Award Winning IR!
The Office of Institutional Research is the proud recipient of two awards from the Southern Association for Institutional Research for the work we have done. Our office won 2nd place for Best Institutional Research Website and 1st place for the Best Institutional Research E-Fact Book! This competition was open to all institutions of higher education from the southern region including Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, North Carolina, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, and West Virginia.
The Office of Institutional Research is well represented among the officers of the Texas Association for Institutional Research (TAIR). Elected in 2015, Kate Proff is serving the second year of her 2-year term as the Communications Officer. In 2016, Marc Turner was elected to a 2-year term as the Professional Development Officer. Both Joe Meyer and Susan Thompson have also held offices with TAIR in the past and continue to serve as active members of the organization.
Joe Meyer named TSUS Regents' Staff Member for 2015
Joe Meyer, director of the Office of Institutional Research at Texas State University, has been selected for the Texas State University System (TSUS) Regents' Staff Member Award for 2015.
He receive the award during the quarterly TSUS board meeting, held February 20 in Austin.
Meyer as maintained an impressive record of service during his 25-year career at Texas State. He is recognized statewide for this expertise and professionalism in data collection, analysis and reporting. Because of his ability to communicate complex data in easily understood formats, colleagues at other institutions throughout the world and in agencies within the state request his advice and guidance.
Meyer has served as president of the Texas Association of Institutional Research, and chaired the Texas State University Common Experience Committee in development and delivery of the year-long, university-wide program.