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Conference Information

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Join us in Oxford April 23 & 24, 2015

for the 

2015 MAIR Conference

Conference Information: 


Conference Location: 

  • Hampton Inn - Oxford Conference Center, Oxford, Mississippi

  • 103 Ed Perry Blvd. / (662) 234-5565

  • Call the hotel directly to reserve a room at the $129/night discounted rate (Group code: MAI) 

  • Deadline for the discount rate is March 22, 2015


Call for Proposals: 

  • Due by February 27, 2015

  • Questions?  Call or e-mail: Lee Skinkle, MAIR Conference Chair (601-968-5942)

  • Click here to submit a proposal. 


Conference Registration/Fee:

  • Your conference registration fee ($125) includes conference, Thursday night dinner,  and the Friday business meeting luncheon.

  • You can pay an additional $50.00 for one adult dinner guest that you want to bring to the Thursday night dinner.

  • If you would like to maintain a MAIR membership, but cannot attend the conference you can choose the $50.00 option.

  • Click here to register! 

  • Deadline to register is Tuesday, March 31, 2015.


If paying by credit card, register by completing the conference registration form and then use the PayPal function.  After registering, please make sure you  click on the PayPal link to pay via the web.  If paying by check, please register by completing the conference registration form and send your payment and print out of the confirmation to Liz Edwards using the information below:


Liz Edwards

Director of Institutional Research, Effectiveness, & Accountability

Itawamba Community College

602 W. Hill St.

Fulton, MS  38843


Newcomers Workshop:

     We are excited to announce that there will be a Newcomers Workshop taught by Mitzy Johnson (MSU) and Mary Harrington (UM), Thursday morning from 8:30 to 12:30 for anyone who wishes to attend. Lunch will be provided. Please sign-up for the workshop by selecting the MAIR 2015 Newcomer’s Workshop on the registration form. There will be a $15 fee for this additional workshop.


     This workshop is designed for practitioners who are new to the field of institutional research and institutional effectiveness. With a combination of facilitated lecture/discussion and hands-on exercises, the workshop will address the issues such as the definition of Institutional Research and how Institutional Research/Institutional Effectiveness offices work, identifying data sources and collecting data, developing factbooks and peer comparisons, completing effective reports or presentations in a timely manner, and the role of Institutional Research/Institutional Effectiveness in accountability/accreditation.  Participants need to bring laptop for the hands-on exercises.

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