In pursuit of our goal to share key data, learning, and effective practices across the higher education sector, Powered by Publics is annually collecting institution-level data for eight measures that will contribute to the analysis of our collective progress in supporting student success for specific groups of students. These measures were identified in 2019 by a Data Advisory Committee comprised of representatives from a subset of Powered by Publics institutions with expertise in data and institutional research.
If your institution participates in the national Postsecondary Data Partnership (PDP), you have the option to submit data through the PDP instead. Please designate APLU as a recipient in your data-sharing agreement and send a request to the CDM team at firstname.lastname@example.org before August 1.
To submit data, please review the following items:
To designate your institutional Point of Contact gain who will receive credentials to access the Portal CLICK HERE. Access is based on your institutional IPEDS ID. Verify your IPEDS ID at College Navigator.
In addition to the the introductory webinar, APLU is hosting two virtual check-in meetings:
The Core Data Metrics (CDM) collection site will be open from July 1 to September 1, 2021. Due to COVID-19 and its impact on higher education, institutions that need extra time for this submission will be granted extra time. If extra time is needed, please send a request to CDM@aplu.org.
In order to examine data to identify potential areas of inequity for certain populations, each metric will be disaggregated for 15 subgroups:
Four strategic priorities guide Powered by Publics work. They are: