Awards

The Julia M. Duckwall Award is presented by the Mid-America Association for Institutional Research (MidAIR) to both honor the memory of Julia Duckwall and recognize her contributions to Institutional Research and Higher Education. This award represents the energy, involvement, and professionalism that Julia personified. Julia Duckwall was about doing the most you...

In 1993, AIR initiated the policy of providing a slot in the Forum program for short presentations by winners of the Best Paper award from each of its affiliate groups. This proved so successful that in 1995 a full-time slot was allotted for each of the regional best paper presentations. From 2010 on, the MidAIR Best Paper Award will also be available to first-time...

This award was created in honor of Joe Saupe, Emeritus Professor of Education at the University of Missouri, Columbia. Joe was one of the founding members of both AIR and MidAIR and has been a role model for many institutional researchers. Among his many publications, he authored one of the seminal documents of the field, The Functions of Institutional Research...