December 3, 2012
An online dashboard launched today provides taxpayers more performance and accountability data about Washington’s public four-year colleges and universities.
The legislation directed Washington’s six public four-year colleges and universities to report annually on a range of metrics related to student enrollment, progression, graduation, and to display them in a centralized dashboard.
The dashboard provides an opportunity to highlight the effectiveness of Washington’s four-year institutions, and encourage data-driven discussions of higher education policy.
In addition to better informing policy makers, students and their families, and the general public – the dashboard helps streamline various accountability efforts across multiple state agencies.