AIR Annual Forum 2012
|Date: Friday, June 15th, 2012||Return to Archive|
The Forum is the premier annual conference for members of the Association for Institutional Research. The four-day meeting is the world’s largest gathering of higher education professionals working in institutional research, assessment, planning and related postsecondary education fields.
The 2012 AIR Forum occurred from June 2-6 in New Orleans, Louisiana.
Two papers were presented by Institutional Research staff.
- Foraker, Matt. (2012). Does Changing Majors Really Affect the Time to Graduate?
- Foraker, Matt. (2012). Freshmen Performance in Foundational Courses: Implications for Retention and Graduation Rates
Dr. Foraker's research on major changes was featured in an article in The Chronicle of Higher Education.
Western Kentucky University uses SAS to give faculty and administrators self-service access to data about students, faculty, programs and courses – when they want it, the way they want it.
A customer success story, published by SAS, detailed the implementation and preliminary outcomes of the Institutional Research Decision Support System (IR-DSS). IR-DSS is a web application that provides on demand access to timely university data.