Data & Analytics

Data & Analytics, with assistance from the directors of Institutional Research at each of UNC's 17 campuses, collects, analyzes, reports, and warehouses quantitative and qualitative data about students, faculty, staff, curriculum, course offerings,and learning outcomes for University management processes and to meet appropriate external reporting requirements.

The division works to improve the accuracy, reliability and timeliness of all data collected, as well as simplify access to data needed by UNC-GA, campuses and the general public.

To contact the Office of Data & Analytics, please email.

Staff

Vice President for Data & Analytics | 919-962-4554
Dr. Cohen-Vogel leads the Office of Data & Analytics. He is responsible for the unit’s efforts to transition the University to a robust, innovative data system and to lead the UNC data visualization initiatives in order to provide greater transparency and data access. Dr. Cohen-Vogel serves as the primary liaison between General Administration and campus offices of institutional research and registrars, and he represents General Administration on state bodies such as the Longitudinal Data System Board and the P-20W Council. 
 
Director of Data & Analytics | 919-962-4548
Ms. Bageant's primary responsibility is to provide leadership in the information systems maintained by the Office of Data & Analytics. She is responsible for the design, integration, and management of data collected from the 17 constituent UNC campuses, the community college system, and private North Carolina colleges and universities maintained by the division. Ms. Bageant is the project leader on the Student Data Mart project.
 
Data & Analytics Manager | 919-843-8613
Dr. Marian leads the analysis work on the Data & Analytics team.  She performs level of effort (LOE) assessment as well as project design for the majority of the team’s products.  Diane manages scheduling and prioritization of the programmers’ and analysts’ recurring and ad hoc work.  She is also the lead on data visualization through the dashboards on UNC Infocenter.
 
Catherine Kurilla
Programmer/Analyst Manager | 919-962-4547
Ms. Kurilla identifies, collects, cleans, and maintains the University-wide data needed for University management processes and the completion of internal and external reporting requirements.  She is responsible for designing, writing, and maintaining new and existing computer programs to support the Data & Analytics Division, other divisions of UNC-GA, the 17 institutions of the University of North Carolina, and the general public. 
 
Research, Policy and Analysis Associate | 919-962-7049
Ms. Tatum-Yasuda provides administrative support to the Data and Analytics Division.
 
Data & Analytics Associate | 919-962-4553
Ms. Dow coordinates and supervises the collection and analysis of data for the North Carolina Higher Education Data (NCHED) and other data collection efforts from the 17 constituent UNC campuses, the NCCCS, and other private institutions of higher education in North Carolina.  She prepares the Applications/Acceptances report, Administrative Salary Study, SHEEO Salary Survey, and assists with the submission of CSRDE, SHEEO-SHEF, and SREB data.  Ms. Dow produces the annual Statistical Abstract, Record Layouts, and provides tabular and graphic presentations for use by the Division.  Ms. Dow serves as Human Resources Facilitator and Web Content Manager for the Division.
 
Senior Data & Analytics Associate | 919-843-6967
Mr. Fotheringham produces reports related to policy issues; identifies research opportunities, designs and conducts studies with appropriate GA staff and/or external parties, and provides analysis of the data to guide internal management decision-making; and coordinates specialized data collection.
 
Billy Helton
Director of Institutional Reporting | 919-962-4552
Mr. Helton coordinates the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) web-based collections for the University of North Carolina institutions and serves as keyholder for the IPEDS surveys that UNC General Administration is required to complete. He works with the 17 UNC campus institutional research offices in collecting, editing, data-cleansing, and reporting of Student Data Files for applied, enrolled, and graduated students.
 
Programmer/Analyst | 919-962-4653
Ms. Keller identifies, collects, cleans, and maintains the University-wide data needed for University management processes and the completion of internal and external reporting requirements.  She is responsible for designing, writing, and maintaining new and existing computer programs to support the Data & Analytics Division, other divisions of UNC-GA, the 17 institutions of the University of North Carolina, and the general public. 
 
Vacant
Senior Programmer/Analyst | 919-962-4543
 
Vacant
Programmer/Analyst | 919-962-3547
 
Vacant
Programmer/Analyst | 919-962-4544
 

Graduate Fellows

The Data & Analytics unit coordinates a Graduate Student Fellowship program that partners with Ph.D. programs in the region to bring doctoral students to UNC-GA to work on various Academic Affairs projects. Through this work, the students gain exposure to a range of higher education administration and policy issues and have the opportunity to apply their own skills and knowledge in support of the University and its stakeholders.
 
Mr. Smith is a 3rd year doctoral student at North Carolina State University in the Educational Research and Policy Analysis program.
 
Bud Harrelson
Mr. Harrelson is a 4th year doctoral student at UNC-Chapel Hill in the Policy, Leadership and School Improvement program.