7th Annual PacAIR Conference

Hawaii Tokai International College (11/6) & UH West Oahu (11/7)


Program at a Glance


Pre-Conference Workshops Nov. 6, 2014                Time: 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM

  • Workshop #1: "The Why and How of Assessment" Monica Stitt-Bergh, University of Hawai'i at Manoa (Presentation)
  • Workshop #2: "A Step-by-Step Introduction to Building a Student At-Risk Prediction Model Using SPSS" Serge Herzog, University of Nevada Reno, John Stanley, University of Hawai'i at West O'ahu (Presentation)


Conference Nov. 7, 2014                                               Time: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

  • Keynote Address: "The Interdependence of Economy and Higher Education," Dr. Eugene Tian, Hawai'i Department of Business, Economic Development & Tourism (Presentation)
  • Invited Presentation: “UHWO Land Plans, Growth, and Meeting the Higher Education Needs of the Leeward Coast,” Donna Kiyosaki, University of Hawai'i of West O'ahu (Presentation)
  • Invited Presentation: “Educating for Civic and Moral Responsibility in the Energy-Climate Era ,” Robert Franco, Kapi'olani Community College (Presentation)
  • Featured Presentation: "Financial Aid and College Persistence: Estimating the selection effect from propensity score matching," Serge Herzog, University of Nevada Reno (Presentation)
  • Featured Presentation: "Data as a Foundation for Institutional Improvement,Ardis Eschenburg, Windward Community College