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A. Admissions

Delaney, A. M. (1999, June). A Collaborative Approach to Designing Graduate Admission Studies. Paper presented at the 39th Annual Forum of the Association for Institutional Research, Seattle, WA. (ERIC Document Reproduction Service No. ED 433774)

Delaney, A. M. (1999, May). Predicting Students' College Choice Process: Variations by Academic Quality. Paper presented at the 39th Annual Forum of the Association for Institutional Research, Seattle, WA.

Delaney, A. M. (1998). Designing graduate admission studies to influence campus transformation. Proceedings of the Northeast Association for Institutional Research, 25, 35-46.

Delaney, A. M. (1998, September). Designing Graduate Admission Studies for Strategic Decision Making. Paper presented at the 20th Annual Forum of the European Association for Institutional Research, San Sebastian, Basque Country, Spain.

Delaney, A. M. (1998, May). Parental Income and Students' College Choice Process: Research Findings to Guide Recruitment Strategies. Paper presented at the 38th Annual Forum of the Association for Institutional Research, Minneapolis, MN. (ERIC Document Reproduction Service No. ED 422810)

Delaney, A. M. (1997). Parental income and students' college choice process: Research findings to guide recruitment strategies. Proceedings of Northeast Association for Institutional Research, 24, 77-88.

Delaney, A. M. (1992). Validity of admission characteristics in predicting performance in academic coursework. Proceedings of the Northeast Association for Institutional Research, 19, 73-80. B.

First Year Experience

Delaney, A. M. (2008). Why Faculty-Student Interaction Matters in the First Year Experience. Tertiary Education and Management, 14 (3), 227-241.

Delaney, A. M. (2007, August). Why Faculty-Student Interaction Matters in the First Year Experience. Paper presented at the 29th Annual Forum of the European Association for Institutional Research, Innsbruck, Austria.

Delaney, A. M. (2007, June). Do International and U.S. College Freshmen Share Social and Cultural Values: Implications for Integration. Paper presented at the 47th Annual Forum of the Association for Institutional Research, Kansas City, MO.

Delaney, A. M. (2005, May-June). Enhancing the Freshman Year Experience: Focus On What Makes A Difference. Paper presented at the 45th Annual Forum of the Association for Institutional Research, San Diego, CA.

Delaney, A. M. (2005, January). Discovering What Makes A Difference in the Freshman Year Experience. Paper presented at the Higher Education Data Sharing (HEDS) 2005 Winter Conference, Santa Fe, NM.

Delaney, A. M. (2004, November). Discovering What Makes A Difference in the First Year in College: Insights to Enlighten Planning. Paper presented at the 31st Annual Conference of the North East Association for Institutional Research, Portsmouth, NH.

Delaney, A. M. (2004, September). The First Year in College: Understanding What Makes A Difference. Paper presented at the 26th Annual Forum of the European Association for Institutional Research, Barcelona, Spain.

Delaney, A. M. (2003, June). The Freshman Year College Experience: Do Gender and Citizenship Make A Difference? Paper presented at the Higher Education Data Sharing (HEDS) Summer Conference, Portland, ME.

C. Retention

Delaney, A. M. (2006, May). Optimizing the Use of Retention Research in Assessment. Paper presented at the 46th Annual Forum of the Association for Institutional, Chicago, IL.

Delaney, A. M. (2005, November). Optimizing the Use of Retention Research in Assessment. Paper presented at the 32nd Annual Conference of the North East Association for Institutional Research, Saratoga Springs, NY.

Delaney, A. M. (1993). Analytical Techniques for Studying Student Retention. Proceedings of the Northeast Association for Institutional Research, 20, 47-54.

Delaney, A. M. (1993, May). Methodological Issues in Studying Minority Student Retention. Paper presented at the 33rd Annual Forum of the Association for Institutional Research, Chicago, IL.

Delaney, A. M. (1990). Patterns and Predictors of Persistence in Undergraduate Majors. Proceedings of the Northeast Association for Institutional Research, 17, 81-90.

Delaney, A. M. (1990). Effect of Athletic Participation on Undergraduate Education. Proceedings of the Northeast Association for Institutional Research, 17, 101-109.

D. Alumni Research

Delaney, A. M. (2005, July). Alumni Survey Workshop. Professional Development Workshop for the Northeast Association for Institutional Research, Boston, MA.

Delaney, A. M. (2004). A model for designing alumni studies to assess higher education's effectiveness. National Centre for Guidance in Education (NCGE) News, Winter Issue 22, Dublin, Ireland.

