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Commission on Information, Measurement, & Analysis (CIMA)

Executive Committee 

Chair, 2020 – 2022
Rita ChengPresident, Northern Arizona University

Chair-Elect, 2020-2024
Lisa Freeman, President, Northern Illinois University

Secretary, 2020-2022
Rick Burnette, Associate Provost for Analytics and Institutional Data Administrator, Florida State University

Secretary-Elect, 2020-2024
Valeria Garcia, Associate Vice President, Office of Decision Support, University of South Florida

Executive Committee
Thulasi Kumar, Associate Vice Provost for Academic Decision Support, Virginia Tech (2018-2021)
David Singel, Senior Vice Provost, Montana State University (2018-2021)  
Craig W. Abbey, Associate Vice President for Institutional Analysis, University of Buffalo (2019-2022)
Anne Alexander, Associate Vice Provost for Undergraduate Education & Academic Affairs, University of Wyoming (2019-2022) 
Bethan Cantwell, Director of Institutional Research, Michigan State University (2019-2022)
Patrick Hughes, Vice Provost, University Programs and Student Success, Texas Tech University (2019-2022)
Richard Reeves, Associate Vice President, Institutional Research and Effectiveness, University of Delaware (2019-2022)
Jocelyn Milner, Vice Provost for Academic Affairs and Director of Academic Planning and Institutional Research, University of Wisconsin-Madison (2020-2023)
Susannah Livingood, Associate Provost & Director Institutional Research & Reporting, University of Oklahoma (2020-2023)

Meeting Planning Committee 2019

Stephen Wisniewski, Chair 2020, University of Pittsburgh, Vice Provost for Data and Information
Rick Burnette, Past-Chair 2019, Florida State University, Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs and Institutional Data Administrator 
Terry Chisolm, University of South Florida, Vice Provost Strategic Planning Performance and Accountability
Gesele Durham, Vice Provost for Institutional Effectiveness and Director, Office of Assessment & Institutional Research, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
Abhay Joshi, Virginia Tech, Director, Decision Support Services, Office of Academic Decision Support
Thulasi Kumar, George Mason University, Associate Provost for Institutional Research and Assessment
Michelle Pickett, Northern Illinois University, Director, Academic Advising Center
Ken Smith, Virginia Polytechnic & State University, Vice Provost, Academic Resource Management
John Stringer, The University of Rhode Island, Director of Institutional Research
DeNeia Thomas, West Virginia State University, Chief of Staff

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