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Alerts

OverviewEdit

Since 1997 the AIR Alerts series has presented timely and substantive information concerning data policy.

Each Alert provides a concise briefing on an emerging issue in higher education, including a summary of the topic, the current status (and potential future developments), implications for institutions and institutional research, a timeline summarizing key historical developments and future deadlines, and resources relating to the subject.

List of AlertsEdit

  1. Common Data Set (1 September 1997)
  2. Student Right-to-Know and IPEDS Graduation Rate Survey (1 October 1997)
    1. Update 1 (1 November 2000)
  3. National Postsecondary Education Cooperative (1 November 1998)
  4. Taxpayer Relief Act of 1997 (1 February 1998)
  5. The Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act and Emerging Federal Regulations (1 February 1998)
    1. Update 1 (20 March 2001)
  6. New Federal Standards for Racial and Ethnic Data Collection and Reporting (1 April 1998)
    1. Update 1 - Executive Summary of Proceedings for the Policy Panel on Racial/Ethnic Data Collection March 17-18, 1998 (1 April 1998)
  7. Electronic Data Interchange (1 May 1998)
  8. College Costs and Prices: Report of the National Commission on the Cost of Higher Education (1 July 1998)
  9. Redesign of IPEDS Surveys (1 October 1998)
    1. Update 1 (1 December 1998)
    2. Update 2 (1 February 1999)
    3. Update 3 (1 April 1999)
    4. Update 4 (1 June 1999)
    5. Update 5 (1 July 1999)
    6. Update 6 (1 July 1999)
    7. Update 7 (1 August 1999)
    8. Update 8 - Proposed Changes to IPEDS Staff and Salaries Surveys (23 November 1999)
    9. Update 9 (9 February 2000)
    10. Update 9a (1 November 1998)
  10. Higher Education Act Final Federal Regulations for Student Disclosure Requirements
    1. Update 1 (1 August 1998)
    2. Update 2 (7 February 2000)
  11. State and Institutional Reports on the Quality of Teacher Preparation (29 March 2000)
  12. 2001-2002 Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and Beyond (24 July 2001)
  13. SEVM/SEVIS Reporting on International Students and Exchange Visitors (15 July 2002)
    1. Transitioning to SEVIS: The Interim Student and Exchange Authentication System (ISEAS) (29 September 2002)
  14. Update on Federal Race and Ethnicity Reporting Changes (5 August 2002)
    1. Update 1 (5 August 2002)
    2. Update 2 (15 August 2006)
    3. Update 3 - Final U.S. Department of Education Guidance on Collecting, Maintaining and Reporting Data on Race and Ethnicity (29 October 2007)
  15. National Study of Faculty and Students (NSoFaS: 2004) (18 September 2002)
    1. Update 1 (24 March 2003)
  16. Changes in IPEDS for Institutions with Multiple Campuses (10 July 2003)
  17. Proposed Inclusion of 'Instruction Expenses per FTE Student' on IPEDS COOL (24 July 2003)
  18. Status of Proposed Inclusion of Instruction Expenses per FTE Student on IPEDS COOL
    1. Update 1 - Status of Proposed Inclusion of Instruction Expenses per FTE Student on IPEDS COOL (28 April 2004)
  19. H.R.3311 - The "Affordability in Higher Education Act of 2003" (12 November 2003)
    1. Update 1 - New College Affordability Index May Lead to Future Sanctions (29 August 2005)
  20. Use of Perturbation in IPEDS Data (8 March 2004)
  21. NCES Requests Comments Regarding Proposed IPEDS Changes (25 May 2004)
    1. Update 1 (1 October 2004)
    2. Update 2 (24 August 2005)
    3. Update 3 - NCES Requests Final Comments Regarding First-Professional Enrollment and Degree Reporting in IPEDS (22 February 2006)
    4. Update 4 (22 August 2006)
    5. Update 5 - NCES Announces Final Plan for New IPEDS Categories and Definitions for Classification of Masters, Doctor’s and First-Professional Degree Programs for Reporting Enrollment and Completions (1 December 2006)
  22. NCAA Division III Financial Aid Annual Electronic Reporting Requirement (2 August 2004)
  23. NPEC Data Feedback Project (6 August 2004)
    1. Update 1 (7 February 2005)
    2. Update 2 - NCES Seeks Comments on IPEDS Data Feedback Report (19 January 2006)
    3. Update 3 - NCES Provides Instructions for Creating Custom Comparison Groups for 2006 IPEDS Data Feedback Report (17 April 2006)
    4. Update 4 (7 November 2006)
  24. OMB Reporting Standards for IPEDS Student and Employee Racial and Ethnic Data Will Not Be Implemented in 2004-05 (19 August 2004)
  25. 2005 Revision of the Carnegie Classification (1 September 2004)
    1. Update 1 (3 February 2006)
  26. IPEDS Student Unit Record Data Feasibility Study (1 October 2004)
    1. Update 1 (24 November 2004)
    2. Update 2 (25 April 2005)
  27. NCES Seeks Comments on Proposal for Derived and Calculated Variables (1 November 2004)
  28. NCES Seeks Comments on IPEDS Human Resource Surveys (25 January 2005)
  29. NCES Technical Review Panel to Discuss Expansion of Report Templates in IPEDS Peer Analysis System (7 February 2005)
  30. NCAA Graduation Success Rate Data Collection (7 July 2005)
  31. Changes in IPEDS for 2005-06 (7 September 2005)
  32. IPEDS Guidelines for Reporting Students Displaced due to Hurricane Katrina (23 September 2005)
  33. NCES Seeks Comments on Proposal to Add New Institutional Classification Variable to Peer Analysis System (10 January 2006)
  34. National Research Council - Assessment of Research-Doctorate Programs (4 May 2006)
  35. Comments Requested for Proposed IPEDS Changes (19 February 2007)
    1. Update 1 (30 May 2007)
  36. New Disclosure and IPEDS Reporting Requirements in the Higher Education Opportunity Act of 2008 (25 August 2008)
    1. Update 1 (18 May 2009)
  37. Proposed Changes for 2009-10 IPEDS (2 April 2009)

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