2018 AIR Awards


2018 AIR Awards

Each year, AIR members recognize colleagues who have made extraordinary contributions to the success of the Association and to the institutional research profession. It is an honor to be nominated for one of these prestigious awards by one’s peers. Member committees review nominees’ materials and select the award recipients.

AIR celebrates the 2018 recipients, each of whom shared letters of acceptance to convey their appreciation to fellow AIR members and the IR community.


Outstanding Service Award

Julie Carpenter-Hubin, Assistant Vice President for Institutional Research and Planning, The Ohio State University

The Outstanding Service Award recognizes a member for professional leadership and exemplary service to AIR.


John Stecklein Distinguished Member Award

Mary Ann Coughlin, Associate Vice-President for Academic Affairs, Springfield College

The John Stecklein Distinguished Member Award recognizes an individual whose professional career has significantly advanced the field of institutional research through extraordinary scholarship. leadership, and service.


Sidney Suslow Scholar Award

Karen Webber, Associate Professor of Higher Education, University of Georgia

The Sidney Suslow Scholar Award recognizes an individual who, through scholarly work, has made significant contributions to the field of institutional research and advanced understanding of the profession in a meaningful way.