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  • 2021-03-TT-callout
    • Tech Tips
    • 03.16.21

    Mapping in Tableau

    • by Inger Bergom, Senior Data Analyst, Tufts University
    Visualizing geographic information helps data consumers quickly and easily derive insights and meaning. Institutional researchers, for example, may want to map students' home states or countries to help campus administra...
    Read Moreabout: Mapping in Tableau
    • IPEDS
    • 03.16.21

    IPEDS Updates

    • by eAIR
      Spring 2020 Data Released NCES has released provisional data from the Spring 2020 collection. The Spring 2020 collection includes the following survey component data: Enrollment, Fall 2019; Finance, Fiscal Year 2...
    Read Moreabout: IPEDS Updates

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