Understanding How IR and Public Policy Interact and How You Can Be a Data Influencer

This webinar will provide background on the history of the federal government’s data collection from higher education institutions including the shifting purposes of the data collection and the influence legislation and regulations have had on it over time. It will also provide an overview of the difference influencers in the federal higher education public policy arena and how they engage and use data to influence policy.

As a result of this webinar, participants will:

  • Be familiar with the major pieces of federal legislation that impact data collection from postsecondary institutions.
  • Be familiar with the federal government processes for gathering feedback on potential changes to data collection and how to engage.
  • Understand the different organizations that influence policy conversations at the federal level.
  • Be able to take information about potential changes in data collection and use it to lead conversations on your campus

Registration Information

  • Registration closes 60 minutes prior to the webinar.
  • Attendees will have access to the webinar recording for 30 days following the live event.
  • Length/Time Commitment

    60 minutes



Date(s): January 20

Time: 2:00PM - 3:00PM E.T

Format: Live Online

Topic: IPEDS/NCES

Experience Level: All

Member/Non-Member Price: $0 members/$0 nonmembers

Presenter(s): Elise Miller, Tennessee State Collaborative on Reforming Education (SCORE); Jessica Shedd, Tulane University

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