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Dr. Dai Li
ChairDirector of Institutional Research and Planning, Pittsburg State University
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Dr. Xiaoyan Liu
Chair ElectAssistant Director of Institutional Research & Planning, Bucknell University
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Dr. Meiling Tang
TreasurerDirector of Institutional Research & Assessment, Touro University California
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Dr. Eric Zhao Yang
Past ChairDirector of Institutional Analytics, The George Washington University

Eric Yang is the Director of Institutional Analytics in the Office of Institutional Research and Planning at The George Washington University.  In this role, he provides support to GW’s senior administration in the areas of strategic planning, resource allocations, and institutional effectiveness, using data analytics, predictive modeling, ranking analyses, and cost-benefit analyses.  In addition, he supervises the office staff and manages the day-to-day operations of the IRP office.

Before joining GW, Eric served as the Director of Institutional Research at the University of Southern Carolina (USC), managing office activities including oversight of federal and state reporting requirements for the USC system of eight campuses.  Prior to that, he worked at Old Dominion University for 16 years, serving as Financial Planning Manager in the University Budget Office and Manager of Institutional Research in the Office of Institutional Research and Assessment.

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Dr. Ying Zhou
ChairAssociate Provost for Institutional Planning, Assessment and Research, East Carolina University

Ying Zhou is the Associate Provost of Institutional Planning, Assessment and Research at East Carolina University.  For over 10 years she worked in Institutional Assessment, Research and Distance Education at George Mason University and  brings  comprehensive knowledge in IPAR related work, such as outcomes assessment, curricular review, tracking/reporting systems and Banner Services. Dr. Zhou also has three years of experience in building and assessing distance learning programs and courses.   In 2011, Zhou and her team were the recipients of the Exemplary Program Award from the Association of General and Liberal Studies for using assessment to improve the General Education Program.

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Dr. Hongmei Zhu
CoordinatorDirector of Institutional Research, Saint Louis University