2016 Forum AO Travel Grant Recipients

The AIR Affiliated Organization Travel Grant program was created to partner in a tangible and meaningful way with Affiliated Organizations and to serve the skills development needs of IR staff who might otherwise be unable to attend the Forum. Qualifying Affiliated Organizations that provided 2015 AIR Forum travel grants to their members received matching funds from AIR on a dollar-for-dollar basis, up to a total of $1000. A total of $9,151.66 was matched by AIR for 2016.

Read more about some of the 2016 Travel Grant winners in the October 2016 interview featured in eAIR.

 

 

Australasian Association for Institutional Research (AAIR)

President: Don Johnston
Grant Amount: $1,000
Recipient: Sara Booth, University of Tasmania

The Association for Institutional Research and Planning Offices (AIRPO)

President: Carol Marriott
Grant Amount: $1,000
Recipient: Kris Altucher, Tompkins Cortland Community College

California Association for Institutional Research (CAIR)

President: Kristina Powers
Grant Amount: $1,000
Recipient: Michael Le, Humboldt State University

Canadian Institutional Research and Planning Association (CIRPA)

President: Mike Drywy
Grant Amount: $500
Recipients: Kristen Hamilton and Linda Kupp, Thompson Rivers University

llinois Association for Institutional Research (IAIR)

President: Sherrie Taylor
Grant Amount: $250
Recipient: Jon Tysse, Lewis & Clark Community College

Indiana Association for Institutional Research (INAIR)

President: Mike King
Grant Amount: $166.66
Recipients: Sarah Bauer, Brent Drake, and Todd Schmitz, Indiana University

Kentucky Association for Institutional Research (KAIR)

President: Christina Bollinger
Grant Amount: $500
Recipient: Craig Rudick, University of Kentucky

Louisiana Association for Institutional Research (LAIR)

President: Emily Saleh
Grant Amount: $215
Recipients: Rene Citron,  Louisiana Community and Technical College System, Alan Gale, Xavier University, Rami LeBlanc, Louisiana State University, and Laura Modlin, Sowela Technical Community College

Maryland Association for Institutional Research (MdAIR)

President: Kara Siegert
Grant Amount: $455
Recipients: Catherine Andersen and Paul Moniodis, University of Baltimore

Mid-America Association for Institutional Research (MidAIR)

President: Abby Benz
Grant Amount: $790
Recipient: Eric Chambers, St. Louis Community College

North Carolina Association for Institutional Research (NCAIR)

President: Robert Springer
Grant Amount: $400
Recipients: Dana Dalton, Forsyth Technical Community College and Mihaela Henderson, North Carolina State University

North East Association for Institutional Research (NEAIR)

President: Mark Palladino
Grant Amount: $500
Recipients: Betsy Carroll, Culinary Institute of America and Jordan Knicely, Wesleyan University

Overseas Chinese Association for Institutional Research (OCAIR)

President: Eric Yang
Grant Amount: $125
Recipients: Yi Cao, Oregon Health & Science University and Lina Lu, Portland State University

Pacific Northwest Association for Institutional Research and Planning (PNAIRP)

President: Summer Kenesson
Grant Amount: $1000
Recipient: Erin Guthrie, University of Washington Seattle

Rocky Mountain Association for Institutional Research (RMAIR)

President: Joseph Curtin
Grant Amount: $250
Recipients: Mark Leany, Utah Valley University; Renate Otterbach, University of San Francisco; and Mya Starling, University of Wisconsin Colleges

Southern Association for Institutional Research (SAIR)

President: Cara Mia Braswell
Grant Amount: $500
Recipient: Bobbie Frye, Central Piedmont Community College

Texas Association for Institutional Research (TAIR)

President: Soon Merz
Grant Amount: $500
Recipient: Joseph Baumann, Blinn College and Soon Merz, Austin Community College