Data in a Time of Crisis: The Importance of IR During (and After) COVID-19

Date of broadcast: Thu, 04/30/20
Institutional Researchers play a critical role in analyzing and presenting data, giving much-needed clarity in strategic decision-making. This role is even more important in times of crisis, like what higher education is experiencing right now.

Attend this web seminar to learn from a panel of experts in Institutional Research, who will discuss how data can provide stable footing in a time of crisis, as well as some of the challenges and successes their departments are seeing as they support their institutions during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Topics will include:

  • What types of data are useful in a time of crisis, and are there differences in how data needs to be shared and put to use?
  • How does a crisis like COVID-19 emphasize the importance of IR and data literacy at a college or university?
  • How can data inform future institutional preparedness efforts?

Scheduled speakers:

Drew Thiemann

Director of Institutional Research & Effectiveness

Coppin State UniversityBellarmine University (Ky.)

Laura Miller

Director of Institutional Research

Messiah College (Penn.)

Joseph Harrod

Associate Vice President for Institutional Effectiveness

Southern Baptist Theological Seminary (Ky.)

Who will benefit:

Higher ed leaders interested in institutional research or data. Anyone may attend.

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