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Commission on Information, Measurement, & Analysis Presentations

CIMA provides a forum around effective and efficient use of data to guide campus planning and decision making.  The topics and content of the Summer Forum and Annual Meeting sessions reflect this aim.

Summer Forum sessions typically focus on how APLU campuses are engaging with predictive analytics, creating a cross-campus culture of evidence, and determining costs of instruction, as well as how our national research partners handle big data and post-collegiate outcomes reporting.

APLU Annual Meeting Presentations

2018 New Orleans, LA
 
Sunday, November 11, 2018
The Use of Advance Analytics to Drive Decisions
         Steve Wisniewski, Vice Provost for Data and Information, University of Pittsburgh
         Tom Eleuterio, Manager, Higher Education Consortia, University of Delaware
 
The Role and Importance of Building an Analytics Infrastructure In-House
         John Campbell, Vice Provost, West Virginia University
         Ken Smith, Vice Provost, Academic Resource Management, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State
         University
 
Monday, November 12, 2018
Leading Institutional Transformation with NACUBO’s Economic Models Framework
         Randy Roberson, Director, Strategic Initiatives, National Association of College and University Business
         Officers (NACUBO)
         Lynn Valenter, Vice Chancellor for Finance and Operations, Washington State University, Vancouver
         Joe Sobieralski, University Budget Director, University of South Carolina
 
Creating a Bigger Data Tent for Student Success
         Nancy Young, Vice President for Student Affairs, University of Maryland, Baltimore County
         Darlena Jones, Director of Assessment & Research, Association for Institutional Research
 
2017 Washington, DC
 
Sunday, November 12, 2017
Third-party Vendors for Data Analytics: Friend or Foe? Part I
 
Third-party Vendors for Data Analytics: Friend or Foe? Part II
Monday, November 13, 2017
The Ethical Use of Data: Still More Questions Than Answers
 
A Perfect Marriage, Data and Money: Leveraging Institutional Data for the Allocation of Critical Financial Resources
 
2015 Indianapolis, IN
Sunday, November 15, 2015
CIMA Session 1: Data Governance 101: Why straight answers to simple questions remain elusive and what to do about it. 
CIMA Session II: Connecting Budget Models with Student Success. (co-sponsored)
 
Monday, November 16, 2015
CIMA Session III: Transforming Evidence-Based Decision Making. 
CIMA Session IV: Using Data Analytics in Institutional Leadership. (co-sponsored)
 

Summer Forum Presentations

2018 Bozeman, MT
Final Agenda


Sunday, July 29, 2018
Creating and Deploying School/ Department/ Center Scorecards
Speakers:
Rick Burnette, Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs Metrics, Analytics and Institutional Data Administrator, Florida State University
Janet Kisner, Vice President for Faculty Development and Advancement, Florida State University

Ethical Use of Data Beyond Privacy
Speakers:
Julie Carpenter-Hubin, Assistant Vice President of Institutional Research & Planning, The Ohio State University
Don Hubin, Director, Center for Ethics and Human Values, The Ohio State University


Monday, July 30, 2018
Challenges to Developing and Supporting a Culture of Continuous Improvement: The Contemporary Assessment Debate
Speaker:
Julie Matuga, Associate Vice Provost for Institutional Effectiveness, Bowling Green State University

Determining ROI: Can Faculty Value be Measured?
Speakers:
Dawn Bratsch-Prince, Associate Provost for Faculty, Iowa State University
Janet Kisner, Vice President for Faculty Development and Advancement, Florida State University

Sunday, July 31, 2018
The Transformational Clusters Initiative –Advancing Student Success Best Practices
Speaker: 
Julia Michaels, Director, Center for Public University Transformation, APLU



2017 Burlington, VT
Final Attendees list
Final Agenda

Sunday, July 9, 2017

Data Analytics for Institutional Success
Speakers: 
Amin Qazi, CEO, Unizin
Robert Berdahl, Chancellor Emeritus University of California, Berkeley
Joseph Glover, Provost, University of Florida;
Ruth Watkins, Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs/Provost, University of Utah
Data to Action for Student Success from Campuses on the Cutting Edge
Speakers: 
Sally McRorie, Provost and Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs, Florida State University;
Risa Palm, Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs and Provost, Georgia State University;
Ken Smith, Vice Provost for Resource Management and Institutional Effectiveness, Virginia Tech

Monday, July 10, 2017
Ethical use of data 
Addressing the Rising Costs of Higher Education -- Communicating the Complex World of Affordability Metrics
Data Literacy/Effective Communication of Results/Data Visualization 
Data Governance (doc 2) (doc 3) (doc 4) (poll)

Tuesday, July  11, 2017
From Analytics to Action (doc 2)


2016 Portland, Oregon
Final Attendees list
Final Agenda

Monday, June 27, 2016

Speaker/Moderator: 
Paul Klute, Director of Institutional Research, University of Georgia
Panelists:
Jason Fishbain, Chief Data Officer, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Mike Kelly, Chief Data Officer, University of South Carolina
 
 

Tuesday, June 28, 2016

Moderator: 
Stephanie Bond Huie, Vice Chancellor for Strategic Initiatives, University of Texas System
Panelists:
Paula Bales, Communications Coordinator, Office of Strategic Initiatives, University of Texas System
Mark Johnson, Senior Director of Media Relations and Strategic Communication, Arizona State University
Tom Milligan, Vice President for External Relations, Colorado State University

2015 Niagara Falls, Ontario Canada

Sunday July 12, 2015
Monday July 13, 2015
CIMA Session IV:  Responsibility Centered Management
CIMA Session V and Lunch: Oh, The Places They Go! Institutional, State, and Federal Models for Tracking Post-Collegiate Employment Outcomes

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