What is the Association for Institutional Research?
The Association for Institutional Research (AIR) is the world's largest professional organization for institutional researchers. AIR provides educational resources, best practices, and professional-development opportunities for its more than 4,000 members. To learn more, visit About Us.​​​​​​
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 Future of the Field

 

A New Vision for Institutional Research: Change magazine article

Institutional Research Capacity: Foundations of Federal Data Qualty: IHEP policy paper

National Survey of IR Offices

Statement of Aspirational Practice for IR: Advocating institution-wide use of data to improve student success.

IR Summit: IR on the national stage.

 

 IR in the Know

 

Serving the Equity Imperative

A policy brief from the State Higher Education Executive Officers (SHEEO) and Complete College America (CCA) utilizes CCA data to highlight five factors that contribute to the postsecondary attainment gap. MORE

IR in the Know, a feature in eAIR, AIR's electronic newsletter, provides updates on current and emerging issues related to data collection, analyses, and reporting.

 

 Careers in IR

 

To explore current job opportunities in institutional research, visit AIR's Job Board. If you are interested in graduate courses related to institutional research, visit the Graduate Education section of the Careers page of this site.