Denise Gardner, assistant provost and director of the Office of Institutional Research and Assessment, has been awarded the Distinguished Member Award from the Southern Association for Institutional Research (SAIR).
She received the honor during the recent SAIR conference.
Gardner served as president of SAIR in 2011-12. The year before that she was vice president and conference chair. She continues to contribute to the field of institutional research and is a regular presenter at conferences.