Publications and Professional Presentations

Christina Leimer

Publications

  • Leimer, C. (forthcoming 2012). Organizing for Evidence-Based Decision Making and Improvement. Change.
  • Leimer, C. (2011). First, Get Their Attention: Getting Your Results Used. AIR Professional File, 122.
  • Leimer, C. (2011). The Rise of Institutional Effectiveness: IR Competitor, Customer, Collaborator or Replacement? AIR Professional File, 120.
  • Leimer, C. (Ed.). (2009). Imagining the Future of Institutional Research. New Directions for Institutional Research, 143. San Francisco: Jossey Bass.
  • Leimer, C. & Terkla, D. G. (2009). Laying the Foundation: IR Office Organization, Staffing, and Career Development. In C. Leimer (Ed.), Imagining the Future of Institutional Research. New Directions for Institutional Research, 143. San Francisco: Jossey Bass.
  • Leimer, C. (2009). Taking a Broader View: Using IR's Natural Qualities for Transformation. In C. Leimer (Ed.), Imagining the Future of Institutional Research. New Directions for Institutional Research, 143. San Francisco: Jossey Bass.
  • Knight, W.E. & Leimer, C. (2009). Will IR Staff Stick? An Exploration of Institutional Researchers' Intentions to Remain In or Leave Their Jobs, Research in Higher Education, 51(2), p. 109.


Professional Presentations

Invited Presentations

  • Leimer, C. (2012). CAIR Special Interest Group on Bridging Learning Outcomes Assessment and Institutional Research. S. Agronow, SIG Convener. Western Association of Schools and Colleges Academic Resource Conference, Costa Mesa, CA. (Discussion Leader)
  • Leimer, C. (2012). "Creating the New IR." North Carolina Association for Institutional Research, Winston-Salem, NC. (Keynote)
  • Leimer, C. (2011). "IR and IE: What's Needed to Meet Today's Challenges?" California Association for Institutional Research Conference, Rohnert Park, CA. (Keynote)
  • Leimer, C. (2011). "The Rise of Institutional Effectiveness and the Role of Institutional Research." Higher Education Data Sharing Consortium Conference, Philadelphia, PA. (Keynote)
  • Leimer, C. & Beam, M. (2010). "The Future of Institutional Research." Research and Planning Group for California Community Colleges, Pomona, CA.
  • Knight, W.E. & Leimer, C. (2009). "World Class IR Through World Class IR Jobs: What Can We Do To Reduce Job Turnover and Improve Employment Experiences?" AIR Presidential Plenary. 49th Annual Association for Institutional Research Forum, Atlanta, GA.
  • Leimer, C. (2007). "Building an Effective Institutional Research Program." Pacific Northwest Association for Institutional Research and Planning Annual Conference, Victoria, BC.


