The Office of Institutional Research and Analysis represented NDSU at the Association for Institutional Research in the Upper Midwest conference in Bloomington, Minn., Oct. 29-30. Higher education institutional research personnel from Iowa, Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota, Wisconsin and the upper peninsula of Michigan attended the annual conference.
William Slanger, director of the Office of Institutional Research and Analysis, presented a poster titled “One Institution’s First-time Experience with Collegiate Learning Assessment – Administration, Student Recruitment, and Results.”
Emily Davenport, research analyst, gave a demonstrative presentation titled, “Demonstrating the Voluntary System of Accountability Success and Progress Rate Template and Its Results, and Its Use to Evaluate Institutional Academic Units.”
Gretchen Kost, research analyst, gave a research-in-action presentation titled, “Principal Component Identification of Action Variables from a Student Experiences Survey.”
All three presentations have been accepted for the National Association for Institutional Research 50th Annual Forum, which is scheduled for May 29-31 in Chicago. The research forum is the association's annual conference, where more than 1,400 institutional research practitioners, scholarly researchers and higher education decision makers meet to share research and learn from each other. This year’s theme is “Charting our Future in Higher Education.”