Eric Yang

Title:
Director, Institutional Analytics
Office:
Office of Academic Planning and Assessment
Address: Rice Hall
2121 I Street, NW
Suite 102
Washington, District Of Columbia
20052
Phone: 202-994-6508
Email:
ericyang@gwu.edu

Eric Yang joined the Office of Institutional Research and Planning (IRP) as the Director of Institutional Analytics, a new position created in 2016. 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.

Eric has worked in the field of institutional research for 18 years. He is an active member of the Association for Institutional Research (AIR), currently a member of the Nominations and Elections Committee and Chair of the Overseas Chinese AIR (OCAIR). He received his BS degree in Applied Mathematics and his MS degree in Operations Research from Dalian University of Technology, Dalian, China, and his PhD in Economics, from McGill University, Montreal, Canada.