Definitions - N

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Non-Operational Revenue

Refers to revenue produced from AUF + Adjusted Investment Income.

New Invention Disclosures

Invention is any art or process (way of doing or making things), machine, manufacture, design, or composition of matter, or any new and useful improvement thereof, or any variety of plant, which is or may be patentable under the patent laws of the United States. (U.S. Patent and Trademark Office)

Net Revenues from State-Owned Hospitals

Revenues (net of discounts, allowances, uncompensated care, and bad debt expense) generated from the institution's daily patient care, special or other services, as well as revenues from health clinics that are part of a hospital.

Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander

A person having origins in any of the original peoples of Hawaii, Guam, Samoa, or other Pacific Islands.

Number of Graduates

Represent baccalaureate recipients who started college in a Texas public institution within 10 years of their graduation date.

National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)

A part of the Office of Educational Research and Improvement at the U. S. Department of Education, the center collects and reports statistical information showing the condition and progress of education in the U. S.

Non-Tenure-Track Faculty (NT)

A faculty member who is not seeking tenure.

National Science Foundation (NSF)

The National Science Foundation (NSF) is an independent federal agency created by Congress in 1950 "to promote the progress of science; to advance the national health, prosperity, and welfare; to secure the national defense..."

National Institutes of Health (NIH)

The National Institutes of Health (NIH), a part of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, is the nation’s medical research agency.