Lumina Foundation is an independent, private foundation in Indianapolis that is committed to making opportunities for learning beyond high school available to all. The foundation envisions a system that is easy to navigate, delivers fair results, and meets the nation's need for talent through a broad range of credentials. Lumina's goal is to prepare people for informed citizenship and for success in a global economy.
At EAB, our mission is to make education smarter and our communities stronger. We work with more than 2,500 institutions to drive transformative change through data-driven insights and best-in-class capabilities. From kindergarten to college to career, EAB partners with leaders and practitioners to accelerate progress and drive results across five major areas: enrollment, student success, institutional strategy, data & analytics, and diversity, equity, and inclusion (DE&I). Visit eab.com.
At Equifax (NYSE: EFX), we believe knowledge drives progress. As a global data, analytics, and technology company, we play an essential role in the global economy by helping financial institutions, companies, employers, and government agencies make critical decisions with greater confidence. Our unique blend of differentiated data, analytics, and cloud technology drives insights to power decisions to move people forward. Headquartered in Atlanta and supported by more than 14,000 employees worldwide, Equifax operates or has investments in 24 countries in North America, Central and South America, Europe, and the Asia Pacific region.
With data from every corner of campus, HelioCampus helps institutions achieve their mission in a measurable and sustainable way. Through assessment, benchmarking and decision support, we help institutions measure and evaluate their effectiveness and impact by connecting investments with both financial and student learning outcomes. Born out of higher education, our roots within the University System of Maryland and University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill inform our strategy and approach.
With over 3,000 education customers in more than 56 countries, SAS is a trusted partner and adviser with deep roots in academia and more than four decades of higher education expertise. SAS helps institutional researchers quickly bring together disparate data to increase efficiency in analyzing data and identifying trends. SAS combines visualizations, advanced analytics, and data governance and management to provide insight in key areas for higher education. SAS’ powerful analytics helps uncover patterns and trends to attract the right students, maximize retention, increase graduation and sustain strong relationships throughout the student life cycle.
U.S. News & World Report - Academic Insights
U.S. News & World Report's Academic Insights is the top market intelligence and analytics tool in higher education. We provide access to more than 30 years of published rankings, unpublished metrics, peer assessments and detailed methodology so that school administrators can benchmark against their peers and assess performance. Within the Academic Insights platform, you can create customized peer and metric groups that can be viewed using our unique data visualizations or exported as reports.
Xitracs by Concord USA, Inc.
Xitracs is an easy to use, on-demand online platform that allows you to perform your institution’s assessment, planning, and accreditation activities in a more streamlined and cost-effective manner. Visit xitracs.com.
Academic Analytics is a full-service source for data to explore faculty research activity, facilitate faculty development, analyze research trends among peer universities, and better follow the careers of bachelor’s, master’s, doctoral and postdoctoral alumni. Our new Clinical Research benchmarking tool includes research activity for scholars in clinical disciplines. These data support strategic investment decisions, benchmarking research activity, reviewing academic units, and developing the university research enterprise. Combining Academic Analytics data with university data, Academic Analytics has developed Discovery Suite, a customizable search environment enabling university leaders to curate faculty profiles, identify faculty experts, create multi-disciplinary research projects, locate federal or private funding, identify candidates and nominators for disciplinary awards, and to showcase the university research enterprise.
The Alteryx Analytic Platform™ accelerates data-driven business outcomes across the Public Sector. With Alteryx, Public Sector Agencies can develop faster results, deeper insights, better decisions, and ultimately, create a cultural shift where anyone can empower mission outcomes through self-service analytics and data science.
Chmura Economics & Analytics
Chmura provides labor market software, consulting, and data so you can make informed decisions that grow your community or organization, or institution. Our PhD economists, data scientists, and strategic planners are your guide to the labor market.
JobsEQ by Chmura is a technology platform that helps higher education professionals gain insights from traditional labor market data and real-time job posting data in one platform. With JobsEQ, you can align your programs to your community’s needs, guide students to the right careers, find the credentials and skills that your students need, connect employers with students, and more.
The leader in higher education data management, IData has helped hundreds of institutions with reporting, data governance, system integration and technology consulting since 2004. Our technology consulting practice includes programmer/analysts and project managers with deep expertise in higher education. Our reporting and data governance practice offers strategic and technical reporting services with an effective use of data governance best practices. This approach is supported by our Data Cookbook solution, the leading data governance and data intelligence solution for higher education. Our system integration practice offers packaged and custom integration solutions built on our IDataHub enterprise service bus platform, which automates, translates and manages the connections between higher education systems. For more information, visit www.datacookbook.com or www.idatainc.com.
Lightcast provides trusted global labor market data, analytics, and strategic insights that empowers communities, corporations, and learning providers to make informed decisions to navigate the increasingly complex world of work. With a database of more than 1 billion job postings and career profiles, Lightcast provides best-in-class customer service with robust data, clear analysis, and expert guidance on skills, jobs, and opportunities.
