2021 AIRUM Virtual Annual Conference Schedule*

Conference materials and links will be sent to attendees prior to the opening of the conference.

Wednesday, November 3

10-11:30 am             iData session
11:30 am-12:30 pm New member orientation
1-2:30 pm              Keynote and discussion: Teri Hinds, Minnesota State
2:30-3:30 pm Session 01
Identifying and Addressing Obstacles to Understanding and Using Institutional Data
Wayne Jacobson, University of Iowa; Matthew Anson, University of Iowa; Carly Armour, University of Iowa
3:30-4:30 Session 02
Using Hack Codes to Determine Who Has Your Data and What They're Using It For
Joseph Mantione, University of Minnesota; Nicole Kraft, University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire
4:30-6 pm Business and social meeting


Thursday, November 4

9-10 am            Session 03   
Developing  and Sustaining an Institutional Review Board at a Two-year College
Jennifer Pearson Hennen, Century College; Nora Morris, Anoka-Ramsey Community College and Anoka Technical College
10-11 am Session 04   
Pathways to College and Career for Students Identifying as Deaf, Hard of Hearing, or Deaf/Blind
Sally Krager, Minnesota Office of Higher Education; Meredith Fergus, Minnesota Office of Higher Education
11 am-12 pm Session 05
Postcollegiate Outcomes: Building out the Alumni Pathways Puzzle
Ron Huesman, University of Minnesota; Lesley Lydell, University of Minnesota; Helen Horner, University of Minnesota
12-1 pm Lunch on your own
1-2 pm Datatelligent panel
2-3 pm Session 06
Designing Inclusive Research: Developing a Rubric for Evaluating Reports
Kweweli Toga-Doya, Century College; Erin Osborn, Century College
3-4 pm

Session 07
Interactive Visualizations of Student Populations Using
Kevin Miller, Anoka-Ramsey Community College and Anoka Technical College

4-5 pm Session 08
A Model, Tips & Tools for Successful Institutional Strategic Planning in Unsure Times
Beth Ellie, Mid-State Technical College; Sheila Cover, Mid-State Technical College


Friday, November 5

8-9 am Datatelligent/Tableau session
9-10 am     Session 09
Elevating Equity Through Better Data
Steve Rogness, Minnesota Office of Higher Education
10-11 am    Session 10
Engaging Undergraduate Researchers in Modeling Retention
Lauren Feiler, St. Olaf College
11 am-12 pm Session 11
A Tale of Two Analysts: SLEDS Guru and Python-Programmer Team Up to Add Graduate Wages to Program Review Metrics
Erin Osborn, Century College; Kweweli Togba-Doya, Century College
12-1 pm Session 12
Minnesota Measures: Understanding and illustrating access to higher education in Minnesota
Nicole Whelan, Minnesota Office of Higher Education; Steven Rogneess, Minnesota Office of Higher Education; Meredith Fergus, Minnesota Office of Higher Education

 *Schedule is subject to slight modifications.