University of Vermont

Office of the Provost and Senior Vice President

Biography of Director of Institutional Research
Alexander Yin

Alexander YinAlex Yin, serves as the Director of Institutional Research. Prior to joining the University of Vermont, Alex was a Senior Planning and Research Associate in the Department of Planning and Institutional Research at The Pennsylvania State University where he supported the institutional research, planning, and strategic decision-making needs of the institution.

He has expertise and experience in leading and supporting university-wide efforts including General Education assessment, improving retention and graduation rates, decreasing time to degree, and the collection and reporting of post-graduation outcomes. Alex has strong technical and statistical skills; a vision for an adaptable and proactive Office of Institutional Research; and a commitment to producing sustainable, timely, reliable and valid data analysis that creates and promotes a culture of data-driven decision-making.

Alex, a native of New Hampshirite, received a Ph.D. in Higher Education and Master of Applied Statistics from The Pennsylvania State University. He also holds a B.S. in Electrical Engineering and an M.S. in Electrical and Computer Engineering, both from the Georgia Institute of Technology.

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