Conferences and Meetings

  • Leimer, C. (2012). "What Does IR/IE Leadership Mean? A Not-So-Modest Proposal." 52nd Annual Association for Institutional Research Conference, New Orleans, LA. (Invited to repeat session due to audience interest) * Leimer, C. (2012). "Why We Don't See Eye to Eye: How Cultural Perspectives Influence Effectiveness." 52nd Annual Association for Institutional Research Conference, New Orleans, LA.
  • Leimer, C., Hofmann, J., Hoey, J.J., & Cragg, K. (2012). "How to Get the Most Value from Institutional Research." Panel presentation. Western Association of Schools and Colleges Academic Resource Conference, Costa Mesa, CA.
  • Leimer, C. & Ketcheson, K. (2012). "Assessment and Institutional Research: Forging the Link." Western Association of Schools and Colleges Academic Resource Conference, Costa Mesa, CA.
  • Leimer, C., Neal, W, & Bergeron, J. (2011). "Wave of the Future? Integrating the Quality Functions: IR, Outcomes Assessment, Planning, Program Review, and Accreditation." Western Association of Schools and Colleges Academic Resource Conference, San Francisco, CA. Related paper
  • Leimer, C., Slowensky, J. & Associates. (2011). "Closing the Loop: When Assessment Becomes Meaningful for Faculty." Western Association of Schools and Colleges Academic Resource Conference, San Francisco, CA.
  • Leimer, C. (2010). "Wave of the Future? Integrating the Quality Functions: IR, Outcomes Assessment, Planning, Program Review, and Accreditation." 50th Annual Association for Institutional Research Forum, Chicago, IL.
  • Leimer, C. (2009). "The Rise of Institutional Effectiveness: IR Competitor, Customer, Collaborator or Replacement?" 49th Annual Association for Institutional Research Forum, Atlanta, GA.
  • Leimer, C. (2009). "Creating and Sustaining a Culture of Evidence and Improvement: How Can Integrating Institutional Research, Assessment and Planning Help?" 49th Annual Association for Institutional Research Forum, Atlanta, GA.
  • Leimer, C. & Echeverria, J. (2009). "Creating and Sustaining a Culture of Evidence and Improvement: How Can Integrating Institutional Research, Assessment and Planning Help?" Western Association of Schools and Colleges Academic Resource Conference, Hollywood, CA. Related paper
  • Leimer, C. (2009). "Collecting Alumni Data: What Works? What Doesn't?" Facilitated intersegmental panel, California Association for Institutional Research Conference, Sacramento, CA.
  • Leimer, C. (2008). "First, Get Their Attention: Getting Your Results Used." 48th Annual Association for Institutional Research Forum, Seattle, WA.
  • Leimer, C. (2008). "Creative, Engaged IR: The First-Generation Faculty and Staff Stories Project." 48th Annual Association for Institutional Research Forum, Seattle, WA.
  • Leimer, C. (2008). Reshaping IR Special Interest Group initiator and facilitator. 48th Annual Association for Institutional Research Forum, Seattle, WA.
  • Leimer, C. & Zack, M. (2008). "Creating a Culture of Evidence: Gathering Data and Making Meaning." Western Association of Schools and Colleges Academic Resource Conference, San Diego, CA.
  • Leimer, C. (2007). "Creative, Engaged IR: The First-Generation Faculty and Staff Stories Project." California Association for Institutional Research Annual conference, Monterey, CA.
  • Leimer, C. (2007). "From the Ground Floor to the Penthouse: Building an Effective Institutional Research Program." 47th Annual Association for Institutional Research Forum, Kansas City, MO.
  • Leimer, C. (2007). "Faculty Satisfaction and Stress: What's Changed? Analysis of 1998 and 2005 HERI Faculty Survey Results." 47th Annual Association for Institutional Research Forum, Kansas City, MO.
  • Leimer, C. (2007). "Developing a Standard Data Packet for Program Review," CSU IR Director's meeting, San Francisco, CA.
  • Leimer, C. (2007). "Progress of Transfer Students at California State University-Fresno," Community College/Fresno State Liberal Studies Conference, Fresno, CA.
  • President's planning retreats and college-wide forums, facilitator and presenter, Seattle Central Community College, 1999-2003.
  • Comparison of national student surveys, WA State Community College Instruction Commission, 2002.
  • Workforce student follow-up survey, PNAIRP, 2002.
  • Strategic planning, collaboratively developed panel presentation, WARP, 2002.
  • Strategic planning, organized and facilitated panel discussion, PNAIRP, 2001.
  • Demographic and enrollment analysis for long-term planning, 1996 Southern Association for Institutional Research/Society of College and University Planners Conference, Mobile, AL.
  • Demographic and enrollment analysis, session facilitator and presenter, 1996 Society for Applied Sociology Conference, Atlanta, GA.
  • "Analysis of Population Change in an Eastern European Nation," 1995 Mid-South Sociological Association Conference, Lafayette, LA.
  • "Validity of Current Measures of Socioeconomic Status and Educational Achievement," panelist, 1995 Southwest Social Sciences Society Conference, Dallas, TX.

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