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Friday, February 12, 2016


• IPEDS Reporting
• The Vagina Monologues
• AAMI Lecture Series Presents Samuel Oduselu
• Elections That Reshaped the Presidency and the Nation
• State of the Community Program
• Microsoft Word 2013 Training


• As the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) Winter collection concludes, we wish to thank each individual in the various offices on the UWG campus who contributed to fulfilling the data requirements. Much of the information is uploaded to IPEDS at the University System of Georgia (USG) system level directly from the USG/BOR data warehouse, however, the burden of completion remains on each individual institution. IEA appreciates the time, effort and consideration that each contributor gives to the IPEDS data collection effort.

The IPEDS Spring collection includes the Fall Enrollment, Finance, Human Resources, and Academic Libraries components. A representative in each of these areas has received log in credentials and temporary passwords. If you need additional information or assistance from IEA please contact us at your earliest convenience. Please submit your completed submission by March 30, 2016 so that IEA may submit the collection to the USG IPEDS coordinator.

Again, we are appreciative and wish to say THANK YOU to everyone at UWG who is involved in the IPEDS reporting process.
Previous year's IPEDS Feedback Reports are available here.

Compliance Notice: Mandatory Reporting Requirements for Institutions with Program Participation Agreements
Section 490 of the Higher Education Amendments of 1992 (P.L. 102-325) requires that "institutions will complete surveys conducted as part of the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)…in a timely manner and to the satisfaction of the Secretary". Thus, reporting to IPEDS is mandatory for institutions that participate in or are applicants for participation in any Federal financial assistance program authorized by Title IV of the Higher Education Act of 1965, as amended (20 USC 1094, Section 487(a)(17)).

Elaine Harper, UWG IPEDS Keyholder
Sr. Institutional Research Analyst

Cathi Jenks, Ph.D.
Associate Vice President for Institutional Effectiveness & Assessment

Institutional Effectiveness and Assessment 
IEA Data Request Submission Form 


• Please join us for Eve Ensler's award winning The Vagina Monologues February 11-13, at 7 pm in Kathy Cashen Hall. Tickets can be purchased from cast members and in the Foreign Languages and Literatures Office (Cobb 107.) The ticket sales ($5 for students in advance, $7 for community members and for everyone the day of the show) will benefit our local Prevention, Advocacy and Resource Center (PARC-formerly the West Georgia Rape Crisis Center).

Please contact Betsy Dahms for more information.

• The African-American Male Initiative (AAMI) Program is happy to announce that Mr. Samuel Oduselu, motivational speaker, will speak on Tuesday, February 23, to present "Achieve More: 4 Steps for Creating Extraordinary Results." Attendees can expect to learn how to:

• Identify their true dream and dream imposters.
• Recognize the most important thing to do in order to succeed.
• Recognize factors that keep them tied down to mediocrity.
• Seek out “dream partners” who will help them accomplish their goals.

Please encourage your students to attend. Students must bring their UWG ID to check in. This program is FREE and open to the public. If you want to offer extra credit to your students, contact Ms. Cheryl Thomas Hill, Coordinator, AAMI

Time: 7 pm
Location: Campus Center Ballroom 108.2
For more information, contact the Center for Diversity & Inclusion at 678-839-5400.

• Dr. Bruce Schulman, Professor of History at Boston University, will present Three Elections that Reshaped the Presidency and the Nation – 1964, 1968, 1972, on Tuesday, February 23, at 11 am, in Ingram Library. His talk is in association with the exhibit, Private Presidential Pathways: The Photograph of George Tames, on display at Ingram Library February 8 through March 4. This program and exhibit are sponsored by Ingram Library’s Penelope Melson Society.
In this program, Dr. Schulman will explore how the three pivotal elections of 1964, 1968, and 1972 transformed American public life for generations. These three elections witnessed more than a shift in ideology or in the fortunes of the two major parties. They ushered in fundamental changes in presidential politics — in the ways candidates campaigned for the nation’s highest office, the manner in which parties selected their nominees, and how presidents governed the United States.
Dr. Schulman is William Huntington Professor of History and Chair of the History Department at Boston University. He is the author of three books on the political history of the 1960s and 1970s. He has additionally written for The New York Times and The Washington Post, among other newspapers, and has served as a consultant and commentator on ABC News, PBS, and the History Channel. Due to his major contributions to the study of American history, Schulman was named to be part of the Organization of American Historians’ “Distinguished Lectureship Program.”
On the day of Dr. Schulman’s talk, special public parking will be provided in the Townsend Center gated lot beginning at 10 am.
This project is supported by Georgia Humanities through appropriations made by the Georgia General Assembly.
For further information, visit westga.edu/library or contact Catherine Hendricks or call 9-5337.

• On February 25, the College of Social Sciences will host the inaugural State of Community: Carroll event to explore recent findings on issues and trends affecting the quality of life and state of community in Carroll County.

The morning breakfast highlights trends and patterns affecting the lives of Carroll County leaders and residents, including trends in voting, crime, public health, and demographics, among others.

Immediately following breakfast is a series of workshops on leadership, data-driven decision-making, and grant writing designed to meet professional development needs of those leading and serving Carroll County.

More information about State of Community: Carroll on February 25 can be found online.

Registration is $25 and includes breakfast, workshops and event materials. All events take place in UWG's Campus Center Ballroom.


• Learn Microsoft Word 2013 Basic on Friday, February19 and Word 2013 Intermediate on March 18. Courses meet from 8:30 am-3:30 pm at UWG Newnan. Basic is $89 and Intermediate is $99. Continuing Education will process internal transfers for UWG faculty/staff registrations for professional development courses/training with supervisor approval and account chart string or use your P-Card. View on-site courses at westga.edu/conted or call 678-839-6612.