Overview of AIR Alerts

  

Since 1997, the AIR Alerts series has presented timely and substantive information concerning data policy.

Each Alert provides a concise briefing on an emerging issue in higher education, including a summary of the topic, the current status (and potential future developments), implications for institutions and institutional research, a timeline summarizing key historical developments and future deadlines, and resources relating to the subject.

Below is the complete list of AIR Alerts. We encourage you to share them with your colleagues.

Federal Reporting and Disclosure

Federal Regulations

#40 - Gainful Employment Regulations

#5, Update 1- The Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act and Emerging Federal Regulations

#5- The Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act and Emerging Federal Regulations

#4- Taxpayer Relief Act of 1997

 

Graduation and Success Rates

#30- NCAA Graduation Success Rate Data Collection

#2, Update 1- Student Right-to-Know Act and IPEDS Graduation Rate Survey

#2- Student Right-to-Know and IPEDS Graduation Rate Survey

 

HEA/HEOA Reporting & Disclosure Requirements

#19, Update 1 - New College Affordability Index May Lead to Future Sanctions

#36- Update 2- Effective Dates of Disclosure Requirements in teh Higher Education Opportunity Act of 2008

#36- Update 1- New Disclosure Requirements in the Higher Education Opportunity Act of 2008

#36- New Disclosure and IPEDS Reporting Requirements in the Higher Education Opportunity Act

#19- H.R.3311 - The "Affordability in Higher Education Act of 2003"

#11- State and Institutional Reports on the Quality of Teacher Preparation

#10, Update 2- Higher Education Act Final Federal Regulations for Student Disclosure Requirements

#10, Update 1- Higher Education Act - Proposed Federal Regulations for Student Disclosure Requirements

 

NCES Sample Surveys

#15, Update 1- Early Institution Contacting for the National Study of Faculty and Students

#15- National Study of Faculty and Students (NSoFaS: 2004)

 

Net Price Calculators

#38 - Department of Education Issues Net Price Calculator Template 

AIR FYI- Proposed Net Price Calculator Template and Multiyear Tuition Calculator

 

Race/Ethnicity Reporting Changes

#14, Update 3- Final U.S. Department of Education Guidance on Collecting, Maintaining and Reporting Data on Race and Ethnicity

#14, Update 2- U.S. Department of Education Issues Proposed Guidance on Collecting, Maintaining, and Reporting Data on Race and Ethnicity

#24- OMB Reporting Standards for IPEDS Student and Employee Racial and Ethnic Data Will Not Be Implemented in 2004-05

#14, Update 1- Update on Federal Race and Ethnicity Reporting Changes

#14- Update on Federal Race and Ethnicity Reporting Changes

#6, Update 1- Executive Summary of Proceedings for the Policy Panel on Racial/Ethnic Data Collection March 17-18

#6- New Federal Standards for Racial and Ethnic Data Collection and Reporting

 

SEVIS Reporting

#13, Update 1- Transitioning to SEVIS: The Interim Student and Exchange Authentication Sys(NSoFaS:04)

#13- SEVM/SEVIS Reporting on International Students and Exchange Visitors

 

IPEDS Data and Reporting

IPEDS Classifications for Graduate Degrees

#21, Update 5- NCES Announces Final Plan for New IPEDS Categories and Definitions for Classification of Masters, Doctor’s and First-Professional Degree Programs for Reporting Enrollment and Completions 

#21, Update 4- NCES Requests Additional Comments Regarding First-Professional Enrollment and Degree Reporting in IPEDS - Update #4

#21, Update 3- NCES Requests Final Comments Regarding First-Professional Enrollment and Degree Reporting in IPEDS

#21, Update 2- NCES Requests Additional Comments Regarding First-Professional Enrollment and Degree Reporting in IPEDS

#21, Update #1- Proposals and Plans for IPEDS Changes

#21- NCES Requests Comments Regarding Proposed IPEDS Changes

 

IPEDS Data Center (formerly Peer Analysis System)

 #33- NCES Seeks Comments on Proposal to Add New Institutional Classification Variable to Peer Analysis System

#29, Update 1- NCES Technical Review Panel Announces Plans to Expand Report Templates in IPEDS Peer Analysis System

#29- NCES Technical Review Panel to Discuss Expansion of Report Templates in IPEDS Peer Analysis System

 

IPEDS Data Feedback Reports

#23, Update 4- NCES Requests Comments on Proposed Changes to the IPEDS Data Feedback Reports

#23, Update 3- NCES Provides Instructions for Creating Custom Comparison Groups for 2006 IPEDS Data Feedback Report

#23, Update 2- NCES Seeks Comments on IPEDS Data Feedback Report

#23, Update 1- The NCES Seeks Comments on NPEC IPEDS Data Feedback Report and Executive Peer Tool

#23- NPEC Data Feedback Project

 

IPEDS Redesign 1998-2000

#9, Update 9- Redesign of IPEDS Surveys

#9, Update 8- Redesign of IPEDS Surveys (Proposed Changes to IPEDS Staff and Salaries Surveys)

#9, Update 7- Redesign of IPEDS Surveys

#9, Update 6- Redesign of IPEDS Surveys

#9, Update 5- Redesign of IPEDS Surveys

#9, Update 4- Redesign of IPEDS Surveys

#9, Update 3- Redesign of IPEDS Surveys

#9, Update 2- Redesign of IPEDS Surveys

#9, Update 1- Redesign of IPEDS Surveys

#9, Update 9a- Redesign of IPEDS Surveys

#9- Redesign of IPEDS Surveys

 

NPEC  

#3- National Postsecondary Education Cooperative

 

Proposed Changes to IPEDS (1997-2010)

#35, Update 1- Comments Requested for Proposed IPEDS Changes (Reporting Burden)

#35- Comments Requested for Proposed IPEDS Changes (Reporting Burden)

#31- Changes in IPEDS for 2005-06

#28, January 25, 2005- Proposed Changes for 2009-10 IPEDS

#28, January 2, 2005- NCES Seeks Comments on IPEDS Human Resource Surveys

#27- NCES Seeks Comments on Proposal for Derived and Calculated Variables

#18, Update 1- Status of Proposed Inclusion of Instruction Expenses per FTE Student on IPEDS COOL

#17- Proposed Inclusion of 'Instruction Expenses per FTE Student' on IPEDS COOL

#16- Changes in IPEDS for Institutions with Multiple Campuses

#12- 2001-2002 Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and Beyond

 

Specialized IPEDS Reporting (1997-2010)

#32- IPEDS Guidelines for Reporting Students Displaced due to Hurricane Katrina

#20- Use of Perturbation in IPEDS Data

#7- Electronic Data Interchange

 

Student Unit Records Proposal

#26, Update 2- Student Unit Record Reporting Proposed for IPEDS

#26, Update 1- Feasibility Study -- Proposed IPEDS Student Unit Record Collection

#26- IPEDS Student Unit Record Data Feasibility Study

 

Non-Federal Data Collections/Reports 

Carnegie Classifications

#25, Update 1- Revision of the Carnegie Classifications

#25- 2005 Revision of the Carnegie Classification

 

Data Collection/Report - Common Data Set

 #1- Common Data Set

 

Data Collection/Report - National Commission on the Cost of Higher Education Report

#8- College Costs and Prices: Report of the National Commission on the Cost of Higher Education

 

Data Collection/Reports - NCAA Financial Aid Reporting

#22- NCAA Division III Financial Aid Annual Electronic Reporting Requirement

 

Data Collection/Reports - NRC Assessment of Doctoral Programs

#34- National Research Council - Assessment of Research-Doctorate Programs