For more information, please contact:
University of Vermont
Office of Institutional Research
440 College Street
Burlington, Vermont 05405
Tel: +1 802-656-4418
Dr. Alexander (Alex) Yin 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, all of which are priority areas for the University of Vermont. He 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.
Before coming to the University of Vermont, Dr. Yin 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.
Dr. Yin, a native 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.
Senior Institutional Research Analyst
Tel: +1 802-656-1168
Larry Granillo is a Senior Institional Research Analyst and has been at UVM since 2014. His duties include working with and reporting on student data, managing and maintaining various datasets, and building data visualizations like Catamout Data. Prior to UVM, he worked at Marquette University and Milwaukee Area Technical College in financial aid and labor relations. Larry completed his master's in Educational Leadership from UVM in 2018 and has a BS in Computer Science from California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo.
Institutional Research Analyst
Tel: +1 802-656-1165
Meg Nyce is an Institutional Research Analyst in the Office of Institutional Research. She graduated from The Pennsylvania State University with an M.S. in Higher Education and has experience working on assessment planning, data collection and cleaning, analysis, and reporting/presenting. She is excited about using data to make a positive contribution toward student life and student success, to highlight the work going on in various departments, and to achieve the goals of the UVM while improving upon its challenges.
Before joining the team at the University of Vermont, Meg worked at Penn State as a graduate assistant for Student Affairs Research and Assessment, as an intern with Career Services, and at Cornell University for a summer in Residence Life. Through her graduate assistantship, she worked on Penn State’s post-graduation data, research projects with the counseling center, the Sexual Misconduct Climate Survey, and a variety of surveys on student satisfaction and usage of services. Prior to graduate school, Meg earned a B.A. in Political Science from York College of Pennsylvania and worked as a legal assistant and as a campaign coordinator.
Institutional Research Analyst
Tel: +1 802-656-1166
Jimmy Huynh (He/Him/His) is an Institutional Research in the Office of Institutional Research and has been at UVM since 2018. Prior to working with the Office of Institutional Research, Jimmy worked as an Assistant Residence Director for the Department of Residential Life at UVM, a graduate intern for the UVM Career Center, and a graduate intern for the Vice Provost of Student Affairs and Dean of Students Office. He graduated from The University of Connecticut in 2018 with a B.S. in Mathematics/Statistics and is currently pursuing his master’s in Higher Education and Student Affairs Administration at UVM.