Delaney, A. M. (2004). Ideas to enhance higher education’s impact on graduates’ lives: Alumni recommendations. Tertiary Education and Management, 10(1), 89-105.

Delaney, A. M. (2003, November). Designing Alumni Research to Meet the Challenges and Responsibilities of Assessment and Accreditation: A Leadership Opportunity. Paper presented at the 30th Annual Conference of the North East Association for Institutional Research, Newport, RI.

Delaney, A. M. (2003, August). Ideas to Enhance Higher Education’s Impact on Graduates’ Lives: Alumni Recommendations. Paper presented at the 25th Annual Forum of the European Association for Institutional Research, Limerick, Ireland.

Delaney, A. M. (2002, September). How Do Alumnae/i Achieve Success: Policy Implications for Academic and Career Planning. Paper presented at the 24th Annual Forum of the European Association for Institutional Research, Prague, Czech Republic.

Delaney, A. M. (2002, June). Discovering Success Strategies Through Alumnae/i Research. Paper presented at the 42nd Annual Forum of the Association for Institutional Research, Toronto, Canada.

Delaney, A. M. (2000). Voices of experience: Renewing higher education with alumni studies. Tertiary Education and Management, 6(2), 137-156.

Delaney, A. M. (2000, May). Enlightened Planning Through Alumni Studies: Using Voices of Experience to Create the Future. Paper presented at the 40th Annual Forum of the Association for Institutional Research, Cincinnati, OH.

Delaney, A. M. (1999, August). Voices of Experience: Renewing Higher Education with Alumni Studies. Paper presented at the 21st Annual Forum of the European Association for Institutional Research, Lund, Sweden.

Delaney, A. M. (1995, April). Promoting Responsive Teacher Education Through Effective Follow-Up Studies. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association, San Francisco, CA.

Delaney, A. M. (1994, May). Promoting Utilization of Alumni Research: Design and Implementation Strategies. Paper presented at the 34th Annual Forum of the Association for Institutional Research, New Orleans, LA. (ERIC Document Reproduction Service No. ED 373614)

Delaney, A. M. (1993). Designing alumni research for assessment and planning. Proceedings of the Northeast Association for Institutional Research, 20, 55-63.

E. Assessment Studies

Delaney, A.M. (2013). Indirecct evidence of learning from a campus perspective. In G. McLaughlin, R. Howard, J. McLaughlin & W.E. Knight (Eds.), Building bridges for student success: A sourcebook for colleges and universities (pp. 364-384 in Part Three). Norman, OK: Consortium for Student Retention Data Exchange.

Delaney, A.M. (2010, May). Assessing and Enhancing Graduates' Employability with a Recruiter Survey. Paper presented at the 50th Annual Forum of the Association for Institutional Research, Chicago, IL.

Delaney, A. M. (2009, June). Assessing and Enhancing Graduates' Employability with a Recruiter Survey. Paper presented at the 2009 Higher Education Data Sharing (HEDS)Conference, Greenville, SC.

Delaney, A. M. (2009, May). Enhancing Parents’ Role in Higher Education Assessment. Paper presented at the 49th Annual Forum of the Association for Institutional Research, Atlanta, Georgia.

Delaney, A. M. (2008, November). Enhancing Parents' Role in Higher Education Assessment. Paper presented at the 35th Annual Conference of the North East Association for Institutional Research, Providence, RI.

Delaney, A. M. (2008). Designing retention research for assessment and enhanced competitive advantage. Tertiary Education and Management, 14(1), 57-66.

Delaney, A. M. (2007). New challenges and opportunities for institutional researchers in assessment and accreditation. Tertiary Education and Management, 13(1), 61-72.

Delaney, A. M. (2007, January). Enhancing Institutional Researchers’ Role in Assessment and Accreditation. Presentation at the Higher Education Data Sharing (HEDS) 2005 Winter Conference, Santa Fe, NM.

Delaney, A. M. (2006, November). Challenging Opportunities for Institutional Researchers to Excel in Assessment. Paper presented at the 33rd Annual Conference of the North East Association for Institutional Research, Philadelphia, PA.

Delaney, A. M. (2006, August). Designing Retention Research for Assessment and Enhanced Competitive Advantage. Paper presented at the 28th Annual Forum of the European Association for Institutional Research, Rome, Italy.

Delaney, A. M. (2006, May). New Challenges and Opportunities for Institutional Researchers in Assessment. Paper presented at the 46th Annual Forum of the Association for Institutional, Chicago, IL.

