Office of Institutional Research & Analytics

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Meet Our Staff

Larry Mayes, PhD

Associate Vice Provost and Director
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Bill Zhang, PhD

Associate Director of Operations and External Reporting
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Expertise in strategic planning, enrollment projections, outcome assessment, predictive modeling, retention and graduation statistics, data warehousing, and reporting and analytics.

Karen Blackwell

Assistant Director
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Expertise in Cohort Studies, Surveys, Student Data Files, and Ad Hoc requests.

Alice Herring

B & T Applications Technician
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Expertise in Student Data Mart, National Institution Surveys, and Freshdesk Request System Administration.

Mark Davenport, PhD

Senior Research Associate
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Responsible for Personnel Data File reporting, expertise in data mining, statistical research, and visualization.

Dana Zhang

B & T Applications Analyst
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Expertise in Factbook, Student Data, Personnel Data report, and data visualization.

Kathy Baker

Research Associate
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Responsible for internal/external surveys, Instructional Analysis Reports, Web Reports, and Budget/Personnel matters.

Kelly Fei

B & T Applications Analyst
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Responsible for website implementation and university metrics development.

Johnny Lail

IT Business Intelligence / Data Analysts II
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Analyze and report on student success measures such as retention and graduation and build Tableau dashboards for decision making.

Suzanne Dellinger

IT Business Intelligence / Data Analyst II