Plaid is an independent agency that helps higher education institutions better understand and benefit from their student enrollment management data. We build strategic enrollment management and planning solutions to help higher education make data-informed decisions in planning their future. With over 3 decades of strategic and operational experience in higher education, we understand the needs of academic institutions and have a proven track record of success. Our data & analytics solutions include enrollment forecasting, tuition projections, data governance tools, automated data pipelines, and higher education data warehouses.
SPOL helps colleges and universities improve institutional effectiveness and better prepare students for success. Our integrated strategic management software encompasses planning, accreditation, assessment, credentialing, and budgeting. This cross-functional focus enables visibility and accountability at all levels while building a clear path towards continuous improvement, institutional efficiency, and student success. With holistic, meaningful insights at your fingertips, you’re better positioned to provide a transformational educational experience and achieve your school’s mission. You can learn more about SPOL or schedule a demo with one of our experts at https://spol.com.
Watermark Insights is driven by its mission to advance educational intelligence by developing innovative technology educators can trust. Trusted by over 1,700 higher education institutions across the U.S., Watermark was formed in 2018 following the merger of Taskstream, Tk20, and LiveText — three of the leading providers of assessment management technology in the industry. Digital Measures, EvaluationKIT, & Aviso Retention are the newest members of the Watermark family. With solutions in the areas of outcomes assessment and ePortfolios, faculty activity reporting, course evaluations and surveys, curriculum and catalog management, and student success and retention, Watermark has extensive experience and more than 380 team members committed to serving higher education world-wide. To learn more about Watermark Insights, visit www.watermarkinsights.com.
12twenty is the only data-powered, privacy-obsessed early-career talent platform. We provide the reliable information graduates require to take confident action in their job search, the systems university career centers deserve to productively harness data to prepare students for better careers, and the tools employers need to recruit ideal candidates efficiently and competitively.
Anthology offers the largest EdTech ecosystem on a global scale, supporting over 150 million users in 80 countries. The company’s mission is to provide dynamic, data-informed experiences to the global education community so that learners and educators can achieve their goals.
Since 2008, Collibra has been uniting agencies and organizations by delivering trusted data for every use, for every user, and across every source. Our Data Intelligence Cloud brings flexible governance, continuous quality and built-in privacy to all types of data. Public agencies and organizations rely on Collibra to provide a single system of engagement for data that accelerates data-driven decision making and better outcomes for citizens.
Gravic, Inc - Remark Software
Gravic's Remark software products have been used by Institutional Research professionals like you for over 30 years to collect data from paper and on-line evaluations, assessments, surveys, tests and other forms.
Remark Office OMR is used by thousands of higher education institutions and has been used to successfully scan and process billions of forms. Our Remark Test Grading application is heavily used in higher education for grading tests and assessments and providing quick and detailed analysis on student performance.
Please stop by our booth at AIR to see these products in action or to just say hello to your old friends on the Remark Team.
Higher Education Data Sharing Consortium
HEDS is a community of colleges and universities committed to sharing data, knowledge, and expertise to advance undergraduate liberal arts education, inclusive excellence, and student success. HEDS fulfills its mission by:
- Fostering increased capacity at institutions to make sense of and use data.
- Assembling, analyzing, and openly sharing institutional and survey data among member institutions to advance their educational missions.
- Offering professional development opportunities through workshops, webinars, and a network of supportive colleagues at member institutions.
- Facilitating collaborative efforts among its member institutions.
Interfolio offers the first holistic faculty information system to support the full lifecycle of faculty work, from hiring to annual review, committee work, research, activity reporting, and more. With over 400 clients, Interfolio leads the market in innovative technology designed specifically to benefit both institutions and their faculty.
National Center for Science and Engineering Statistics (NCSES)
The National Center for Science and Engineering Statistics (NCSES), within The National Science Foundation is the nation's leading provider of statistical data on the U.S. science and engineering enterprise. The NCSES is responsible for statistical data on research and development (R&D); the S&E workforce; and U.S. competitiveness in S&E technology; and progress of S&E education in the US. Staff will be available to answer questions on the Survey of Earned Doctorates (SED), and other surveys such as the Survey of Graduate Students and Postdoctorates in S&E (GSS), and various data tools and NCSES public.
National Survey of Student Engagement (NSSE)
The National Survey of Student Engagement (NSSE), Beginning College Survey of Student Engagement (BCSSE), and Faculty Survey of Student Engagement (FSSE), help institutions assess quality in undergraduate education and strengthen the learning environment. NSSE is administered annually to first-year and senior students. Participating institutions receive diagnostic information about the extent to which students engage in educational practices related to learning and development, customizable comparison groups, and resources for interpreting and using results. NSSE's Annual Results highlight findings and a range of institutional reports and online tools are available to improve visual display and facilitate campus decision making.
Nuventive enables higher education institutions to turn their plans into progress through the better use of information. The Nuventive Improvement Platform supports a culture of data-informed improvement that brings business process and information together to support any improvement initiative, such as strategic plans, program review, outcomes assessment, general education, diversity, and sustainability. Our Platform is used by institutions of all sizes and is trusted by stakeholders at all levels – from cabinet members to faculty and staff. Institutions use the Nuventive Platform to plan more consistently, collaborate more effectively, make smarter decisions, and ultimately, create a culture of data-informed, goal-aligned improvement.
