April 23, 10:45 am  – 11:45 am  
Track 3: Student Engagement and Persistence
Track 5: Accreditation and Student Success
Nga Phan
Director of Institutional Research and Assessment
NewSchool of Architecture and Design
Produce and Maximize Gains of Meaningful Data on Student Success

Presenters demonstrate how a highly integrated Institutional Research Office/Academic Administrator collaboration model can maximize gains of data driven decision-making. Specifically, this panel showcases how IR and administrators collaborate to compile, analyze, and use retention, graduation, and time to degree data for both undergraduate and graduate student populations.

Yang Zhang
Director of Institutional Research
University of Hawai’i at Mānoa
Ronald Cambra
Assistant Vice Chancellor for Undergraduate Student
University of Hawai’i at Mānoa
Krystyna Aune
Graduate Education Dean
University of Hawai’i at Mānoa
Dynamic Strategies for Making your Student Level Assessment Findings More Appealing and Useable

Too often institutional research offices deliver assessment findings in a manner that are academic and uninspiring. However, to avoid data sitting on the shelf, they must ensure the findings are palatable to the user. This session will discuss strategies for organizing and presenting findings in an administration-friendly way.

Michael Haynes
Executive Director of Institutional Research and Effectiveness
Tarleton State University
Diane Taylor
Assistant Vice President for Academic Programs and Accreditation
Tarleton State University
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