The NIRSA Research & Assessment Committee is currently accepting applications for the NIRSA Research Grant Program. All grant applications are due by Friday, June 30.
NIRSA professional and student members have access to the Institutional Data Set's full reporting capabilities for the 2015-2016 data set!
The committee’s charges for the 2017-2018 volunteer leadership cycle continue to build upon the work of previous committees.
Dr. Jacqueline McDowell received the 2013 NIRSA Research Grant for her project “Toward the Development of National Intramural and Club Sport Gender Equity Guidelines.”
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.”
NIRSA is currently searching for candidates to fill the NIRSA Director and Alternate Director positions on the Council for the Advancement of Standards in Higher Education (CAS) Board of Directors.
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.
On November 15, NIRSA changed the RSJ subscription process so that members are now asked to select the version of the RSJ that they wish to receive—either online, print, or both.
Series events should be viewed as opportunities for recreation professionals to develop the skills and traits most desirable in the collegiate recreation field.
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.