Rankin Climate sits at the nexus of data-informed change management. For two decades, we have harnessed the power of institutional experiential climate assessment data to help organizations transform their cultures and build values based communities of purpose. Rankin Climate offers the solution to empower you to support and grow your community authentically.
Ruffalo Noel Levitz
Ruffalo Noel Levitz (RNL) is the leading provider of higher education enrollment, student success, and fundraising solutions. More than 1,900 colleges, universities, and nonprofits rely on RNL for advanced analytics, personalized engagement, and industry-leading insights to achieve their missions. Our student success services help campuses assess students, analyze data, intervene early, and remove barriers to persistence. Assessments include the Student Satisfaction Inventory, the College Student Inventory, the College Employee Satisfaction Survey, plus surveys for other campus populations. RNL conferences, research reports, and resources help clients stay on top of current trends. Visit www.RuffaloNL.com.
SmartEvals is an experienced online course evaluations provider dedicated to answering the specific institutional assessment needs of our partners. With its roots dating back to 2002, SmartEvals today serves the diverse assessment needs of over 250 higher education institutions with its line of hosted SmartEvals software products. As an innovative force in the development of survey software, SmartEvals offers a comprehensive solution to aid higher education institutions in overcoming challenges associated with response rates, systems integration, scheduling, reporting and analysis with regard to the course evaluation process.
Snowflake makes it easy to modernize and accelerate cloud migration, share data securely and seamlessly, and ensure data governance for improved resiliency and enhanced mission outcomes. Snowflake's Data Cloud empowers educational institutions to spend more time on what matters most: enabling a data-informed community. Learn more at snowflake.com/public-sector.
Stata statistical software provides everything for research professionals' data science needs—data manipulation, visualization, statistics, and automated reporting. Whether you prefer a GUI, a command line, or scripts, Stata puts the statistics you want at your fingertips. Stata is easy to use and has your back with world-class support. Stop by our booth, talk to our statistician, and enter to win a free 5-year Stata/MP (4-core) license!
Steppingblocks is an analytics solution for Institutional Research and Provost Offices to explore insights on graduate outcomes. Steppingblocks provides unprecedented detail regarding individual alumni, employer trends, skills, and earnings in fully-interactive dashboards. We do not require any sensitive data from our partner institutions, who leverage our billions of data points to drive efficiency and innovation on campus. Visit Steppingblocks.com.
Trellis Company is a Texas-based nonprofit 501(c)(3) corporation focused on helping individuals leverage the power of higher education. A leader in higher education research and institutional partnerships, Trellis identifies barriers that hinder college student success and works with faculty, staff, and policymakers to improve outcomes.
UQ Solutions provides market intelligence and financial and operational analytics to help colleges and universities optimize their program portfolios—for enrollment growth, workforce alignment, and financial sustainability.
USC Race and Equity Center
Our mission is to illuminate, disrupt, and dismantle racism in all its forms. We do this through rigorous interdisciplinary research, high-quality professional learning experiences, the production and wide dissemination of useful tools, trustworthy consultations and strategy advising, and substantive partnerships.
While race and ethnicity are at the epicenter of our work, we also value their intersectionality with other identities, and therefore aim to advance equity for all persons experiencing marginalization.
Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)
IPEDS is the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System. It is a system of interrelated surveys conducted annually by the U.S. Department of Education’s National Center for Education Statistics (NCES). IPEDS gathers information from every college, university, and technical and vocational institution that participates in the federal student financial aid programs. The Higher Education Act of 1965, as amended, requires that institutions that participate in federal student aid programs report data on enrollments, program completions, graduation rates, faculty and staff, finances, institutional prices, and student financial aid. These data are made available to students and parents through the College Navigator college search Web site and to researchers and others through the IPEDS Data Center. To learn more about IPEDS Survey components, visit https://nces.ed.gov/Ipeds/use-the-data/survey-components.
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Tuesday, May 30
4:45 p.m. – 6:45 p.m. Exhibit Hall open, opening reception (snacks, beverages, cash bars)
Wednesday, May 31
10:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. Exhibit Hall open
12:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. Lunch break and networking in the Exhibit Hall (food for purchase)
10:45 a.m. – 2:15 p.m. Poster, “Ask an Expert,” and demonstration sessions in the Exhibit Hall
4:45 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. Networking reception in the Exhibit Hall (snacks, beverages, cash bars, booth crawl, or other networking activity)
Thursday, June 1
8:00 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. Exhibit Hall open
8:45 a.m. – 9:45 a.m. Coffee break in the Exhibit Hall (coffee, tea)
11:30 a.m. – 1:15 p.m. Lunch break and networking in the Exhibit Hall (food for purchase)
11:45 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Poster, “Ask an Expert,” and demo sessions in the Exhibit Hall
1:15 p.m. – 2:15 p.m. Closing, dessert break, and incentive activity prizes awarded (dessert, coffee)
2:30 p.m. Exhibit Hall closed