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Dr. Corey Amaker Elected President-Elect of South Carolina Association of Institutional Researchers

Dr. Corey Amaker, vice president for Strategic Planning, Assessment, and Technology at Voorhees University, was elected president-elect of the South Carolina Association of Institutional Researchers (SCAIR). The official announcement was made recently at the SCAIR annual conference in Charleston, SC.

The organization consists of institutional research, assessment, and planning professionals representing the public and private sectors of higher education in South Carolina. The primary purpose of the Association, according to Amaker, is “to benefit, assist, and advance research leading to improved understanding, planning, and operation of institutions of postsecondary education in South Carolina.” As president-elect, Amaker is charged with serving as the vice-chairperson of the executive committee; chairperson of the programming committee and will succeed the president at the end of the one-year term.

About Voorhees University

Voorhees University, founded by Elizabeth Evelyn Wright in 1897, is a private, coeducational institution affiliated with the Episcopal Church and the United Negro College Fund. The university is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award baccalaureate and graduate degrees. Its mission is to produce highly qualified graduates who coalesce intellect and faith in pursuit of life-long learning, healthy living, the betterment of society, and an abiding faith in God. U.S. News & World Report has ranked Voorhees as a #1 best value, #3 in social mobility and #33 among regional colleges in the south in 2022-2023; and #26 among Historically Black Colleges and Universities, nationally. Additional information about Voorhees University can be found at


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