Overseas Chinese Association for Institutional Research
An AIR Affiliate That Supports IR Professionals Since 1996

Commonly Used Links

  1. Learning More SAS (free)
  2. Internet Resources for Institutional Research (AIR)
  3. Internet Resources for Higher Education Policy and Research Topics (ACE)
  4. State Higher Education Report (Measuring Up) (National Center for Public Policy and Higher Education)
  5. Postsecondary Education Opportunity
  6. Department of Education
  7. IPEDS
  8. What's New in NCES
  9. The Condition of Education
  10. Digest of Education Statistics
  11. IPEDS Peer Analysis System
  12. Online Data Tools
  13. Search Dept. of Ed. publications

Other Federal Statistics:

  1. FedStats
  2. The White House Briefing Room
  3. Census Bureau
  4. WebCaspar
  5. Statistical Abstract of the U.S.

Strategic Planning Sites

  1. http://www.bgsu.edu/offices/ir/
  2. http://www.cabrillo.cc.ca.us/pres/cmp/
  3. http://www.state.la.us/opb/opb.htm
  4. http://www.state.la.us/opb/faf/ApplyingSPProcess.pdf
  5. http://www.louisiana.edu/InfoTech/InstRes/FivePlan.html
  6. http://www.hq.nasa.gov/office/nsp/toc.htm
  7. http://www.ed.gov/pubs/StratPln/
  8. http://www.census.gov/

Students as Customers:

  1. http://www.gmu.edu/news/gazette/9811/studcus2.html
  2. http://www.swcollege.com/marketing/gitm/gitm04-9.html
  3. http://www.naplesnews.com/02/03/naples/d768437a.htm
  4. http://www.nea.org/he/head9697/advo9802/dialog.html
  5. http://www.naspa.org/netresults/article.cfm?ID=19&category=Feature

Benchmarking Data for Student Retention & Graduation Rates:

  1. http://www.act.org/news/releases/2001/04-26-01.html

Grant Activities Focused on Student Access and Retention

  1. http://www2.edtrust.org/NR/rdonlyres/11B4283F-104E-4511-B0CA-1D3023231157/0/highered.pdf
  2. http://www.luminafoundation.org/publications/focus/

Student Debt Studies

  1. http://www.collegeboard.com/press/cost01/html/TrendsSA01.pdf

ASP.NET Resources

  1. Microsoft's ASP.NET Site
  2. .NET Quickstart Tutorials -- good hands-on introduction to ASP.NET or Windows Forms (.Net) programming
  3. DotNet 247 -- good comprehensive site on all issues .Net
  4. DevX's .NET Zone -- good articles that get into more advanced .Net stuff
  5. GotDotNet User Samples -- some of these get pretty deep too