National Survey Data Bite

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    • National Survey Data Bite
    • 12.20.18

    Data Bite December 2018

    • by eAIR
    The 2018 National Survey of IR Offices provides a tool for internal reporting and comparison to peer institutions. To date, 863 have participated.   RESPONSES     REPORTING Participants who complete...
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    • National Survey Data Bite
    • 08.16.18

    Data Bite August 2018

    • by eAIR
    AIR conducted the National Survey of IR Offices in fall 2015. One of the questions on the survey asked Directors of the IR Office how their office size has changed compared to three years prior. We found that approximate...
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    • National Survey Data Bite
    • 07.19.18

    Data Bite July 2018

    • by eAIR
    In this month's Data Bite, we explore the upcoming NSIRO survey. On June 21, 2018, over 350 people attended the AIR webinar, Using the National Survey of IR Offices Data to Inform Decision Making, with instructor Darlena...
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    • National Survey Data Bite
    • 06.21.18

    Data Bite June 2018

    • by eAIR
    In this month’s Data Bite, we explore the clients of the IR Office. We categorized the number of clients served by the IR Office and found that 17% of IR Offices serve a limited number of institutional offices/unit...
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    • National Survey Data Bite
    • 05.17.18

    Data Bite May 2018

    • by eAIR
    Gaining access to data can be challenging for some IR Offices; especially Human Resources (HR) salary data. During the 2015 National Survey of IR Offices, we learned that, on average, 42% of IR Offices had unrestricted a...
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  • DataBiteApril-2018
    • National Survey Data Bite
    • 04.19.18

    Data Bite April 2018

    • by eAIR
    Last month, we looked at the average number of hours spent by directors and found that data collection and management occupied the largest segment of time, followed closely by analyzing those data and disseminating resul...
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    • National Survey Data Bite
    • 03.15.18

    Data Bite March 2018

    • by eAIR
    How do you spend your days in the IR Office? We asked participants of the National Survey of IR Offices to report how the Director of the IR Office and other IR professional staff (e.g., analysts, technical staff, etc.) ...
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    • National Survey Data Bite
    • 02.15.18

    Data Bite February 2018

    • by eAIR
    In the National Survey of IR Offices Report (free PDF report), we grouped institutions by their task “personality” and identified three patterns: Broad (IR Offices who are engaged in nearly every data in...
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    • National Survey Data Bite
    • 12.21.17

    Data Bite December 2017

    • by eAIR
    IR and IT have a close working relationships at most institutions. But, exactly, what does that relationship look like? Results from the National Survey of IR Offices shows that between 68% and 76% of IR Offices (dependi...
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    • National Survey Data Bite
    • 11.16.17

    Data Bite November 2017

    • by eAIR
    We’ve explored the number of professional IR staff in IR offices in previous Data Bites. This month, we'll look at the types of staff involved.  Based on what we learned from the 2016 National Survey...
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    • National Survey Data Bite
    • 10.19.17

    Data Bite October 2017

    • by eAIR
    In June, we explored the "personality" of IR Offices by sector and found that offices at public 4-year institutions were more likely to have broad responsibilities while private, not-for-profit, 4-year institutions were ...
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    • National Survey Data Bite
    • 09.21.17

    Data Bite September 2017

    • by eAIR
    Every U.S. postsecondary institution that awards federal financial aid must submit data to the U.S. Department of Education’s National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) as part of the Integrated Postsecondary ...
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    • National Survey Data Bite
    • 08.17.17

    Data Bite August 2017

    • by eAIR
    The Statement of Aspirational Practice for Institutional Research calls for intentional building and support of the institutional research function—the collection of data users and producers across an ins...
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    • National Survey Data Bite
    • 06.15.17

    Data Bite June 2017

    • by eAIR
    The National Survey of IR Offices report (page 7) grouped IR offices into three “personalities:” Broad (offices with broad portfolios of work for which they are responsible, 27% of offices), Fo...
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    • National Survey Data Bite
    • 05.18.17

    Data Bite May 2017

    • by eAIR
    Access to data is the foundation of a data-informed decision culture. However, some IR Offices report limited or restricted access to a number of institutional data sets that might prove valuable in researching...
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    • National Survey Data Bite
    • 04.20.17

    Data Bite April 2017

    • by eAIR
    Institutional research should impact every unit at an institution. But, are some units more likely to use IR than others? According to results from the National Survey of IR Offices, there are certain units more lik...
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  • DataBite-Mar-17
    • National Survey Data Bite
    • 03.16.17

    Data Bite March 2017

    • by eAIR
    What does the profile of the average Director of IR look like? Results from the National Survey of IR Offices, in combination with AIR’s membership data, show that the average IR Director is 50 years...
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  • DataBite-Feb-17
    • National Survey Data Bite
    • 02.16.17

    Data Bite February 2017

    • by eAIR
    Last spring, we explored the FTE of the director and professional IR staff and found a correlation between FTE and student enrollment. This month, we go a step further and disaggregate those data by institutional se...
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  • DataBite-November
    • National Survey Data Bite
    • 11.17.16

    Data Bite November 2016

    • by eAIR
    Last month, we discussed the location of funding for the IR Office. This month, we’ll delve a little deeper into the budget of the IR Office. In the National Survey of IR Offices, we asked respondents for the ...
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  • DataBite-October-v1
    • National Survey Data Bite
    • 10.20.16

    Data Bite October 2016

    • by eAIR
    We’re going to explore the financial resources of the IR Office over the next few Data Bite articles. This month, we’ll look at the location of the financial resources that support the IR Office.   ...
    Read Moreabout: Data Bite October 2016