Digital Time Capsule

As the culmination of AIR’s 50th Anniversary celebration, a digital time capsule has been developed to highlight the contributions our members have made to AIR, their institutions, the field of IR, and higher education over the years. The time capsule is intended to be a snapshot of the various types of work AIR members produce. The submissions below, from AIR members, represent products created by members, co-authors, and staff at 35 institutions and organizations covering a span of 37 years.

Member Submissions

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Clifford Adelman

Institute for Higher Education Policy

To Imagine a Verb: The Language and Syntax of Learning Outcomes Statements 2015


Searching for Our Lost Associate's Degrees: Project Win-Win at the Finish Line 2013


The Spaces Between Numbers: Getting International Data on Higher Education Straight 2009


The Bologna Process for U.S. Eyes: Re-learning Higher Education in the Age of Convergence 2009


The Toolbox Revisited Paths to Degree Completion From High School Through College 2006


Moving Into Town—and Moving On: the Community College in the Lives of Traditional-Age Students 2005


Trudy Banta

Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis

Revisiting the Blind Alley of Value Added 2007


John Barnshaw

American Association of University Professors

Academe Busting the Myths - The Annual Report on the Economic Status of the Profession, 2014-2015 2015


Isabelle Billen

Rose State College

Rose State College Evidence File 2015


C. Anthony Broh

Broh Consulting Services

Planning for College: A Consumer Approach to the Higher Education Marketplace 2010


Andrea Brown

Dixie State University

Dixie State University - Reports using IPEDS data 2014


Elena Bubnova

Truckee Meadows Community College

Truckee Meadows Student Profile Fact Sheet 2015


Julie Carpenter-Hubin

The Ohio State University

The Balanced Scorecard - Beyond Reports and Rankings 2000


Tara Carraher

Cederville University

Cederville University Factbook 2015 2015


Jeff Cornett

Ivy Tech Community College

Interactive Knowledge Bank 2015


Noel Edge

Graduate Careers Australia

Australian Graduate Survey 2014 2014


Karma El Hassan

American University of Beirut

Contributions of IR Office at the American University of Beirut (AUB) 2015


James Fergerson

Carleton College

Effective IR Offices: A View from the Trenches! 2008


Bamby Fields

Eastern Washington University

Eastern Washington University FactBook Level 1 2015


Vickie Fry

Westmoreland County Community College

Westmoreland County Community College Fall 2015 Credit Enrollment Book 2015


Susan Green

University of Wisconsin-Stout

2014 Presentation AIRUM - Updates 2014


Human Development and Family Studies Program Facts 2014


Research Help - Practical aids for obtainig and anayzing your research project data 2014


UW-Stout Fact Book 2014


Betsy Hansel

CUNY Borough of Manhatten Community College

Upshot Employment Data for BMCC Grads 2015


Lisa Haynes

Texas Woman's University

Graduating Student Survey Results Report of 2010-2011 Graduates of Texas Woman's University 2011


Nicole Kraft

University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire

University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire Factbook 2014
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Marsha Krotseng

Bluefield State College

Bluefield State College Planning Informational Session 2013


Michael Le

Humboldt State University

Visual Analytics: Exposing the past, understanding the present, and looking to the future 2015


Oscar Lenning

Lenning Consulting Services

Powerful Learning Communities 2013


Sara Ligaya

Palau Community College

PCC Factbook 2014-2015 2015


Fred Lillibridge

Dona Ana Community College 

Defining Institutional Research: Findings From a National Study of IR Work Tasks - A Focus on Senior IR/IE Leaders 2016


Carlos Lopez

Chapman University

Males Achieving Success @ Fullerton College Conference 2015


Muriel Lopez-Wagner

California State University San Bernandino

CSUSB Alumni: Where are they now? 2015


CSUSB Case-Control Matching with SPSS: A Tool to Reduce Selection Bias in Common IR Studies 2015


CSUSB Coyote First STEP 2015 Report #1 2015


CSUSB Dashboards 2015


CSUSB Did You Know? First-time freshman 2015


CSUSB Did You Know? Meet the Class of 2019 2015


CSUSB Did You Know? Top 10 States Where CSUSB Alumni Reside 2015


CSUSB Graduation Rate Initiative 2015 2015


Jiali Luo

Duke University

Linking Student Precollege Characteristics to College Development Outcomes: The Search for a Meaningful Way to Inform Institutional Practice and Policy 2005


Gerald McLaughlin

DePaul University

Section 8: On the Horizon 2012


Foundations I Institute: The Practice of Institutional Research 2010


Catolina Mendoza

University of Batangas

A Culture of Evidence in Philippine Universities: The Universtiy of Batangas' Experience 2015


Phenomenological Study of Philippine Women at Forty in Designing a Wellness Program 2013


Human Resource Management Practices and Their Effects to Faculty Performance in Selected Private Tertiary Education Institutions in the Philippines 2012


Yuko Mulugetta

Ithaca College

Going Test-Optional: Gathering Evidence and Making the Decision at Ithaca College 2013


What Makes a Difference: Evaluating the Cornell Tradition Program 1999


Student Aid Issues at Private Institutions 1997


Richard Perry

University of Toledo, Retired

Institutional Research: Vital Third Force in Higher Education 1979


Gary Rice

University of Alaska-Anchorage, Retired

Student Learning Progress Model Beta Test Summary Report 2012


Mary Jane Russell

Saint Michael's College

Business Analytics Poster 2010


Tammy Scott

University of Wyoming

University of Wyoming New Transfer Students 2014-2015 2015


University of Wyoming Dashboard 2015


Pamela Wald

Saint Louis University

U.S. News Ranking Calculator (created as an R shiny application) Saint Louis University 2015



Jion Liou Yen

Louis University

Authentic Assessment Validation: A Heuristic Rubrics Cube 2012