Upcoming Webinars

Join Robert Nobles, James Weyhenmeyer, and Caroline Whitacre as they discuss their process of cybersecurity readiness and certification:
– Tips for streamlining compliance
– Pitfalls to avoid
– Compliance standards specifically discussed: CMMC and NDAA 889
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Gathering, analyzing, and reporting alumni outcomes has become an increasingly burdensome task for universities as more entities request these data. Many universities rely on ad hoc or decentralized reporting processes that tend to supply inconsistent and unreliable information. Academic Analytics now has standardized processes to more comprehensively collect master’s, doctoral, and postdoctoral alumni outcome data to help institutions use these data for program review, legislative reporting, and beyond. Join us for a 30 minute webinar to learn more.
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Join Academic Analytics for 30-minute webinars featuring updates, tutorials, and insights.
Winter Coffee Break Topics Include:
– Utilizing Data to Better Examine Progress on Cluster Initiative Goals: A Case Study at University of Central Florida
– Working with Academic Analytics Data to Inform Honorific Award Efforts with Humanities Colleagues
– Utilizing Academic Analytics for the Recruitment of External Reviewers
– Coming Attractions
Join Robert Berdahl and Archie Holmes as they moderate a discussion among University of Texas System panelists on how they utilize data to contextualize decision making. Executive leadership from each institution will detail their use of productivity data in program review, program planning, strategic hiring, and faculty reward and retention, among other topics.
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Coffee Break Webinar Archive

Previous Webinars

AARC Director Anthony J. Olejniczak, Ph.D. and AARC researcher Molly J. Wilson, Ph.D. studied the characteristics of authors who choose to publish their work in OA venues. Their peer reviewed journal article Who’s writing Open Access (OA) articles? Characteristics of OA authors at Ph.D. granting institutions in the USA demonstrates that the democratization of the research literature through increased adoption of the OA publishing model may be skewed towards only a subset of scholars – those with greater access to resources and higher levels of job security.
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Listen to Helen Carlon, Dave Ramsey and team as they provide an overview of how Academic Analytics’ products have evolved over time to what they are today, as well as what you can anticipate coming down the pipeline in the coming year.
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How can university leadership teams identify and build on shared opportunities between the academic and health science mission areas? What key ideas may guide their investments and what potential pitfalls should they avoid? Learn how the University of Utah is navigating these challenges and uses analytic tools to help anchor leadership discussions and planning.
Ruth V. Watkins, President, University of Utah
Daniel A. Reed, Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs, University of Utah
Michael L. Good, Senior Vice President for Health Sciences and Executive Dean of the School of Medicine, University of Utah; CEO, University of Utah Health
Andy S. Weyrich, Vice President for Research, University of Utah
Robert M. Berdahl, former President, Association of American Universities (AAU)
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Listen to Bob Berdahl discuss with three provosts about strategies they have used to equitably recruit, develop, celebrate, and retain faculty. While the impact of COVID-19 on faculty life and provost strategies will be addressed, we will also focus on longterm implications.
Diane Stearns, Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs, Northern Arizona University
Ed Feser, Provost & Executive Vice President, Oregon State University
Kath Johnson, Executive Vice Chancellor & Chief Academic Officer, Indiana University- Purdue University Indianapolis
Robert Berdahl, Senior Advisor, Academic Analytics 
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This discussion focuses on the following questions:
– How is this moment different from business as usual for Senior Research Officers?
– What role can research tools play in supporting the mission of public universities in moments of national crisis and political upheaval?
– How can these tools help small institutions with large ambitions for research and scholarship?
Terri Shelton, Vice Chancellor for Research and Engagement, University of North Carolina – Greensboro
Kevin Chambliss, Vice Provost for Research, Baylor University
Caroline Whitacre, Senior Advisor,  Academic Analytics,  former Senior  Vice President for Research  at The Ohio State University
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Institutional Resilience Webinar Series 
During times of uncertainty and fiscal challenge, critical up-to-date information about your research enterprise and position in the competitive landscape can help your institution emerge stronger after a crisis. 
– Institutional Resilience: Preparing for the Future of Your Research Enterprise
– Ensuring a Viable Post-Pandemic Future for Scholarship in the Humanities
– Making Lemonade out of Lemons: Extending the Horizon of Departmental Planning and Faculty Development in a Period of Disruption
– Institutional Resilience- Continuing the Conversation
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