Delaney, A. M. (2005, August). New Challenges and Opportunities for Institutional Researchers in Assessment and Accreditation. Paper presented at the 27th Annual Forum of the European Association for Institutional Research, Riga, Latvia.

Delaney, A. M. (2005, Summer). Expanding students' voice in assessment through senior survey research. Association for Institutional Research Professional File, No. 96.

Delaney, A. M. (2003, November). Enriching Undergraduate Assessment With Students' Voices. Paper presented at the 28th Annual Conference of the Association for the Study of Higher Education, Portland, OR.

Delaney, A. M. (2003, May). Expanding Students' Voice in Assessment Through Senior Survey Research. Paper presented at the 43rd Annual Forum of the Association for Institutional Research, Tampa, FL.

Delaney, A. M. (2002, November). Enhancing Outcomes Assessment By Discovering Alumnae/i Success Strategies. Paper presented at the 29th Annual Conference of the North East Association for Institutional Research, Annapolis, MD.

Delaney, A. M. (2002, June). Are International Students More Intellectual and Cultured Than U.S. Students: Policy Implications for Admissions and Curriculum Development. NEAIR Best Paper presented at the 42nd Annual Forum of the Association for Institutional Research, Toronto, Canada.

Delaney, A. M. (2002, June). How To Make An Impact On Assessment and Policy with Senior Survey Data. Paper presented at the Higher Education Data Sharing (HEDS) Summer Conference, Chicago, IL.

Delaney, A. M. (2002). Enhancing support for student diversity through research. Tertiary Education and Management, 8(2), 145-166.

Delaney, A. M. (2001, November). Are International Students More Intellectual and Cultured Than U.S. Students: Policy Implications for Admissions and Curriculum Development. Paper presented at the 28th Annual Conference of the North East Association for Institutional Research, Boston, MA.

Delaney, A. M. (2001, September). Enhancing Support for Student Diversity Through Research. Paper presented at the 23rd Annual Forum of the European Association for Institutional Research, Porto, Portugal.

Delaney, A. M. (2001, June). Students' Voice in Assessment: A Comparative Institutional Profile. Paper presented at the 41st Annual Forum of the Association for Institutional Research, Long Beach, CA.

Delaney, A. M. (2001, January). Enhancing Understanding and Support for Diversity Through Analysis of Cooperative Institutional Research Program (CIRP) Trend Data. Paper presented at the 2001 Higher Education Data Sharing (HEDS) Winter Conference, St. Pete Beach, FL.

Delaney, A. M. (2001). Assessing undergraduate education from graduating seniors' perspective: Peer institutions provide the context. Tertiary Education and Management, 7(3), 255-276.

Delaney, A. M. (2000, September). Assessing Undergraduate Education from Graduating Seniors' Perspective: Peer Institutions Provide the Context. Paper presented at the 22nd Annual Forum of the European Association for Institutional Research, Berlin, Germany.

Delaney, A. M. (1999, June). Translating Senior Survey Data Into Information. Paper presented at the 1999 Higher Education Data Sharing (HEDS) Summer Conference, Essex Junction, VT.

Delaney, A. M. (1999, January). Using Cooperative Institutional Research Program Survey Data for Program Assessment and Planning. Paper presented at the 1999 Higher Education Data Sharing (HEDS) Winter Conference, Santa Fe, NM.

Delaney, A. M. (1997). Quality Assessment of Professional Degree Programs. Research in Higher Education, 38(2), 241-264.

Delaney, A. M. (1995, May). Quality Assessment of Professional Master's Degree Programs. Paper presented at the 35th Annual Forum of the Association for Institutional Research, Boston, MA. (ERIC Document Reproduction Service No. ED 387008)

Delaney, A. M. (1994). Quality assessment of professional master's degree programs. Proceedings of the Northeast Association for Institutional Research, 21, 25-34.

F. Institutional Research

Delaney, A. M. "Institutional Researchers' Expanding Roles: Policy, Planning, Program Evaluation, Assessment and New Research Methodologies." In C. Leimer (ed.), Imagining the Future of Institutional Research. New Directions for Institutional Research, no. 143. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, 2009, 29-41.

Delaney, A. M. (2008, August). Improving Higher Education Through Research on Students. Paper presented at the 30th Annual Forum of the European Association for Institutional Research, Copenhagen, Denmark.

Delaney, A. M. "Typical Institutional Research Studies on Students: Perspective and Examples." In D.G. Terkla (ed.), Institutional Research: More than Just Data. New Directions for Higher Education, no. 141. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, 2008, 57-67.

Delaney, A. M. (2006, May). Research Design Ideas for Institutional Researchers. Workshop presented at the 46th Annual Forum of the Association for Institutional, Chicago, IL.

