News and updates related to research initiatives.

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 | 2016-10-31T11:31:56+00:00 October 27, 2016|Categories: Member Benefits, Membership, Research|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 | 2016-10-23T21:00:59+00:00 June 28, 2016|Categories: Research|Tags: , , , |

Apply for the reimagined NIRSA Research Grant!

By Erin Patchett, Assistant Director of Facilities and Aquatics at Colorado State University

The NIRSA Research and Assessment Committee is currently accepting applications for the streamlined NIRSA Research Grant Program. The new format was launched at the 2016 Annual Conference and features two grant awards of $10,000 and $2,000 each. Both awards are […]

By | 2016-10-28T23:54:37+00:00 May 24, 2016|Categories: Research|Tags: |

Participate in the NASPA Assessment & Knowledge Consortium!

By Megan Granholm

NIRSA continues to support its institutional members—and to advocate for the field of collegiate recreation—by providing credible evidence documenting the value of campus recreational sports, activities, facilities, programs and services to students attending colleges or universities. For example, an estimated 8.1 million students are served by NIRSA member professionals every year—and 80% of […]

By | 2016-10-23T20:45:40+00:00 February 11, 2016|Categories: Partners, Research|Tags: , , |

The new NIRSA Institutional Data Set platform will open for data collection in late February!

By Nicole Olmeda, Senior Assistant Director at The University of Texas at Austin and Alice Kersting, NIRSA Special Projects Coordinator

Thanks to generous support from donors to the NIRSA Foundation, the NIRSA Institutional Data Set is well on its way to transitioning to a new and improved platform hosted by Dynamic Benchmarking! Now […]

By | 2016-10-23T20:46:15+00:00 January 29, 2016|Categories: Member Benefits, Membership, Research|Tags: , |

The NIRSA Institutional Data Set is transitioning to a new and improved online platform!

By Nicole Olmeda, Senior Assistant Director at The University of Texas at Austin and Alice Kersting, NIRSA Special Projects Coordinator

With the generous support of donors to the NIRSA Foundation, the NIRSA Institutional Data Set is being overhauled and moved to a new online platform. The new platform will be hosted by Dynamic […]

By | 2016-10-23T20:46:57+00:00 December 18, 2015|Categories: Member Benefits, Membership, Research|Tags: , |