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A Q&A with Russ Little, PAR’s New Chief Innovation Officer By Mary Grush (09/24/14) The PAR Framework has a new executive officer. Russ Little announced today that he will be leaving his post at Sinclair Community College to join PAR [] as its Chief Innovation Officer, a new position at the nonprofit provider of learner…

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Higher education technology innovator brings practice expertise, vision for student success to national learner analytics collaborative.  Boulder CO, September 24, 2014: The WICHE Cooperative for Educational Technologies has announced that Robert R. (Russ) Little has joined the Predictive Analytics Reporting (PAR) Framework as its Chief Innovation Officer. Mr. Little comes to the PAR Framework following…

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PAR Wins 2014 Campus Technology Innovator Award. Campus Technology editors and judging committee of higher educational IT leaders selected the PAR Framework as an innovator in the Student Systems & Services category from among hundreds of nominations for this coveted recognition. Hear from members about their PAR experience.  

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The targeted launch date for PAR independence is December 9, 2014. Founded in 2011, the PAR Framework has grown from a a”big idea” funded by foundation research grants into a national non-profit collaborative venture of data-sharing institutions working to use predictive analytics, tied to intervention measurement, to solve student success challenges. Read more.

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Data definitions for all variables published using the Data Cookbook by IData, Inc. Today the WCET-managed Predictive Analytics Reporting (PAR) Framework project publicly released full data definitions for the more than 60 institutional, transcript and student-level data collected from its 16 institutional partners for inclusion in the PAR database. This is the first time that…

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Fred Hurst, senior vice president for Extended Campuses at Northern Arizona University, has been honored with the Richard Jonsen Award, at the WCET Silver Anniversary Annual Meeting on November 15, 2013 in Denver, CO. Hurst, a long-time educator and innovator, is known for his leadership in a number of transformative initiatives in American post-secondary education.…

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