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Student Plans to Attend Online Events in April: 34% none, 31% student org program, 25% speaker/panel, 13% performing arts, 11% wellness, 8% athletics, 2% other

 Employee Plans to Attend Online Events in April. Faculty: 56% none, 29% speaker/panel, 9% performing arts, 9% wellness, 5% other, 3% athletics. Staff: 34% speaker/panel, 34% wellness, 32% none, 18% athletics, 8% performing arts, 3% other


 

On March 30, 2021 we asked 739 registered student users (out of a total population of 8,941):

Students can attend a variety of William & Mary extracurricular events/programs online. What W&M events do you plan to attend online in April?

Text all that apply.

A Athletics
B Performing Arts
C Speaker/panel
D Student org program
E Wellness
F Other-what?
G None-why?

We received 357 responses (48% response rate):

  • None: 33.6%
  • Student Org Program: 31.4%
  • Speaker/Panel: 24.6%
  • Performing Arts: 13.4%
  • Wellness: 10.9%
  • Athletics: 7.8%
  • Other: 2.0%

7 users who responded "Other" identified the specific events they were planning to attend:

  • Protest: 3
  • Religious Services: 1
  • Symposium/Conference: 1
  • Visual Arts: 1
  • Workshop: 1

Of the explanations provided by those who responded that they were not planning to attend any events:

  • Too busy/Insufficient Time or Energy: 41.0%
  • Virtual events not appealing/Too much time already spent online: 32.1%
  • No Interest/Engaged in other activities: 12.8%
  • Other: 10.3%
  • Lack of awareness: 3.8%

We also asked 139 registered staff users and 261 registered staff users (out of university populations of 870 and 1,941 respectively):

Which online W&M enrichment events do you plan to attend in April?

1 Athletics
2 Performing arts
3 Speaker/panel
4 Wellness
5 Other-what?

6 None-why?

We received 77 faculty responses (77% response rate) and 101 staff responses (39% response rate).

Faculty:

  • None: 55.8%
  • Speaker/Panel: 28.6%
  • Performing Arts: 9.1%
  • Wellness: 9.1%
  • Other: 5.2%
  • Athletics: 2.6%

Staff:

  • Speaker/Panel: 33.7%
  • Wellness: 33.7%
  • None: 31.7%
  • Athletics: 17.8%
  • Performing Arts: 7.9%
  • Other: 3.0%

The specific "other" events faculty and staff indicated that they planned to attend were:

  • Book Club: 1 faculty member, 1 staff member
  • Professional Development: 1 faculty member, 1 staff member
  • Religious Services: 1 staff member
  • Virtual Water Cooler: 1 staff member
  • Visual Arts: 1 faculty member

Of the explanations provided by faculty who responded that they were not planning to attend any events:

  • Too busy/Insufficient Time or Energy: 74.3%
  • Virtual events not appealing/Too much time already spent online: 14.3%
  • No Interest/Engaged in other activities: 5.7%
  • Other: 5.7%

Of the explanations provided by staff who responded that they were not planning to attend any events:

  • Too busy/Insufficient Time or Energy: 63.0%
  • Other: 22.2%
  • No Interest/Engaged in other activities: 7.4%
  • Virtual events not appealing/Too much time already spent online: 3.7%
  • Lack of awareness: 3.7%

 


 

  

 

 


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