Kentucky: Council on Postsecondary Education

Data Collection Guidelines

Official guidelines are prepared and updated jointly by the Council and institutional staff and establish the basis for the reporting of data. These data are used by the Council staff for research purposes including academic degree program review and approval, state appropriation recommendations, development, accountability and other activities as prescribed in statutes.


Data Collection Resources

Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)
IPEDS consists of institution-level data that can be used to describe trends in postsecondary education at the institution, state and/or national levels. It is a single, comprehensive system that encompasses all identified institutions whose primary purpose is to provide postsecondary education.

College and University Personnel Association for Human Resources (CUPA-HR) Salary Surveys
CUPA-HR is the national authority on compensation surveys for higher education. The association publishes four annual salary surveys, plus benefits and benchmarking surveys.


Last Updated 8/8/2006