Analytics Can Save Higher Education. Really.

The Association for Institutional Research (AIR), EDUCAUSE, and the National Association of College and University Business Officers (NACUBO) stand together with a strong sense of urgency to reaffirm higher education’s commitment to the use of data and analytics to make better strategic decisions.

The thoughtful application of the following six principles will accelerate the meaningful use of analytics and take advantage of the power of data to make the decisions and take the actions that just may save higher education. Really.

Go big.

Make an institutional commitment to analytics.

Invest what you can.

You can’t afford not to.

Analytics is a team sport.

 Build your dream team.

Analytics has real impact on real people.

Avoid the pitfalls.

Prepare.

Be ready for some detours on the road to success.

Tick-tock, tick-tock.

The time to act is now.

Go big.

Make an institutional commitment to analytics.

Analytics is a team sport.

 Build your dream team.

Prepare.

Be ready for some detours on the road to success.

Invest what you can.

You can’t afford not to.

Analytics has real impact on real people.

Avoid the pitfalls.

Tick-tock, tick-tock.

The time to act is now.

It’s time to take a big step forward.

Start by downloading the full statement and initiating a discussion at your institution today.

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A Joint Statement from AIR | EDUCAUSE | NACUBO.