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EDUCAUSE Core Data Service Fiscal Year 2008 Summary Report

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EDUCAUSE Core Data Service Fiscal Year 2008 Summary Report summarizes much of the data collected through the 2008 EDUCAUSE core data survey about campus information technology (IT) environments at colleges and universities in the U.S. and abroad. The report presents aggregated data and time trends through more than 100 figures and tables and accompanying descriptive text in five areas relevant to planning and managing IT in higher education: IT Organization, Staffing, and Planning; IT Financing and Management; Faculty and Student Computing; Networking and Security; and Information Systems. Appendices include a brief historical context, a list of participating campuses, the 2008 survey instrument, a glossary of terms from the survey, and a crosswalk between survey questions and figures and tables in the report.

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EDUCAUSE Core Data Service Fiscal Year 2008 Summary Report [PDF 2,756 KB ]
Table of Contents
  Understanding the Core Data Service [PDF 210 KB ]
Section 1 IT Organization, Staffing and Planning [PDF 394 KB ]
Section 2 IT Financing and Management [PDF 436 KB ]
Section 3 Faculty and Student Computing [PDF 298 KB ]
Section 4 Networking, Advanced Technologies, and IT Security [PDF 900 KB ]
Section 5 Information Systems [PDF 362 KB ]
Appendix A Historical Context [PDF 158 KB ]
Appendix B Participating Institutions [PDF 225 KB ]
Appendix C Core Data Survey Questionnaire [PDF 395 KB ]
Appendix D Glossary of Terms from the 2008 Core Data Survey [PDF 163 KB ]
Appendix E Crosswalk from Questionnaire to Tables and Figures [PDF 223 KB ]
  Index [PDF 159 KB ]

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