This article is published in the February 2018 issue.

Thank You, Data Buddies!

The CRA wishes to thank the computing departments who distributed CERP’s Data Buddies survey during the fall of 2017. These departments’ collective effort provided vital data for CERP’s research and evaluation assessing students’ varied experiences in computing degree programs.

Special thanks to the 34 elite Data Buddies departments, who obtained at least a 20 percent response rate from their students! These high-performing institutions are:

Baldwin Wallace University
Beloit College
Bethune-Cookman University
Boise State University
Boston University (Bioinformatics Department)
Calvin College
Carnegie Mellon University
Colorado School of Mines
Davidson College
Drew University
Drexel University
Eastern Washington University
Grinnell College
Harvey Mudd College
Illinois Wesleyan University
Kean University
Northeastern University
St. Mary’s College of Maryland
Tufts University
University of Alabama
University of Central Florida
University of Illinois at Chicago
University of Michigan-Flint
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
University of Notre Dame
University of Pennsylvania
University of Pittsburgh
University of Puerto Rico-Mayagüez
Wayne State University
Wellesley College
Western Washington University
Whitman College
Winston-Salem State University
Yale University

And a big thank you to the rest of the Data Buddies departments who distributed CERP’s surveys to students!

Arizona State University
Augustana College
Boston University (Computer Science Department)
Brown University
California State University-Long Beach
Clemson University
Columbia University
Connecticut College
Cornell University
Duke University
Fisk University
George Mason University
Georgia Institute of Technology
Harvard University
Johns Hopkins University
Miami University-Oxford
Montana State University
Morehouse College
Mount Holyoke College
New Mexico State University-Main Campus
New York University-Polytechnic School of Engineering
Oberlin College
Princeton University
Purdue University
Radford University
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Rochester Institute of Technology
Rutgers University-New Brunswick Campus
SUNY College-Plattsburgh
Texas A&M University
Texas State University
The College of New Jersey
The Ohio State University
Union College
University of California-Berkeley
University of Northern Iowa
University of Colorado-Boulder
University of Florida
University of Hawaii-Hilo
University of Houston
University of Illinois-Springfield
University of Illinois-Urbana Champaign
University of Maryland-Baltimore County
University of Maryland-College Park
University of Massachusetts-Amherst
University of Michigan-Ann Arbor
University of Minnesota-Twin Cities
University of Nebraska-Kearney
University of Nebraska-Lincoln
University of North Carolina-Charlotte
University of Puget Sound
University of Rochester
University of South Carolina-Columbia
University of South Florida-Main Campus
University of Texas-Austin
University of Texas-Dallas
University of Toronto
University of Utah
University of Washington
Virginia Tech
Washington and Lee University
Washington University-St Louis
Western Oregon University
Worcester Polytechnic Institute
Youngstown State University

Is your department listed? If not, help the computing community by volunteering your department to become a Data Buddy today! Visit CERP’s website to sign up: http:/



Thank You, Data Buddies!