IR.

December 2015. On-line Course Evaluations to all students. Sponsor: Provost.

November 2015. Facilities Census to all students. Sponsor: Office of Housing and Residential Life.

October 2015. Housing: Repair and Replacement (R & R) Survey to all students. Sponsor: Office of Housing and Residential Life, Maintenance Department.

ACADEMIC YEAR 2014-15

May 2015. On-line Course Evaluations to all students. Sponsor: Provost.

June 2015. Dance, Drama, and Film Dept. Senior Survey to Class of '15 DDF majors. Sponsor: IR and Dept. of DD&F.

April 13th- May 8th. East Knox Aspirant Program Survey to Aspirant program participants. Sponsor: IR.

April 2015. Senior Exit Survey to all seniors. Sponsor: IR and CDO.

April 2015. Community Service Survey to sample of students. Sponsor: Student Affairs.

March- April 2015. Teagle Curricular Coherence Survey to all students. Sponsor: IR and Provost's Office.

March 2015. Student Communication Survey to sample of students. Sponsor: IR and President's Office.

January- February 2015. HEDS Sexual Assault Campus Climate Survey to all students. Sponsor: IR and Title IX.

December 2014. On-line Course Evaluations to all students. Sponsor: Provost.

November 2014. Quality of Life Survey to sample of students. Sponsor: Office of Housing and Residential Life.

October 2014. Interviews for Liberal Arts in the 21st Century to first-years and seniors. Sponsor: President's Office.

October 2014. CHAS to sample of students. Sponsor: IR and ODEI.

Orientation August 2014. CIRP Freshman Year Survey to first-years. Sponsor: Student Affairs.

ACADEMIC YEAR 2013-14

April- May 2014. Senior Exit Survey to graduating seniors. Sponsor: IR and CDO.

est. April 27- May 5 2014. On-line Course Evaluations to all students. Sponsor: Provost.

April 2014. Residence life to first-years, sophomores, juniors. Sponsor: Office of Housing and Residential Life.

February 11- April 2 2014. National Survey of Student Engagement to seniors and first-years. Sponsor: IR.

January 7-31 2014. Faculty research to first-years and sophomores. Sponsor: Katherine Corker, Assistant Professor of Psychology.

December 8-15 2013. On-line Course Evaluations to all students. Sponsor: Provost.

October 2013. Residence Life Quality of Life Survey to all students. Sponsor: Residence Life.

October 2013. SURE III to Summer Science students. Sponsor: National Science Division.

September 2013. Student Major interests. Sponsor: IR.

August 2013. Faculty research to entering first-years. Sponsor: Katherine Corker, Assistant Professor of Psychology.

ACADEMIC YEAR 2012-13

est. April 29- May 5, 2013. On-line Course Evaluations to all students. Sponsor: Provost.

March- May 2013. Senior Exit Survey to graduating seniors. Sponsor: IR and CDO.

March/April 2013. Comprehensive assessments to seniors. Sponsor: Student Council Academic Affairs Committee.

March 2013. Gender and major at Kenyon to sample of all students. Sponsor: Student research group.

February 23- March 14 2013. Quantitative Reasoning and Learning Assessment to sample of first-years and seniors. Sponsor: Provost and IR.

February 7- 26 2013. MISO to sample of students. Sponsor: LBIS and IR.

est. December 9-16 2012. On-line Course Evaluations to all students. Sponsor: Provost.

est. October 1-19 2012. Quality of Life Survey and North Campus Apartment Survey to all students on campus. Sponsor: Student Affairs.

August 2012 during orientation. CIRP Freshman Year Survey to first-years. Sponsor: Student Affairs.

ACADEMIC YEAR 2011-12

April 30- May 6 2012. On-line Course Evaluation Pilot to all students. Sponsor: Provost.

Spring 2012. Multi-Institution Study of Leadership to all students. Sponsor: Student Affairs.

March 19- May 25 2012. Senior Exit Survey to graduating seniors. Sponsor: IR and CDO.

