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Meet Our Team

Meet Our Team

Andy Mauk

As the Associate Provost of IRP, I direct the university’s data collection, reporting and analysis functions and oversee internal and external reporting. I previously worked as the Director of Assessment, Research, and Planning for the Division of Student Affairs at UNCW for 5 years. Prior to that role, I did my doctoral studies at Florida State University in Higher Education, where I also earned a Certificate in Institutional Research. I currently teach graduate courses at both Florida State and UNCW.

JoAnn Daley


Provides administrative support services to the Associate Provost and the staff of the Office of Institutional Research and Planning including travel and reimbursement processing, departmental purchasing, leavekeeping and general clerical support.

Director of Institutional Research and Analytics

Michael Smith


As part of the Institutional Research and Planning Team, I oversee all institutional research efforts including data analysis, reporting, visualization, and consultation. Institutional Research and Analytics partners with leadership across the institution in decision-making support. Prior to coming to UNCW, I earned my Doctorate at Endicott College (Boston, MA), directed institutional research efforts at institutions within the University of Wisconsin System, and lead a TRiO program focused on preparing low-income and first-generation students for postsecondary success.


Research Associate

Whitney Lawson


I provide campus data to some external surveys that come through our office, as well as help with compiling data for the Common Data Set, Delaware Study and IPEDS. I also work with OUR and other areas on campus to determine the methodology and data sources for newly released rankings. When needed, I assist with ad hoc requests.

Data Analytics Specialist

Aleeta James


My role in the IR Analytics team is to help the decision makers make informed decisions and support strategic planning. As data analytics specialist I am responsible for analyzing and reporting on student success measures such as retention and graduation; building Tableau dashboards; collecting and reporting data for various external surveys; contributing in enrollment projections; and working on ad-hoc data requests. I have expertise in data mining, statistical research and visualizations.

Manager, IR Reporting Services

Carlene Jackson


Reporting Services focuses on coordinating and managing the Student Data Mart submission process for UNCW; maintaining consistency in the reporting of student enrollment data for institutional and external constituents, and UNCW and UNC System strategic metrics; answering ad-hoc data requests; and partnering with IRP units to develop meaningful data visualizations via Tableau.

Research Associate

Bob Wilcox


I received a Bachelor of Science in Social Work from Edinboro University before obtaining a Master of Science in Information Science from the University of Pittsburgh. After spending many vacations in the Wilmington area, I love calling Wilmington home. I use Python, Excel, SQL and other tools to provide data to the UNCW internal and external clients.

Reporting Data Analyst

David Childers

I earned a Bachelor of Science and Master of Science in Geology from UNCW. I assist in maintaining the departmental database. My other duties include assisting with the Student Data Mart submission process, data validation, and ad-hoc data requests from internal and external clients. My tools of preference for data collection and analysis are SQL, Excel and SAS.

Director of Institutional Effectiveness

Kimberly Miller


As part of the Institutional Research and Planning team, I oversee all research and assessment initiatives that support accreditation and institutional effectiveness. Prior to coming to UNCW, I earned my Doctorate at the University of Maryland Global Campus (UMGC) and directed research and assessment initiatives at institutions within the Maryland Higher Education System.

Assistant Director of Institutional Effectiveness

Jennifer Erpelding


As the Assistant Director for Institutional Effectiveness of IRP, I facilitate administrative unit assessment, provide planning and accreditation support. I also oversee the administration of course evaluations and external surveys. I earned my BA from Arizona State University, MS from Northern Arizona University, and Doctor of Philosophy in Educational Administration from Capella University. Before coming to UNCW, I served in several senior-level leadership positions in higher education at ECMC Education and as an Evaluator for Curriculum and Instruction at Western Governors University. I currently teach graduate courses at University of Phoenix.

Institutional Effectiveness Research Analyst

David Roberts


As an Institutional Effectiveness Research Analyst, I provide data analysis, reports, presentations, and dashboards to support strategic planning and accreditation. Another essential function of my role provides leadership, training and technical support for the Watermark Faculty Success platform. I earned a BA from Appalachian State and an MA from Tennessee Tech University. Before coming to UNCW, I served in various departments in higher education including academic advisement, strategic planning, institutional research. As a faculty member, I have also taught Critical Thinking, English, Reading, and First -Year Experience courses.

Institutional Effectiveness Research Analyst




Director, University Space Planning & Management

Sujit Chemburkar


As the Director of University Space Planning and Management, l help steer the strategic course for short and long-range space planning at our esteemed institution. The Space Planning and Management office oversees the comprehensive analysis and utilization of campus spaces, aligning with the University's Strategic and Master Plans. 

I look forward to shaping the future of our university's spaces, where innovation, strategic planning, and effective resource allocation converge to support our commitment to integrated planning and accreditation excellence. Let’s Go, Seahawks! 

Space Reporting Data Analyst

Deloris Hansley


As the Space Data and Reporting Analyst, I am responsible for the input and verification of data into space inventory database and preparation of annual and ad-hoc space reports as requested. I develop and implement data collection methods and procedures to measure data integrity reported to UNC System Office regarding UNCW's physical space inventory. I collaborate and coordinate with campus units to process spaces requests for short and long-term planning and academic space moves.

Academic Space Manager

Tina Strickland


As the Academic Space Manager, I consult with campus leadership to ensure space is managed strategically, thoughtfully, and with broader institutional needs in mind. I manage and maintain the academic space module for the Event Management Systems (EMS) through collecting and analyzing data along with reporting on space utilization. I also provide guidance to space stewards concerning scheduling of academic facilities.

Academic Affairs Space Scheduling Specialist

Kerri Fowler


As the Academic Affairs Special Scheduling Specialist for Space Planning and Management I assist the Academic Space Manager with classroom management and space utilization. I also work with campus and student organizations to utilize academic spaces for meetings/events and make recommendations for space usage.