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This Week in IPEDS  August 20, 2013
  1. Second Comment Period Open for Proposed Changes for the IPEDS Data Collections
  2. Updated Human Resources (HR) Survey Forms and Instructions

Second Comment Period Open for Proposed Changes for the IPEDS 2014-15 and 2015-16 Data Collections

The Federal Register posting on August 8th [Federal Register Volume 78, Number 153] opened the 30-day public comment period on the request to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for clearance for the 2014-15 and 2015-16 IPEDS data collections. Details on the proposed changes can be found on the www.regulations.gov website ( http://www.regulations.gov/#!documentDetail;D=ED-2013-ICCD-0029-0010). Comments should be submitted through the http://www.regulations.gov by September 9, 2013.

Updated Human Resources (HR) Survey Forms and Instructions

Please note that there are NO CHANGES in HR reporting for 2013-14. However, clarifications have been made to screens and instructions, to address respondent questions. These include: 1) Several Occupational Categories have been renamed, to better describe who should be reported in them, 2) a new “Key Reporting Concepts” section has been added to the instructions, 3) the “multi-year contract” category has been expanded to “multi-year or continuing or at-will contract,” and 4) some glossary terms have been updated. The forms and instructions are available through the Data Provider Center at: http://surveys.nces.ed.gov/ipeds/.


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