Call for Proposals

Dear Colleagues,


We are now inviting proposals for the 2017 TENNAIR Annual Conference, "Research that Drives Action" and Christine Keller Executive Director of AIR will be the Keynote Speaker.  This year the conference will be held at the DoubleTree in Murfreesboro, TN, on August 7-9, 2017.  We encourage individuals who are engaged in research, assessment, or institution effectiveness, or who are in other ways using data to improve their institution’s effectiveness, to submit a proposal.

We welcome panel discussion/ ‘birds of a feather’ proposals.


How to Submit a Proposal:

Please submit proposals for the conference to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..   A Proposal Form is attached.  Conference proposals should include:

1.Title of session

2.Name, title, institution, and email address of each presenter or panel member

3.Topic area – assessment, institutional effectiveness, institutional research, or other (please describe)

4.Type of presentation – presentation, panel discussion

5.Short abstract (no more than 250 words) describing the content of the presentation or panel discussion. Please note that we will use the abstracts in the conference program, and we will post the program on the TennAIR website, so your abstract should only include information that can be shared publicly.

Presentations or panel discussions should last no more than 45 minutes.  Please allow 10-15 minutes for Q&A.  Proposals must be received by July 20th, 2017.



Josh Whitlock



Download Proposal Form