Main Telephone: 303-315-2840
Street Address: 1380 Lawrence St., Ste #1006
Denver, CO 80204
Mailing Address: P.O. Box 173364
Campus Box 151
Denver, CO 80217-3364
Mindy Baker, Senior Research Coordinator
is the data request point person for the department. She provides student and
course level data for external and internal requests including IPEDS enrollment
and annual program review and coordinates completion of campus enrollment
Dave Deffenbacher, Director
Dave provides technical and content expertise, reporting, and analysis of institutional data to internal and external audiences, with a particular focus on student and course data and state data reporting systems. He also represents the office on a number of committees and provides guidance to the university and other CU campuses regarding the recent CU student information system replacement.
Paula Dickson, Associate Director
Paula provides reporting and
analysis of institutional data to internal and external audiences. She focuses
on annual and term-based reports for admissions, enrollment and course-related
data including graduation and retention rate analysis, SURDS and various ad hoc
student and course reports. Paula also
serves as backup for IPEDS enrollment and degree reporting.
Jeff Finch, Senior Systems Analyst
As the department’s database and web technology analyst, Jeff coordinates and supports dataflow into OIRE’s central data warehouse, maintenance of internal and web-based applications, and publication of datasets to OIRE’s website and other analytical toolkits.
Carrie John, Student Lifecycle Analyst
Carrie focuses on the research, analysis, and reporting of student information according to all levels of the student lifecycle. She serves as a liaison to the Division of Student Affairs and provides information pertaining to prospective students, currently enrolled students, and alumni. Carrie also represents the office on various committees relative to student enrollment and success.
Bill Lind, Research Coordinator
Bill works with faculty and staff data including reports for public and private data collection organizations, internal survey analyses and ad hoc faculty and staff reports.
Nathan Schwab, Senior Research Coordinator
Nathan works with faculty and staff data and is responsible for the Affirmative Action data analyses, faculty and staff IPEDS reporting, and a number of salary survey reports. In addition, he performs miscellaneous and ad-hoc analyses related to faculty and staff information.
Amanda Spears, Research Coordinator
student level data for internal and external requests. She coordinates
university data submission for the VSA and CU System-wide reports such as the
Diversity Report and Performance Contract.
Amanda also does reporting for some college guidebooks such as US News
& World Report and Peterson's Undergraduate Survey.
Christine Stroup-Benham, PhD, Assistant Vice Chancellor
Dr. Stroup-Benham is a member of variety of campus, System, and other committees as a content expert as well as a resource. She provides expertise regarding accreditation, strategic planning, measurement and assessment, student retention and graduation measures/analyses, student (ISIS) and HR (PeopleSoft) systems, cross-functional and trend data/analyses, etc. Additionally, she performs institutional/educational analyses and research and develops reports for internal and external customers.
Hailey Winn, Coordinator
Hailey serves as one of IR’s main points of contact
for requests and provides additional support to IR staff with their reporting
needs through data research, report coordination and data entry. She also
updates and manages the majority of the college guidebook process, including
collecting, analyzing, and creating reports to complete external guidebook
surveys. In addition to these duties, Hailey provides support of IR
survey activities in coordination with other staff members and manages the IR
file archiving project.