• Newsletter Archives

    The Office of Institutional Effectiveness publishes a monthly newsletter detailing the latest research findings in the Hamline community. Please click on an issue below to download the PDF file.

    2019 Newsletters

    • January 2019
      This month highlights study habits from the latest National Survey of Student Engagement!
    • February 2019
      What do students do once they graduate? Find out with this month's newsletter, highlighting results from the First Destination Survey!
    • March 2019
      Get to know Hamline undergraduates' demographic and residential information in the March Monthly Stat!
    • April 2019
      Learn about degrees conferred in this month's issue! 
    • May 2019
      As commencement approaches, let's take a look at our data on graduates and student demographics! 
    • Summer 2019
      Quench your summer data thirst with the latest results from the 2019 Senior Survey! 
    • September 2019
      Welcome back students! This month's issue of the Monthly Stat features advice to fellow students, compliments of the 2019 Senior Survey. 
    • October 2019
      This month features how students spend their time on various activities!
    • November 2019
      How many papers are assigned to first year and senior students during a typical school year? Find out this and more in the November issue!
    • December 2019
      It is snowy and cold! Find out how many hours our students spend commuting to campus in this month's issue of the Monthly Stat! 

    2018 Newsletters

    • Spring 2018
      Where do first year students live? What is their average age? Can you find sneaky Bishop Leo twice? Find out in this month's issue of the monthly Stat!
    • Summer 2018
      Learn about Hamline students' lifestyle and safety patterns from the results of the Fall 2017 American College Health Association Survey!
    • October 2018
      Welcome back, Pipers! Learn what students report about their Hamline education in the latest National Survey of Student Engagement results!
    • December 2018
      With the holiday season approaching, take time to care for yourself. Learn about Piper's health habits in this month's Monthly Stat!

    2017 Newsletters

    • January 2017
      Pipers come from many states. Find out which ones and more in the January issue!
    • February 2017
      We communicate every day with our colleagues. Find out what we communicate about and how in this issue! 
    • March 2017
      Spring break is approaching! How do students spend their free time
    • April 2017
      Student to faculty communication is the feature of this month's issue, with results from the 2016 National Survey of Student Engagement! 
    • Summer 2017
      Check out this month's issue for results from the 2017 Senior Survey! 
    • October 2017
      What advice did graduating seniors have for new Pipers?
    • November 2017
      This month's issue features preliminary results from the 2017 National Survey of Student Engagement.

    2016 Newsletters

    • November 2016
      Where are our students living? How many states do our first years come from? Find this and more in the November issue! 
    • October 2016
      Who are our students? This fall's census day data explores select demographic information about our student population! 
    • September 2016
      Pipers are back in school! The Spring 2016 NSSE results are in, and this issue explores students' reflections on their coursework. 
    • Summer 2016     
      Results from the Senior Survey are in! The survey explores satisfaction and knowledge gained during seniors' time at Hamline. 
    • May 2016
      As we approach graduation, check out where students go with the data from the Employment and Education Survey. 
    • April 2016
      What sort of factors influence academic performance among our students? 
    • March 2016
      The results from the National College Health Assessment are featured in this month's issue and look at undergrads' mental health trends.   
    • February 2016
      Welcome back Pipers! This month we explore who is planning to study abroad as well as countries and states represented.       

    2015 Newsletters

    • December 2015
      As the semester draws to a close, let's take a look at the number of papers students are typically assigned.
    • November 2015
      What sort of habits do students utilize when studying?
    • October 2015
      Seniors and first years reflect on their Hamline experiences with additional NSSE results.
    • September 2015
      Preliminary results from the 2015 administration of the National Survey of Student Engagement (NSSE) are featured in September's newsletter!
    • Summer 2015
      The Summer Stat explores results from the 2015 Senior Survey and looks at activities seniors participated in during their time at Hamline.
    • April 2015
      This issue of The Monthly Stat highlights the last graduating class and their activities.
    • March 2015
      In honor of the Mitchell|Hamline combination, the March issue of The Monthly Stat highlights demographics and information pertaining to Hamline's School of Law.
    • February 2015
      Where are Pipers from? This month, The Monthly Stat showcases the countries that Pipers represent.
    • January 2015
      Hamline students have many majors to choose from-but which are most popular? Find out this as well as where our students work after graduation in this month's issue of The Monthly Stat!

    2014 Newsletters

    • December 2014
      The results from the Beginning College Survey of Student Assessment are in! Find out more about the incoming first-year students in this issue and be sure to check out the guest statue!
    • November 2014
      How many women and men are attending Hamline? What are their majors? The Monthly Stat explores this in the November issue, as well as breakdowns of enrollment over time.
    • October 2014
      Earlier this year, Performance Enhancement Group Ltd. conducted an Alumni Attitudes Study. We have worked with the Alumni Relations Office to bring some results of the study to the October Monthly Stat in this month's theme, Alumni Attitudes!
    • September 2014
      Have you ever needed a fact or figure to describe something about Hamline University? This month, The Monthly Stat describes how to use the Common Data Set, which The Office of Institutional Research and Assessment complies every year.
    • August 2014
      The Office of Institutional Research and Assessment explores the leisurely activities of first year students as well as future goals in the August issue of The Monthly Stat.
    • July 2014
      How many transfer students are from Minnesota? How many transfers students study abroad? Find all this and more in the July issue of The Monthly Stat!
    • June 2014
      End of year advising is highlighted this month and features many attributes Hamline advisors offer!
    • May 2014
      Many Hamline students complete research projects on and off campus. This month explores the year to year occurrences and statuses of research projects.
    • April 2014
      As graduation approaches, seniors reflect on their opportunities and experiences here at Hamline University.
    • March 2014
      In honor of National Women’s History Month, data has been compiled to show the enrollment of degree seeking undergraduate and graduate women at Hamline since 2008. Special congratulations to Brinkley Prescott for finding Bishop Leo in the February issue!
    • February 2014
      The Office of Institutional Research and Assessment takes a look at study abroad and degrees awarded in the February issue of The Monthly Stat. Congratulations to Kari McMartin for successfully finding Bishop Leo!
    • January 2014
      This month features student perspectives ranging from high school to Hamline. Notable highlights include a feature on Margot Howard of the Hancock Hamline collaborative, and Lisa Deutsch from Facilities.

    2013 Newsletters

    • December 2013
      Why do students choose Hamline University? This month, first-year data is analyzed to break down the top reasons and demographics of students.
    • November 2013
      Data from the 2013 Senior Survey, the National Survey of Student Engagement (NSSE) and Census Day is broken down into interesting facts from the eyes of Hamline University students.
    • October 2013
      The first issue of The Monthly Stat features our office as well as facts from the various surveys we compile and participate in. Can you find where Bishop Leo is hiding in this issue?