11-13: External Data Reporting

Issued: 8-04


To establish a college policy to ensure accuracy and consistency of college data reported to federal, state, and national agencies.


A. All data reports required by the federal and state government, and national publications will be reviewed by the Office of Institutional Research at least one week prior to required submission. Such reports include, but are not limited to:



B. Originating departments are responsible for retaining replicable procedures to document how data were derived and make these procedural documents available to the Office of Institutional Research upon request.

All source documents will be kept in compliance with the FLC Records Management Manual.

If the originating department is unsure if an external report falls under this policy, the department will request clarification from the Office of Institutional Research.

Progress reports for grants are excluded from this policy though review by the Office of Grants Management is strongly encouraged.

Approved by the Presidentâ¿¿s Cabinet (August 18, 2004)