Institutional Research and Planning

  • American Educational Research Association (AERA) AERA, a national research society, strives to advance knowledge about education, to encourage scholarly inquiry related to education, and to promote the use of research to improve education and serve the public good. AERA, founded in 1916, is concerned with improving the educational process by encouraging scholarly inquiry related to education and evaluation and by promoting the dissemination and practical application of research results. AERA exemplifies and promotes the highest standards of research through its code of ethics, its high-quality merit review process, and its published guidelines for the field such as Standards for Educational and Psychological Testing.
  • Association for Institutional Research (AIR) AIR seeks to support members in their efforts to continuously improve the practice of institutional research for postsecondary planning, management and operations, and to further develop and promote the institutional research profession.
  • Association for the Study of Higher Education (ASHE) ASHE promotes collaboration among its members and others engaged in the study of higher education through research, conferences, and publications, including its highly regarded journal, The Review of Higher Education. The primary mission of ASHE is to foster scholarly inquiry of the highest standards of excellence for the purpose of increasing knowledge about and the understanding of higher education. ASHE values rigorous scholarly approaches to the study of higher education and practical applications of systemic inquiry.
  • Canadian Institutional Research and Planning Association (CIRPA) CIRPA seeks to promote effective planning and institutional research in support of informed decision-making in Canadian post-secondary education. To this end, the Association encourages cooperation on institutional research/planning practices and projects, information sharing, and professional development.
  • Society for College and University Planning (SCUP) The Society for College and University Planning (SCUP) is a collegial community dedicated to sharing, learning, and teaching best practices in planning for colleges and universities. SCUP embraces the full spectrum of planning functions at a postsecondary institution, including, but not limited to: academic, campus or master facilities, budgeting and financial resources, infrastructure, and strategic.
  • University Council for Educational Administration (UCEA) UCEA is a consortium of higher education institutions committed to advancing the preparation and practice of educational leaders for the benefit of schools and children. UCEA fulfills its mission by: promoting, sponsoring, and disseminating research on the essential problems of schooling and leadership practice; improving the preparation and professional development of educational leaders and professors; and, positively influencing local, state, and national educational policy.

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