Each year, AIR recognizes and celebrates members who have made extraordinary contributions to the success of the Association and the profession through their leadership, service, and scholarship.
- Outstanding Service Award recognizes a member for professional leadership and exemplary service to AIR, and may be bestowed posthumously.
Sidney Suslow Scholar Award recognizes an individual who, through scholarly work, has made significant contributions to the field of institutional research and advanced understanding of the profession in a meaningful way. The candidate may or may not be an AIR member or past member.
John Stecklein Distinguished Member Award recognizes an individual whose professional career has significantly advanced the field of institutional research through extraordinary scholarship, leadership, and service.
Nominations may be made at any time; however, a deadline for current year applications is established each year. The deadline for 2013 was January 11. The process is now closed.