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When summer calls, we answer! Join us for a set of workshops providing skills for a strong data-informed decision culture.


Available Now: Spring 2022 AIR Professional File

Read about social science research methods for generating meaning and answers from vast amounts of data.

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AIR LEADs: Leadership with Evidence, Analytics, and Data

Preparing IR, IE, and assessment professionals for leadership today and into the future.

A Holistic Approach to IR

A Holistic Approach to IR

The upcoming fall cohort kicks off September 12! This course helps provide a framework to navigate today's rapidly changing higher education landscape. 


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