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    [Section_Value1] => <p>Taylor Blaetz is the Office of Institutional Research&rsquo;s programmer analyst, where he provides programming support for student enrollment, course inventory, course enrollments, degrees and credentials, workload, and employee data. Taylor is responsible for longitudinal data management and quality and provides official census data to federal and state reporting bodies.</p>
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<p>Taylor earned his Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from Gannon University in 2011 and his Master of Science in Psychology from Western Kentucky University in 2015.</p>
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<p>Taylor joined the Office of Institutional Research in 2015.</p>
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    [Section_Value1] => <p>Angela Byrd is a Research Analyst responsible for conducting and analyzing research projects that provide support for both Academic Affairs and Enrollment Management, with an emphasis on institutional effectiveness and strategic planning. Additionally, Angela completes ad hoc data requests submitted by university faculty, staff, and administrators.</p>
<p>Angela earned a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology from WKU in 2010. She went on to earn a Master of Arts in Sociology in 2013. She began her career with WKU in the Office of Admissions in 2010 which prepared her for her role as&nbsp;Data and Systems Analyst for International Enrollment Management. Angela joined the Office of Institutional Research in 2018. </p>
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    [Section_Value3] => <p>Leslie is responsible for the SITE (Student Input to Teaching Evaluation) process offered in the fall and spring. She transitioned paper student evaluations to an online platform in fall 2012, and began managing administrative evaluations in fall 2014.&nbsp; As the primary administrator for online evaluations, she provides technological support to users across campus.&nbsp; Leslie will also begin providing training and support for SAS Visual Analytics users in fall 2016.</p>
<p>Leslie received a Bachelor of Science with a double major in Marketing and Spanish from Western Kentucky University.&nbsp; She was the first student from WKU to receive a scholarship to the University of Oxford offered through the English-Speaking Union.&nbsp; She completed the program with emphasis on Shakespeare and British fiction.</p>
<p>Leslie joined Institutional Research in fall 2011.&nbsp; Prior to joining WKU, Leslie received extensive data analytics and management experience in the private sector.</p>
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    [Section_Value3] => <p>Stefanie Estes prepares and reports institutional data for national surveys such as US News, CUPA, and Princeton Review. She also assists in editing and maintaining Institutional Research databases, and in preparing, reviewing, and submitting data in accordance with state and federal guidelines. Stefanie has also coordinated the Student Input to Teaching Evaluation process during five semesters.</p>
<p>Stefanie received her Bachelor of Science in Psychology in May 2006 from the University of Evansville and her Master of Arts in Sociology in January 2009 from the University of Notre Dame. She has been in Institutional Research since June 2009.</p>
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<p>Matt received his Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from Northwestern University and his Master of Science in Mathematics from the University of Arizona. Prior to joining Institutional Research at WKU in June 2009, Matt earned his PhD in Higher Education from the University of Arizona.</p>
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<p>Shelley received a Bachelor of Science in Speech Communication and Television Production with an Area of Concentration in Recreation from Western Kentucky University.</p>
<p><span style="color: #000000;">Shelley has been in Institutional Research since October 2003. Prior to working at WKU she worked in the Bowling Green City School system. </span></p>
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Institutional Research Staff


Taylor Blaetz

Taylor Blaetz
- Applications Programmer Analyst

Angela Byrd

Angela Byrd
- Research Analyst

Leslie Davis

Leslie Davis
- Research Coordinator

Stefanie Estes

Stefanie Estes
- Research Analyst

Dr. Matt Foraker

Dr. Matt Foraker
- Research Coordinator

Shelley Hamlet

Shelley Hamlet
- Support Services Coordinator

Dr. Tuesdi Helbig

Dr. Tuesdi Helbig
- Director

Irfan Mansur

Irfan Mansur
- Database Analyst


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