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IU South Bend to survey post-graduate outcomes

Alumni News Release May 30, 2024

A graduate celebrates with her diploma cover during the IU South Bend Commencement in South Bend  Indiana University South Bend is joining the other IU regional campuses and four other universities around the country to study alumni post-graduation outcomes.

Results from the National Alumni Career Mobility Survey will help IU South Bend improve educational value by examining graduate economic mobility and outcomes five and 10 years after graduation.

The effort by the American Association of State Colleges and Universities (AASCU) is supported by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. IU South Bend and the other universities will conduct the survey in the fall of 2024.

The survey will focus on:

  • Career insights
  • Economic mobility
  • Education satisfaction
  • Career satisfaction
  • Learning outcomes and experiences
  • Community engagement
  • Postsecondary value

“We’re excited to see the insight our alumni will provide about their educational experiences and how that has translated into their success after leaving campus,” said IU South Bend Chancellor Susan Elrod. “This will also help us learn how we might make the Titan experience even better.”

Other institutions taking part are East Tennessee State University, Oakland University, California State University Dominguez Hills and University of Maryland Eastern Shore.

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