Virginia Nichols

Statistical and Information Officer
Primary office:
785-864-3275
St. Andrews Office Facility
Room 149
1515 St. Andrews Drive
Lawrence, KS 66047


Virginia is the Statistical and Information Officer, and has been with the office since 1974. Virginia's primary responsibility is to develop, analyze, and maintain federal surveys and major college guides, and disseminate university data and information. She coordinates the production of the University of Kansas Profiles, the Common Data Set, and she also responds to approximately forty comprehensive surveys per year. (B.S.E. in Secondary Education)


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Survey Calendar
  • National Survey of Student Engagement (NSSE)

February 15 - June 1, 2018

Measures the participation of first-year and senior students in programs and activities that institutions provide for their learning and personal development. Sponsored by KU.

  • UCelebrate Survey

March 25 - May 1, 2018

Captures responses from a random sample of students to assess effectiveness of our social norms campaign, the Jayhawk Buddy System. Sponsored by Student Affairs.

  • Evaluation of Academic Advising Experience Survey

April 2 - April 27, 2018

To collect information about the student experience with academic advising at KU. The information collected will be used to improve academic advising services available to students.Sponsored by KU Advising Network.

  • KU Senior Survey

Spring 2019

Collect information about the student experience at KU from seniors.

  • KU Graduate Student Survey

Spring 2019

Collect information from graduate students about their experience at KU.