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The Maryland Association for Institutional Research is excited to announce the 2023 Spring Institute! 

This year's event will take place on April 28, 2023 from 8:30 a.m. until 3:30 p.m. at the Germantown Campus of Montgomery College. The college is located at 20200 Observation Dr, Germantown, MD 20876. Additional details about location and parking will be provided closer to the event. 

This year's theme is Cross-Campus Collaboration for Student Success. We have an exciting slate of presentations for members at this year's Institute, including a great Keynote Speaker, a legislative update from advocacy organizations, a student success panel, and thoughtful presentations from your colleagues across the state. Here is the current schedule of events (schedule is subject to change):

8:30 AM

Registration Opens and Breakfast Served

9:00 AM

Welcome and Introduction

Rachel Jackson; President of MdAIR

Muhammad Kehnemouyi; VP and Provost of Montgomery College Germantown

9:15 AM

Opening Keynote

Alex Yin; Director of Institutional Research, University of Vermont and President of the North East Association for Institutional Research

10:15 AM


10:20 AM

Session 1: How Distance and Socioeconomic Factors Impact Student Success

Jamal Rollins; Graduate Student, University of Maryland College Park

Linda Loubert; Associate Professor and GIS Professional, Morgan State University

11:00 AM


11:05 AM

2023 Legislative Update

Maryland Independent Colleges and Universities Association (MICUA)

Maryland Association of Community Colleges (MACC)

Maryland Higher Education Commission (MHEC)

11:45 AM

Lunch and Networking

1:00 PM

Student Success Panel: Bridging the Work of IR and Student Success

Jennifer Schum; Associate Dean for Student and Academic Services, University of Maryland School of Nursing

Ashley Fullwood; Director of Academic Advising, Retention & Completion , Towson University

Joanne Goldwater; Associate Dean For Retention and Student Success, St. Mary's College of Maryland

2:00 PM


2:05 PM

Session 2: Leading Data Conversations through the Lens of Equity

Shuang Liu; Associate Vice President for Continuous Improvement and Innovation Analytics, Anne Arundel Community College 

2:45 PM


2:50 PM

Session 3: It's Due When?!? Using Teams Planner to Keep Your IR Office Organized

Katrina Dumont; Senior Research Analyst, Carroll Community College

3:30 PM


We welcome all former, current, and prospective members to attend the event. Please note that the event is FREE for current membersFor non-members, the event is $65, and that includes membership for the remainder of the year and free attendance to any summer events that may happen

If you have any questions, please reach out to MarylandAIR01@gmail.com and a member of the Board will be happy to assist you with any comments or concerns that you might have. Please feel free to share this with any colleagues that you think might be interested. 

We look forward to seeing all of you at the Spring Institute! 

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RECORDING NOTICE: Please be advised all sessions on Friday, April 28 will be recorded using Zoom's conference recording feature. The point at which recording begins will be announced at the beginning of the session, and you can observe the red light at the top of your screen confirming recording is in progress. Recordings will be made available to MdAIR membership via the Members pages.

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There are no registration fees for MdAIR events, these events are provided at no cost for our members.

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