Raw Data Tables

Perspectives on Social Innovation in Higher Education

From your perspective, how would you assess the degree to which social innovation concepts and practices are embedded in courses across disciplines?
Frequency Percentage
Poor 51 31.1
Adequate 48 29.3
Good 47 28.7
I don’t know / Not applicable 18 11.0
Total 164 100.0

 

From your perspective, how would you assess the support for your institution’s social innovation initiatives by…
Senior academic leaders
Frequency Percentage
Non-existent support 4 2.0
Weak support 58 29.3
Strong support 74 37.4
active leadership 45 22.7
I don’t know / Not applicable 17 8.6
Total 198 100.0

 

Faculty
Frequency Percentage
Non-existent support 4 2.0
Weak support 62 31.2
Strong support 85 42.7
active leadership 29 14.6
I don’t know / Not applicable 19 9.5
Total 199 100.0

 

Student affairs
  Frequency Percentage
Non-existent support 11 5.5
Weak support 51 25.6
Strong support 83 41.7
active leadership 29 14.6
I don’t know / Not applicable 25 12.6
Total 199 100.0

 

Students
  Frequency Percentage
Non-existent support 1 .5
Weak support 41 20.6
Strong support 83 41.7
active leadership 62 31.2
I don’t know / Not applicable 12 6.0
Total 199 100.0

 

From your perspective, how would you assess your institution’s institutional infrastructure to advance social innovation initiatives in terms of…
The processes in place for campus-wide coordination
Frequency Percentage
Non-existent 20 10.0
Exist, but sporadic and informal 73 36.3
Formalized across a small group 87 43.3
Campus-wide and highly effective 16 8.0
I don’t know / Not applicable 5 2.5
Total 201 100.0

 

Strategy for campus-wide growth
  Frequency Percentage
No strategy 30 15.0
Developing strategy 133 66.5
Coordinated, campus-wide strategy 29 14.5
I don’t know / Not applicable 8 4.0
Total 200 100.0

 

Financial sustainability of social innovation initiatives
  Frequency Percentage
Most initiatives are unfunded 41 20.7
Most initiatives are funded in the short-term (annual or one-time funding) 67 33.8
Most initiatives are funded in the mid-term (1-3 years) 56 28.3
Most initiatives maintain long-term financial sustainability 15 7.6
I don’t know / Not applicable 19 9.6
Total 198 100.0

 

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*The tables below represent totals and are not scaled or standardized. See Level Three Findings for tables with scaled values.

How does the number of curricular and co-curricular offerings compare with…

Number of Curricular and Co-curricular Offerings vs. Region
Region Number Curricular and Co-curricular Offerings
New England (US) 123
Middle Atlantic (US) 131
East North Central (US) 90
West North Central (US) 64
South Atlantic (US) 133
East South Central (US) 23
West South Central (US) 44
Mountain (US) 44
Pacific (US) 136
Europe 130
Asia 80
North America 79
Central America 45
Caribbean 3
South America 14
Africa 38
Oceania 11

 

Number of Courses in Social Innovation vs. Region
Region Graduate Undergraduate Total
New England (US) 19 18 93
Middle Atlantic (US) 23 22 265
East North Central (US) 19 19 105
West North Central (US) 10 11 118
South Atlantic (US) 25 24 201
East South Central (US) 4 4 13
West South Central (US) 8 8 38
Mountain (US) 5 5 46
Pacific (US) 25 25 217
Europe 28 29 89
Asia 15 14 64
North America 11 12 105
Central America 5 6 34
Caribbean 1 1 0
South America 4 4 5
Africa 6 6 15
Oceania 2 3 2
Grand Total 210 211 1410

 

Number of Curricular and Co-curricular Offerings vs. Institutional Size
Institutional Size (Graduate and undergraduate) Number Curricular and Co-curricular Offerings
0-3,000 316
10,000-30,000 389
3,000-10,000 282
30,000+ 201
Grand Total 1188

 

Number of Curricular and Co-curricular Offerings vs. Institutional Type (Public/Private)
Institutional Type Number Curricular and Co-curricular Offerings
Private 616
Public 517
Neither 55
Grand Total 1188

 

Number of Curricular and Co-curricular Offerings vs. Term Most Frequently Used
Term most frequently used Number Curricular and Co-curricular Offerings
social entrepreneurship 489
social innovation 167
changemaking 54
civic engagement 31
service learning 107
social justice 41
entrepreneurship 25
innovation 82
other: 108
None of the above 84
Grand Total 1188

How does the number of faculty and staff advancing campus-wide social innovation programs compare with…

Faculty and Staff Number vs. Region

Region Number of faculty and staff at your institution are currently advancing campus-wide programs in social innovation
New England 16
Middle Atlantic 19
East North Central 17
West North Central 11
South Atlantic 20
East South Central 4
West South Central 7
Mountain 5
Pacific 22
Europe 26
Asia 12
North America 12
Central America 6
Caribbean 1
South America 3
Africa 5
Oceania 2
Grand Total 188

 

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Breakdown of the Data by Regions

 *Only Census respondent institutions with institutional size information were included in this analysis.
Region
Census Respondent Institutions
Number Institutions Public/State
Number Applies Campus-wide and Reports to President
Number Applies Campus-wide and Reports to Provost
Number Associated with Center or Office
Number Housed within Academic Department
Number Associated with Student Affairs
Number Associated with Academic Affairs
Africa 4 3 0 0 3 2 1 2
Asia 15 8 3 1 5 5 5 7
Central America 5 0 1 2 3 3 3 2
Europe 28 15 8 2 12 9 9 4
North America 11 11 2 2 5 5 1 0
Oceania 3 3 1 0 2 2 0 0
South America 4 2 1 1 1 4 2 2
US – East North Central 21 9 2 2 9 9 2 0
US – Middle Atlantic 24 5 2 5 14 9 3 2
US – Mountain 6 4 3 2 4 1 2 1
US – New England 20 2 2 2 13 11 3 1
US – Pacific 25 11 4 7 13 7 5 3
US – South Atlantic 25 11 3 7 14 8 5 6
US – West North Central 11 6 2 1 5 5 3 3
US – West South Central 8 3 2 2 4 7 1 0
US -East South Central 4 1 0 1 4 2 0 0
Grand Total 214 94 36 37 111 89 45 33

 

Region
Average Number of Faculty and Staff per 100 Students
Average Number of Faculty and Staff per 100 Students
Average Number of Curricular and Co-curricular Offerings per 100 Students
Average Number of Courses per 100 Students
Africa 5.0 49.8 28.8 1.9
Asia 9.1 90.8 39.6 37.6
Central America 2.3 22.7 9.2 14.1
Europe 2.4 23.5 16.2 11.9
North America 2.2 22.0 8.6 7.2
Oceania 0.3 2.6 0.8 0.4
South America 0.6 6.2 1.4 0.7
US – East North Central 1.4 14.0 7.9 8.3
US – Middle Atlantic 19.5 195.0 80.5 272.3
US – Mountain 1.0 10.0 7.3 2.6
US – New England 2.5 25.4 13.5 13.7
US – Pacific 10.1 100.9 36.6 58.8
US – South Atlantic 2.7 27.3 9.0 12.4
US – West North Central 0.8 7.7 7.3 10.8
US – West South Central 3.2 32.4 16.8 10.9
US -East South Central 2.1 21.3 21.5 18.6
Grand Total 5.3 52.9 24.1 45.4

 

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