Institutional Research, Assessment, & Compliance

  • American Educational Research Association (AERA) AERA 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 is concerned with improving the educational process by encouraging scholarly inquiry and by promoting the dissemination and practical application of research results.
  • 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, and the journal, The Review of Higher Education. The 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.
  • 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.
  • Council for Aid to Education (CAE) CAE is committed to helping education institutions measure and improve learning outcomes by offering innovative assessments and developing custom tests. CAE also maintains the nation’s database on philanthropic giving to colleges and universities and conducts research on assessment issues.
  • Council for the Advancement of Standards in Higher Education (CAS) CAS promotes the use of its professional standards for the development, assessment, and improvement of quality student learning, programs, and services. CAS creates and delivers dynamic, credible standards, guidelines, and Self-Assessment Guides that are designed to lead to a host of quality programs and services.
  • Society for College and University Planning (SCUP) SCUP is 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 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; improving the preparation and professional development of educational leaders and professors; and, positively influencing local, state, and national educational policy.

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Savannah, GA

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New York, NY

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University of California, Irvine
Irvine, CA

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