Institutional Research and Planning

Institutional Research and Planning Team Members

Andy Mauk. Andy Mauk
Associate Provost
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.

Vacant. Vacant
Director of Institutional Effectiveness

David Childers.David Childers 
Reporting Data Analyst
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.

Steffaney Cohen Steffaney Cohen
Manager of Institutional Research Analytics
Institutional Research Analytics focuses on providing analysis for the Common Data Set, Delaware Study of Faculty Productivity, IPEDS, and various external surveys. We also monitor student success outcomes including graduation and retention rates, coordinate reporting of student credit hour production and handle internal and external ad hoc requests. Primarily we use data from UNC Student and Human Resources data marts, but we also sometimes use data from Banner, the National Student Clearinghouse as well as survey results.

Steve Drew. Steve Drew
Senior Research Associate
I am responsible for loading and maintaining our Sql server database.   I am the HR Datamart liaison to the system office for IRP.  Using Sas, Excel, SSDT, and Power Query, I write reports for internal and external clients.

Deloris Hansley. Deloris Hansley
Data Coordinator
Collects and updates data elements to maintain the space management database. Conducts space needs analysis and processes space planning requests. Coordinates university administrative and academic moves

Carlene Jackson. Carlene Jackson
Manager of Institutional Research Reporting Services
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.

Whitney Lawson. Whitney Lawson
Research Associate
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.

Chelsae Long. Chelsae Long
Institutional Effectiveness Specialist
As part of the Institutional Effectiveness team, I manage the configuration, integration, training and support of the teaching of the teaching/research/service tracking and credentialing software system, Activity Insight by Digital Measures. Develops and maintains a repository of evidence documents for on-going compliance with SACSCOC. Supports the coordinator of specialized accreditations. Serves as the content manager for IE and supports the coordination of all assessment-related web content across campus; prepares records and reports related to quality assurance. Supports assessment.

Vacant. Vacant
Research Associate

Tiffany Morris. Tiffany Morris
Interim Manager of Institutional Effectiveness
As the lead of the Institutional Effectiveness team, I work to support UNCW’s commitment to continuous improvement, regional accreditation efforts, and institutional effectiveness processes. I serve as the campus administrator for Taskstream AMS, our assessment platform, and am the brand administrator for Qualtrics. I work with units across campus on their survey, data visualization, and dashboard needs, assist with the use of data to develop meaningful action plans, and provide ongoing training and support to users. In addition to this, I also oversee processes and reporting related to course evaluations and faculty activities. I hold a master’s degree in Human Computer Interaction and have a keen interest in the user experience and the design and use of computer technology, specifically on the interfaces that facilitate interactions between people and computers.

Mindy Phillips. Mindy Phillips
Executive Assistant
As the Executive Assistant to Dr. Andy Mauk in IRP, I am responsible for an array of duties; including but not limited to: calendar management, scheduling meetings and events, budget, timekeeping, DKC, Website content manager, chrome river for travel, data requests, take minutes at various committees, hr liaison;and help support our 15 employees and growing.

Audry Nunnually. Audry Nunnally
Facilities Coordinator
As the Facilities Coordinator 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.

Tina Strickland. Tina Strickland
Academic Space Manager
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. 

Bob Wilcox.Bob Wilcox 
Research Associate
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 sending 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.