April 2- April 26 2012. Kenyon Writes to sample of students. Sponsor: CIRP.

April 7 2012. Spirituality Survey to all students. Sponsor: Student Affairs.

April 25 2012. LBIS Carrel Customer Feedback to seniors with carrels. Sponsor: LBIS.

February 13-29 2012. National Survey of Student Engagement 2.0 to seniors and first-years. Sponsor: IR.

ACADEMIC YEAR 2010-11

February 2011. National Survey of Student Engagement to seniors and first-years. Sponsor: IR.

ACADEMIC YEAR 2007-08

February 2008. National Survey of Student Engagement to seniors and first-years. Sponsor: IR.

Surveys of Faculty

ACADEMIC YEAR 2020-21

March- April 2021. Collaborative on Academic Careers in Higher Education to all faculty. Sponsor: IR.

ACADEMIC YEAR 2019-20

February 2020. FSSE to all full-time faculty. Sponsor: IR.

October 2019. HHMI faculty survey to all faculty. Sponsor: HHMI coordinator.

ACADEMIC YEAR 2018-19

March 2019. HHMI/SSTEM faculty survey to National Science Division faculty. Sponsor: HHMI and SSTEM grant coordinators.

ACADEMIC YEAR 2017-18

March 22 2018. Global learning survey to all faculty. Sponsor: Global learning committee and Provost.

February 19 2018. COACHE to all tenure and TT faculty. Sponsor: IR and Office of the Provost.

February 1 2018. MISO to all faculty. Sponsor: IR and LBIS.

Spring 2018. Admissions marketing survey to sample of faculty. Sponsor: Office of Admissions.

August 2017. Healthcare benefits survey to all faculty and staff. Sponsor: IR and HR.

Fall 2017. Teagle survey to all faculty. Sponsor: Office of the Provost.

ACADEMIC YEAR 2016-17

May 2017. Healthcare benefits survey to all faculty and staff. Sponsor: IR and HR.

March 2017. FSSE Faculty Survey to all faculty. Sponsor: Provost and IR.

November 2016. Campus Climate and Sexual Assault Survey to all faculty. Sponsor: Civil Rights and Title IX Coordinator and IR.

ACADEMIC YEAR 2015-16

ACADEMIC YEAR 2014-15

Winter 2014. COACHE to all faculty. Sponsor: Provost and IR.

September 2014. Essentials Review to all faculty. Sponsor: CIP and Provost.

ACADEMIC YEAR 2013-14

April/May 2014. Maintenance Customer Service Survey to all faculty. Sponsor: Maintenance.

January 2014. HERI Faculty to all faculty. Sponsor: Provost and IR.

March 25 2014. FSSE Faculty Survey to all faculty. Sponsor: Provost and IR.

May 2014 est. GLCA faculty socialization to all faculty. Sponsor: Provost.

ACADEMIC YEAR 2012-13

February 2013. MISO to all faculty. Sponsor: LBIS and IR.

September 2012. Blended Technologies survey to all faculty. Sponsor: faculty.

October 2012. Survey of the Curriculum to all faculty. Sponsor: Provost.

ACADEMIC YEAR 2011-12

March 1- March 30 2012. Kenyon Writes to all faculty. Sponsor: CIRP/Provost.

October 27- January 13 2011. COACHE to tenured and tenure track faculty. Sponsor: Provost and IR.

ACADEMIC YEAR 2010-11

Fall 2010. HERI Faculty Survey to tenured and tenure track faculty. Sponsor: Provost and IR.

ACADEMIC YEAR 2007-08

Fall 2007. HERI Faculty Survey to tenured and tenure track faculty. Sponsor: Provost and IR.

ACADEMIC YEAR 2004-05

December 2005. COACHE to tenure track faculty. Sponsor: Provost and IR.

Fall 2004. HERI Faculty Survey to tenured and tenure track faculty. Sponsor: Provost and IR.

