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CIMA was created as a new APLU commission in fall of 2014 to bring together leaders from across campuses – those who provide data and those who use data – to promote more effective use of information in decision-making and planning.

Leaders in a variety of different roles are invited to participate in CIMA – individuals from academic affairs or student affairs as well as those in more traditional campus data roles such as institutional research and finance. Other areas where campus leaders may benefit from participating in CIMA are data management, assessment and accreditation support, enrollment management, strategic planning, student success, or institutional effectiveness.


To join the CIMA participant list and learn more about planned activities, please email  

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