Delaney, A. M. (2005, November). Research Design Ideas for Institutional Researchers. Workshop presented at the 32nd Annual Conference of the North East Association for Institutional Research, Saratoga Springs, NY.

Delaney, A. M. (2005, May-June). A New Role for Institutional Research in Academic Program Evaluation: Focus on Creativity. Paper presented at the 45th Annual Forum of the Association for Institutional Research, San Diego, CA.

Delaney, A. M. (2005, May-June). Research Design Ideas for Institutional Researchers.Workshop presented at the 45th Annual Forum of the Association for Institutional Research, San Diego, CA.

Delaney, A. M. (2004, November). Research Design Ideas for Institutional Researchers.Workshop presented at the 31st Annual Conference of the North East Association for Institutional Research, Portsmouth, NH.

Delaney, A. M. (2003, June). Research Design Ideas for Institutional Researchers. Workshop presented at the 43rd Annual Forum of the Association for Institutional Research, Tampa, FL.

Delaney, A. M. (2002, November). Research Design Ideas for Institutional Researchers. Workshop presented at the 29th Annual Conference of the North East Association for Institutional Research, Annapolis, MD.

Delaney, A. M., Vendel, V., Hoekstra, P. J., & De Jong, U. (2002, September). Strategies for Achieving Policy Relevant Research: An International Perspective. Paper presented at the 24th Annual Forum of the European Association for Institutional Research, Prague, Czech Republic.

Delaney, A. M., Vendel, V., Hoekstra, P. J., & De Jong, U. (2002, June). Strategies for Achieving Policy Relevant Research: An International Perspective. Paper presented at the 42nd Annual Forum of the Association for Institutional Research, Toronto, Canada.

Delaney, A. M. (2002, June). Research Design Ideas for Institutional Researchers. Workshop presented at the 42nd Annual Forum of the Association for Institutional Research, Toronto, Canada.

Delaney, A. M. (June, 2001). Institutional Researchers: Challenges, Resources and Opportunities. Paper presented at the 41st Annual Forum of the Association for Institutional Research, Long Beach, CA.

Delaney, A. M. (2001). Institutional Researchers' Perceptions of Effectiveness. Research in Higher Education, 42(2), 197-210.

Delaney, A. M. (2000, November). Institutional Researchers: Challenges, Resources and Opportunities. Paper presented at the 27th Annual Conference of the Northeast Association for Institutional Research, Pittsburgh, PA.

Delaney, A. M. (2000, May). Institutional Researchers as Leaders in Policy: Perspective and Possibilities. Paper presented at the 40th Annual Forum of the Association for Institutional Research, Cincinnati, OH.

Delaney, A. M. (1999, November). Institutional Researchers as Leaders in Policy: Perspective and Possibilities. Proceedings of the Northeast Association for Institutional Research, 26, 53-62.

Delaney, A. M. (1997). The Role of Institutional Research in Higher Education: Enabling Researchers to Meet New Challenges. Research in Higher Education, 38(1), 1-16.

Delaney, A. M. (1996). The institutional researcher as program evaluator: Influencing the development of innovative programs. Proceedings of the Northeast Association for Institutional Research, 23, 13-25.

Delaney, A. M. (1996, May). The Role of Institutional Research in Higher Education: Enabling Researchers to Meet New Challenges. New England Region Best Paper presented at the 36th Annual Forum of the Association for Institutional Research, Albuquerque, NM.

Delaney, A. M. (1995). Comparative perspective on the role of institutional research: Variation by institutional characteristics. Proceedings of the Northeast Association for Institutional Research, 22, 93-102.

G. Other

Delaney, A. M. (2000, January). Using HEDS Data with National and Institutional Data for Strategic Decision-Making. Paper presented at the 2000 Higher Education Data Sharing (HEDS) Winter Conference, Savannah, GA.

Delaney, A. M. (1998, June). Promoting the Use of HEDS Data in Campus Decision Making. Paper presented at the l998 Higher Education Data Sharing (HEDS) Summer Conference, Portland, OR.

Delaney, A. M. (1997, May). An Interprofessional Program Evaluation Case Study: Utilizing Multiple Measures to Assess What Matters. Paper presented at the 37th Annual Forum of the Association for Institutional Research, Orlando, FL. (ERIC Document Reproduction Service No. ED 410892)

Delaney, A. M. (1990). Financing undergraduate education: Variations in sources and levels of debt among student segments. Proceedings of the Northeast Association for Institutional Research, 17, 91-100.