Office of Survey Research

 

Lab

 

The Office of Survey Research (OSR) provides high quality survey research that supports the mission of Western Washington University in a cost-effective manner. In particular, OSR surveys students, alumni, employers, and the campus community to provide valuable assessment and institutional data, analysis, and reports which can be used for improvement of programs, instruction, faculty scholarship, and information services.

OSR is responsible for developing and administering the Western Educational Longitudinal Study (WELS), including baseline surveys of incoming students, second-year surveys, exit surveys of graduating students, and alumni surveys. See WELS Survey Design.

OSR Activities

 

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  • OSR supports assessment and accountability research at Western;
  • OSR is responsible for developing and administering WELS;
  • OSR acts as a research unit within the Sociology Department at Western;
  • OSR provides instruction in survey research methods and employment opportunities for students at Western, particularly sociology majors and graduate students

Reports Published 2013-2014

Reports Published 2012-2013

Administrative Staff

Director

John Krieg, PhD
Office of Survey Research
Parks Hall 307
Bellingham, WA 98225-9074
(360) 650-7405
John.Krieg@wwu.edu

Program Manager

Linda Clark , MA
Office of Survey Research
Arntzen Hall 513
Bellingham, WA 98225-9018
(360) 650-4882
Linda.Clark@wwu.edu

Research Analyst

Beth Hartsoch, MA
Office of Survey Research
Arntzen Hall 515
Bellingham, WA 98225-9018
(360) 650-7376
Beth.Hartsoch@wwu.edu

Page Updated 04.08.2014