California Association for Institutional Research
The California Association for Institutional Research (CAIR) is dedicated to the fostering of unity and cooperation among persons having interests and activities related to institutional research and/or planning in California institutions of postsecondary education. CAIR provides a forum for the dissemination of information and interchange of ideas on problems of common interest in the field of institutional research.
In addition, CAIR promotes the continued professional development of individuals engaging in institutional research and fosters the unity and cooperation among persons having interests and activities related to research.
Time is Running Down – Submit a CAIR 2019 Conference Proposal now!
The deadline for submissions is Monday, July 1st. Applicants will be notified of their acceptance by August 5th. To learn more about submitting a proposal, and to access the submission form, please visit the CAIR Call for Proposal webpage.
We are now accepting applications to serve on the CAIR Board
We’re looking to build the board’s directorship to ensure that all segments of practitioners are represented (adult noncredit; community college; university, public and private, for profit and non-profit). Recruitment for new board members, beginning service in January 2020, is open through July 15, 2019 at 11:59PM. To learn more about joining the board and for application materials, please visit the CAIR Get Involved webpage.
Samuel Agronow Scholarship for Institutional Researchers is Open for Applications
We are seeking applicants for the Samuel Agronow scholarship. The Sam Agronow Institutional Research Scholarship is a non-renewable $2,000 scholarship awarded to one recipient each year. For more information visit the CAIR Awards webpage. Submissions are open through Friday, August 30th.
CAIR 2019 Conference Registration
The CAIR Board of Directors invites you to register for the 2019 Annual CAIR conference to be held in Monterey Bay, CA on November 6-8th, 2019 at the Embassy Suites by Hilton, Seaside. Earlybird Registrants recieve a $50 discount off the full-conference rate through September 9th. A discounted hotel room rate (provided after registration) will be available until October 12th or until the group block is sold-out, whichever comes first, so register for the conference and hotel early! For more information please visit the Conference Registration webpage.
Congratulations to the 2018 Best Presentation Winners!
- Best Presentation: Michael Le, Humboldt State University for “Data‐Informed Conversations of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion”
- Best New Presenter: Joseph Van Matre, University of California Office of the President for “Collecting Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Data in Education Contexts”