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Billings and Whatley Selected as NCES Data Institute Fellows

Melissa Whatley

IHE postdoctoral associate Meredith Billings and doctoral student Melissa Whatley were selected as fellows for the 2019 NCES Data Institute: Using Federal Datasets to Support Research on Postsecondary Education. The institute provides an intensive introduction to NCES datasets and research methodologies using large-scale national data sources.

Meredith BillingsThrough a highly-competitive process AIR selected 36 new fellows comprised of graduate students, IR professionals, faculty, and government and organization staff from across the United States to participate in a 6-week online course, culminating in a collaborative capstone project. The Institute concludes with a 3-day intensive meeting in D.C. this summer.

IHE celebrates Melissa and Meredith's individual accomplishments and our collective success having four fellows in four years.

2019- Meredith Billings and Melissa Whatley

2018- Jennifer May-Trifiletti

2016- Kelly Slaton

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Postdoctoral Research and Teaching Associate, 2017-2019

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