eAIR Newsletter

eAIR is the monthly newsletter of the Association for Institutional Research (AIR). From its start in October 1987 to today, eAIR remains one of the most important tools for providing news to the higher education community. This valuable resource includes web-based resources which are available at any time. eAIR is typically delivered on the third Thursday of each month.

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    • Board Corner
    • 02.20.20

    Every Vote Counts

    • by Michelle Appel, AIR Immediate Past President & Nominations and Elections Chair
    It’s election season—AIR election season, that is. And while it may be tempting to block all incoming information with the words “ballot” or “vote” in it, we need you to help us as we ...
    Read Moreabout: Every Vote Counts
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    • Article Data Governance
    • 02.20.20

    Data Governance: It's a Process

    • by Henry Zheng, The Ohio State University and Vaughn Hopkins, Delaware State University
    Starting this month, Vaughn Hopkins, Executive Director of Institutional Research, Planning, and Analytics, Delaware State University and Henry Zheng, Senior Associate Vice President for Strategic Analytics, The Ohio Sta...
    Read Moreabout: Data Governance: It's a Process
  • Job Board

Post a new job or view all open positions on AIR's Job Board.

    • Changing Scene
    • 02.20.20

    Colleague News

    • by eAIR
    William (Bill) Tetlow passed away peacefully at the VA Hospital in Aurora, CO on December 27, 2019 at the age of 81. Bill was a founding AIR member, a past president, an emeritus member, and was very involved in IR...
    Read Moreabout: Colleague News
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    • Tech Tips
    • 02.20.20

    Excel Power Query Saves Time

    • by Marcia Finch, Senior Institutional Research Analyst, Neumann University
    In Microsoft Excel, you’ve probably seen Power Pivot and Data Model, but have you discovered Power Query? Power Query is a tool introduced in 2013, which is available to all users who have Excel 2016 or later and/o...
    Read Moreabout: Excel Power Query Saves Time
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    • Visual Displays of Data
    • 02.20.20

    Mapping Economic Impact

    • by Cheryl Rollins, Director of Institutional Research; Linda Loubert, Interim Chair, Economics; Jamal Rollins, Volunteer; and Taj Rollins, Doctoral Student - Morgan State University
    Morgan State University commissioned an economic impact study in 2018. The publication of this study and the desire of the Office of Institutional Research to contribute data points to demonstrate the impact of our stake...
    Read Moreabout: Mapping Economic Impact
  • AO and Community Events

AIR welcomes brief conference/event announcements of interest to the IR and higher education communities.