1997 Alumni Survey
In Spring 1997, the Offices of Assessment and Institutional Research surveyed 691 alumni who received bachelor's degrees in December 1993, May 1994 and August 1994. 34% of the surveys were returned. As you review the results that follow, note the striking similarity to the Graduating Senior Survey data.
- 93% "agree" or "strongly agree" that they have learned to view learning as a lifelong experience.
- 90% "agree" or "strongly agree" that their experiences and course work at UW-Green Bay encouraged them to think creatively and innovatively.
- 74% "agree" or "strongly agree" that UW-Green Bay provides a strong interdisciplinary, problem-focused education.
- 55% would return to UW-Green Bay and complete the same major if they started college over; 25% would return to UW-Green Bay but choose another major.
- 25% have been accepted for, are currently enrolled in, or have already completed a graduate/professional degree program.
- 85% are working full-time and 8% are working part-time.
- Half work in positions that are "very related" to their major and 34% work in positions that are "somewhat related" to their major.
- The median salary of respondents working full-time is $26,364.
Table 1. Academic Preparation
|Item, skill, or knowledge area||% Receiving "Excellent" or "Good" Preparation Ratings||% Rating Item "Important" or "Very Important" to Current Work|
|Arts, music and literature||52%||29%|