Past Conference Programs







2023Alex YinBaltimore, MDEvolving Organizational Intelligence354
2022Raldy LaguillesPortland, MEOur Main(e) IR Guide: Navigating A Changed Higher Ed Landscape Together272
2021Shama AkhtarVirtualMoving the Needle 
2020Jennifer DunseathVirtual2020 Vision: Clear Hindsight and Insights for the Future 
2019 Shannon Tinney LichtingerNewport, RIRiding the Waves of Change:  IR as the Nexus for Strategy and Sustainability350
2018Annemarie BartlettPittsburgh, PACreating the Bridge to Data-Informed Decision Making315
2017Ann Marie SeniorJersey City, NJIR Leadership: Refining Our Roles, Maximizing Our Impact359
2016Mark PalladinoBaltimore, MDTell-Tale Data:  IR at the Heart of Institutional Success    386
2015Mark Palladino &
Bruce Szelest
Burlington, VTInstitutional Research When the Only Constant Is Change367
2014Bruce SzelestPhiladelphia, PALife, Liberty and the Pursuit of IR437
2013Catherine AlvordNewport, RI40 Years of Excellence and Beyond406
2012Stephen ThorpeBethesda, MDTime for Decisions: Visualizing for the Future309
2011Gayle FinkBoston, MALeading the Charge for Institutional Research387
2010Heather KellySaratoga Springs, NYFountain of Knowledge: IR Collaboration for Effective Change300
2009Mitchell NeslerBaltimore, MDHarbor in the Storm: Institutional Research in the Age of Accountability313
2008Denise KrallmanProvidence, RIA Culture of Evidence IR Support, Initiative & Leadership341
2007Martha GrayNew Brunswick, NJNew Ideas, New Energy, New Brunswick293
2006Marjorie WisemanPhiladelphia, PASoaring to Excellence310
2005Michelle AppelSaratoga Springs, NYThe Race for Answers: Clarity versus Information Overload298
2004Mary Ann CoughlinPortsmouth, NHGuiding Light for the Future: IR Community of Practice269
2003Rebecca BrodiganNewport, RIInformation Leadership, The Challenge & The Responsibility270
2002James TrainerAnnapolis, MDAssessment in the 21st Century: Challenges for IR277
2001Ann Marie DelaneyBoston, MAInstitutional Research: Leadership through Excellence245
2000J. Frederick VolkweinPittsburgh, PABridges to the Future: Building Linkages for Institutional Research200
1999Karen Webber BauerNewport, RISailing Into the New Millennium: Charting the Course for Institutional Research235
1998Craig ClaggettPhiladelphia, PAThe Future Is Now: The Role of Institutional Research in Campus Transformation

25th Anniversary of NEAIR - Historical Booklet
1997Jennifer BrownHartford, CTAccountability and Institutional Research: Measuring Results186
1996Ellen KanarekPrinceton, NJThoughts of One's Own: Innovative Leadership in Institutional Research179
1995Marian PaganoBurlington, VTComparative and Longitudinal Studies of Higher Education: Harvesting the Findings162
1994Michael McGuireBaltimore, MDInforming Higher Education Policy187
1993Dawn TerklaLake George, NY20 Years: Putting it All Together140
1992Larry MetzgerWashington, DCDefining a Quality Education176
1991Michael Middaugh &
 Larry Metzger
Cambridge, MAInstitutional Research In a Changing Society181
1990Michael MiddaughAlbany, NYInstitutional Research: Its Place in the 1990's213
1989Ronald DoernbachPittsburgh, PABringing Technology to the Issues199
1988Paige IrelandProvidence, RIStrategic Choice: Making Better Decisions Through Better Understanding of Institutions
and Their Environments
1987John Dunn, Jr.Rochester, NYAssessment: Fad or Fact of Life?260
1986Judith HackmanPhiladelphia, PAInstitutional Research: New Challenges to an Evolving Role237
1985Nancy NevilleHartford, CTInstitutional Research: Getting to the Core223
1984Paul WingAlbany, NYInstitutional Research: At the Core of Strategic Planning211
1983Robert LayHershey, PAInstitutional Research and Planning in the next Decade179
1982Helen WyantDurham, NHDoing Institutional Research: A Focus on Professional Development167
1981Patrick TerenziniPrinceton, NJPlanning for Quality158
1980Robert GroseAmherst, MAInstitutional Research in the Decade Ahead: Enhancing Performance137
1979Eric BrownCooperstown, NYInstitutional Research and Creative Change139
1978J. David SmithUniversity Park, PAInstitutional Research: New Responses to New Demand125
1977Molly BroadDurham, NHDoes IR = Institutional Retrenchment?99
1976George Beatty, Jr. Princeton, NJRational Decision Making and Political Realities: The Role of Institutional Research125
1975George Beatty, Jr.New Haven, CTCoping in the 70's71