Surveys of Alumni

ACADEMIC YEAR 2019-20

November 2019. Advancement research to sample of alumni. Sponsor: IR.

June 2020. One Year Out survey to Class of 2019. Sponsor: IR.

February 2020. Neuroscience External Review to Neuroscience majors/concentrators. Sponsor: Neuro and IR.

June 2019. HEDS Alumni Survey to Classes of 2010 and 2015. Sponsor: IR.

August 2019. AMES External Review to AMES majors/minors. Sponsor: AMES program and IR.

ACADEMIC YEAR 2018-19

June 2019. One Year Out survey to Class of 2018. Sponsor: IR.

June 2019. HEDS Alumni Survey to Classes of 2009 and 2014. Sponsor: IR.

August 2019. AMES External Review to AMES majors/minors. Sponsor: AMES program and IR.

ACADEMIC YEAR 2017-18

June 2018. One Year Out survey to Class of 2017. Sponsor: IR.

June 2018. HEDS Alumni Survey to Classes of 2008 and 2013. Sponsor: IR.

June 2018. Biology External Review to Biology majors. Sponsor: Biology and IR.

June 2018. Psychology External Review to Psychology majors. Sponsor: Psychology and IR.

June 2018. Chemistry External Review to Chemistry majors. Sponsor: Chemistry and IR.

Academic Year 2016-17
Spring 2017
June 2017 One Year Out survey Class of 2016 IR
June 2017 HEDS Alumni survey Classes of 2007 and 2012 IR
June 2017 History External Review History majors History, IR
Fall 2016
October 2016 Music External Review Music majors Music, IR
Academic Year 2015-16
Spring 2016
June 2016 Economics External Review Economics majors Economics, IR
June 2016 Physics External Review Physics majors Physics, IR
May/June 2016 HEDS Alumni Survey Classes of 2006 and 2011  IR
Academic Year 2014-15
Spring 2015
June 2015 English External Review Sample of English majors English, IR
June 2015 One Year Our Survey Class of 2014 IR
May/June 2015 HEDS Alumni Survey Classes of 2005 and 2010 IR
February 2015 Art History External Review Art History majors Art History, IR
Fall 2014
October Studio Art External Review  Studio Art Majors Studio art, IR
Academic Year 2013-14
Spring 2014
January 2014 Kenyon Summer Science External Review Summer Science participants Natural Sciences, IR
June 2014 HEDS Alumni Survey Classes of 2004 and 2009  IR
June 2014 One Year Out Survey Class of 2013 IR
Fall 2013
November 2013 Classics External Review  Classics majors  Classics, IR
November 2013 International Studies International Studies majors  Intl. Studies, IR
Academic Year 2012-13
Spring 2013
April 2013 Kenyon Alumni Survey  Sample of alumnae Alumni Relations 
May 2013 HEDS Alumni survey Classes of 2003 and 2008 Alumni Relations, IR
June 2013 One year out graduates survey Class of 2012 Alumni Relations, IR
April 2013  Women's and Gender Studies External Review WGS majors and concentrators Alumni Relations, IR
Fall 2012
Sept. 6-Oct. 18 2012 Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Alumni survey Classes of 2003-2012 IR, BMB
October Presidential Search Survey   Provost
Academic Year 2011-12
Spring 2012
May 15-June 1, 2012 HEDS Alumni Survey Classes of 2002 and 2007 Alumni Affairs, IR

 

Surveys of Staff

Dates Title Population IRB # Sponsor/ Contact
Academic Year 2017-18
Spring 2018
March 2018 MISO Survey All staff outside of LBIS   LBIS, IR
Fall 2017
August 2017 Healthcare benefits survey All faculty and staff   HR, IR
Academic Year 2015-16
Spring 2016
March 2016 Campus Climate and Sexual Assault Survey All staff   Civil Rights and Title IX Coordinator, IR
Fall 2015
October 2015 Employee Survey All staff   IR
Academic Year 2013-14
Spring 2013
February 2013 MISO  All staff outside of LBIS  20120035  LBIS/IR