his 20th edition of the Nova Southeastern
Fact Book
reflects an expanding
body of data and information that provides
perspective on the university’s character, growth,
and accomplishments. The 2012
Fact Book
narrative, numeric, and graphic representation of
the university, including history, characteristics, and
development of the institution. Data are presented in
both tabular and graphic formats to provide pertinent
detail, and general trends are highlighted.
Last year, Institutional Effectiveness distributed
approximately 1,800 copies of the 2011
Fact Book
carrying NSU’s message to a wide and varied audience.
Fact Book
readers continue to contribute to the usefulness
of the document with each publication cycle. The
is also accessible on the World Wide Web via
NSU’s web page or directly at
Fact Book
is consulted regularly by faculty and staff
members and administrators throughout the university.
It is a critical resource regarding NSU for both internal
and external institutional stakeholders. The
Fact Book
has proven to be an essential reference for the Office of
Grants and Contracts in culling data and information
for inclusion in sponsored funding proposals, and serves
as an official record for NSU of institutional status and
progress during a given period. The different versions
of the
Fact Book
produced over the last decade provide
a vital record for purposes of tracking and monitoring
progress toward institutional excellence.
Appreciation is again extended to the institutional
research team who produced the content of the
Fact Book
Ronald Chenail
Vice President for Institutional Effectiveness