News and updates related to research initiatives.

Keith Howard presents past NIRSA Research Grant project at NIRSA 2017

One of the most well attended sessions during the 2017 NIRSA Annual Conference was Keith Howard’s presentation “Race, Identity, and Belonging: Examining College Students’ Preferences for Sport and Active Recreation.”

Comparative results for the NIRSA Institutional Data Set are now available

The comparative results feature is now available to participating members of the NIRSA Institutional Data Set! Participating NIRSA members may now access question-by-question comparisons of their data against other member institutions.

We’re thrilled to relaunch the NIRSA Institutional Data Set!

In July 2016, the NIRSA Research & Assessment Committee began an intensive and exhaustive review of the IDS to identify content areas that needed additional questions or clarity. Their efforts have resulted in an IDS that builds on the strengths of the initial version and adds value to its use across the Association.

By | 2017-04-08T09:19:40+00:00 October 27, 2016|Categories: Member Benefits, Research & Assessment|

NIRSA’s Institutional Data Set will be closed for upgrades

NIRSA will soon begin the process of integrating feedback in an effort to refine the IDS platform for next year’s data collection. As a result of this upgrade, the IDS’ data entry and reporting features will be unavailable from September 6 until early October.

By | 2017-04-08T09:17:35+00:00 August 31, 2016|Categories: Membership, Research & Assessment|Tags: , , , |

Let NIRSA support your research in campus recreation!

By Ruben Guzman

The NIRSA Research and Assessment Committee is currently accepting applications for the recently-launched NIRSA Research Grant Program, which will support the development and dissemination of original scholarly research projects conducted at or for NIRSA member institutions. The program features both a $10,000 and a $2,000 grant. The grants will be awarded […]

By | 2017-04-08T09:17:51+00:00 June 28, 2016|Categories: Research & Assessment|Tags: , , , |

The 2016–2020 NIRSA Facility Construction & Renovation Report is now available!

By Aaron Kroth, Assistant Director of Aquatics and Safety at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and Ruben Guzman

In order to continue providing our member base with relevant information regarding facility construction trends in the field of collegiate recreation, we are now making available the results of the 2015 NIRSA Facility Construction & Renovation survey to […]

By | 2016-10-23T21:01:35+00:00 May 25, 2016|Categories: Research & Assessment|Tags: , , |