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.​​​​​​
AIR Executive Office Location
The AIR Executive Offices are now located at 1983 Centre Pointe Blvd. #101, Tallahassee, FL, 32308. This is also the new mailing address. A lightning strike caused a fire that resulted in extensive damage to the previous location. All phone numbers and email addresses remain the same. ​​​​​​

 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


2016 College Affordability Diagnosis National Report  

In this state-by-state analysis of college affordability, the authors find that a postsecondary education has become increasingly unaffordable for many low- and middle-income students and their families. 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.