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Join us in Jackson March 29th - 31st, 2017

for the 

2017 MAIR Conference

Conference Information: 

Stewpot Community Services:

     This year we are partnering with Stewpot Community Services.  There will be a collection for contributions during the MAIR conference.  Please bring canned goods or non-perishable food items to help those less fortunate.

Conference Location: 

  • Cabot Lodge - Millsaps, Jackson, Mississippi

  • 2375 North State Street / (601) 948-8650

  • Call (601) 948-8650 to reserve a room at the $94/night (includes breakfast buffet).  To get the MAIR rate, provide the code "MAIR" when making a reservation.

  • Deadline for the discount rate is March 14, 2017

Call for Proposals: 

  • Due by February 24, 2017

  • Questions?  Call or e-mail: Eric Atchison, MAIR Program Chair (601-432-6288)

  • Click here to submit a proposal. 

 

Graduate Student Travel Grant:

  • A travel grant up to $200 is available to a successful applicant.  Click here to access the application.  

  • The deadline to submit the application is February 21, 2017.

Conference Registration/Fee:

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

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

  • Click here to register! 

  • Deadline to register is Tuesday, March 10, 2017.

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 Shemeka McClung using the information below:

Dr. Shemeka McClung

601-979-2484

Director of Institutional Research, Planning, & Effectiveness

Jackson State University

P.O. Box 17147

Jackson, MS  39217

AIR/IPEDS Workshop:

     We are excited to announce that there will be an AIR/IPEDS Workshop, Wednesday afternoon from 1:30 to 5:00. The topic presented will be: IPEDS Data and Benchmarking: Supporting Decision Making and Institutional Effectiveness. To sign-up for the workshop click here (you will be redirected to the AIR website to register). There is no cost to attend this workshop.  

Newcomers Workshop:

     There will be a Newcomers Workshop taught by Shemeka McClung (JSU) and Carolyn Wiley (NWCC), Thursday morning from 8:30 to 12:30 for anyone who wishes to attend. Lunch will be provided for participants. Please sign-up for the workshop by selecting the Newcomers Workshop on the registration form. There will be a $25 fee for this additional workshop which includes lunch.

 

     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. 

Excel Workshop:

     There will be an Excel Workshop taught by Carley Dear (Hinds CC) and Amy Cappleman (ICC), Thursday morning from 8:30 to 12:30 for anyone who wishes to attend. Lunch will be provided for participants. Please sign-up for the workshop by selecting the Excel Workshop on the registration form. There will be a $25 fee for this additional workshop which includes lunch.

     This workshop is designed for practitioners who are looking to advance their skills with Excel. With a combination of hands-on exercises and discussion, the workshop will address multiple methods of analyzing data and providing useful information to others at your institution.  Participants need to bring laptop for the hands-on exercises.

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