OIRP

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Institutional Research & Planning

About OIRP

Mission Statement:

To promote and support institutional planning, evidence-based decision-making, and accountability, by providing quantitative information and analysis, and related professional services, to Carleton’s senior management, faculty and staff.
To foster understanding of the University’s activities by defining, collecting and disseminating standardized statistics, and by performing innovative institutional research.

OIRP Staff:

Bruce Winer, Assistant Vice-President (Institutional Research and Planning)
520-2600 ext.1581
bruce.winer@carleton.ca

Bruce Winer has both studied and worked at Carleton for enough years to make him a familiar fixture around campus. He has a Masters in Arts (Economics) from Carleton and has worked in various capacities on the Academic and Administrative sides of the university. Commencing in the ‘Statistical Software Section’ of Computing Services, Bruce has worked as Assistant Dean in the (late) Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, the Director of the (late) Office of Planning Analysis and Statistics and latterly as the Associate Director of OIRP. Living much of his life in Ottawa, Bruce also has some background in the federal public service, significantly, including a stint as a carpet tester for the Department of Public Works.

Bruce takes the helm in OIRP as Carleton enters into a more challenging environment for universities in the province – both financial and demographic pressures will make it more difficult for Carleton to continue to fulfill its integrated mission of learning and advancing knowledge. Given this environment, he intends to continue OIRP’s goal of promoting planning and evidence based decision making and to continue with building on the strong foundation of technical and human resources that already exists in the office.

Sue Gilmour, Enrolment Reporting Officer
520-2600 ext.4471
sue.gilmour@carleton.ca

Sue Gilmour began her career at Carleton as a summer student in the Housing Office in May 1988 while completing her Honours thesis in Psychology. She became a permanent employee in the Spring of 1989 in the Office of the Vice-President (Planning & Development). Today, as Enrolment Reporting Officer, her primary duties include enrolment reporting to the Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities, Statistics Canada, Council of Ontario Universities and data provision for both OCGS Program Appraisals and the Undergraduate Integrative Review.

Sue is Secretary to the Salary Adjustment Commission, whereby she acts as the liaison to both faculty members and the Commission itself for individual salary adjustment cases.

Tyler Hall, Senior Analyst
520-2600 ext.2206
tyler.hall@carleton.ca

Tyler Hall joined Carleton University in February 2008 from St. Clair College in Chatham, ON where he taught introductory chemistry courses. Tyler brings previous research skills as well as customer service skills with him. His current role at the OIRP involves coordinating and analyzing the some of the various surveys that Carleton University participates such as Canadian Undergraduate Survey Consortium and the Carleton University Staff/Student satisfaction surveys. Additionally, Tyler works to analyze faculty data and is responsible for Carleton’s respective reporting obligations.

Tyler has a BSc in Chemistry from the University of Ottawa and is currently working towards his MBA at Carleton.

Nathasha Macdonald, Manager, Institutional Analysis and Accountability
520-2600 ext.4473
nathasha.macdonald@carleton.ca

Nathasha Macdonald came to Carleton University in September 2005 from the Canadian Council on Social Development where she worked as a researcher. Previously, Nathasha was an Instructor at the College of the Rockies in Cranbrook BC where she taught various courses in economics and quantitative methods. She also worked as a research analyst for the Centre for Education Information in Victoria, BC where she began doing research on post-secondary outcomes and indicators.

Her current role in OIRP focuses on performance indicators, environmental scans, co-ordinating MAESD’s accountability reports such as the Strategic Mandate Agreement Report Back, as well general and specific institutional analysis on retention/graduation and student success.

Nathasha has a B.Soc.Sc. (Economics) from the University of Ottawa, and an M.A. in Economics from the University of Victoria.

Jie (Joyce) Bai , Analyst
520-2600 ext.1726
jie.bai@carleton.ca

Jie Bai began working at Carleton University in January 2009. She had previously worked as a research assistant at the Centre for Public Management, where her primary role was to perform research, data gathering, and preliminary analysis in the area of organizational risk analysis.

Currently, Jie works as an analyst in OIRP in the areas of coordinating and administering a number of internal student, graduate, and employee surveys and contributing to the analysis of other consortium-based surveys; supporting faculty data verification, reporting and analysis and responding to requests for statistics and analysis, as well as for other information maintained by OIRP.

Jie has a B.Comm. (Finance) from Carleton University.

Tesia Bojorquez, Administrator/Data Analyst
520-2600 ext.3617
tesia.bojorquez@carleton.ca

Tesia Bojorquez joined Carleton University in June 2010. She had previously worked at the Autonomous University of Sinaloa (Mexico) as an administrator for a graduate program and was part of a research team where her primary role was to gather qualitative and quantitative data, and preliminary analysis in the area of International Migration.

Currently, Tesia works as an assistant analyst in OIRP in the areas of enrolment reporting and faculty data development. Her main role is to prepare the Teaching Evaluation System. She also responds to data requests and provides administrative support to the office.

Tesia graduated with a Bachelor in International Studies and a Masters in North American Studies from the Autonomous University of Sinaloa (UAS).

Elio Velazquez, Manager, Business Intelligence and Systems Analytics
520-2600 ext.1212
elio.velazquez@carleton.ca

Elio Velazquez joined Carleton University in 2002. From 2002 to 2004 he worked as a programmer analyst on several projects in the Faculty of Graduate Studies and the Office of Research Services. Elio joined OIRP in 2004 as a Research Analyst. Earlier, his career included positions of software designer at Nortel Networks and the health and biotechnology industry in Havana, Cuba. Elio has also worked as a consultant in projects for the Pan American Health Organization (BIREME) and United Nations Development Programme.

Elio graduated with a Bachelor in Computer Science from the University of Havana and a Ph.D.in Computer Science from Carleton University. His areas of research and interest include: distributed computing, mobile agents, sensor networks, data warehousing, data mining and predictive modeling.

Frank Zheng, Systems & App Developer
520-2600 ext.1592
frank.zheng@carleton.ca

Frank Zheng joined Carleton in 2013. Frank brings many years of software development experiences and his role at OIRP involves developing and maintaining various software applications in the group. He has a Bachelor diploma of automation engineering (instruments) from Tianjin University of technology and a Bachelor of science in Computer Science from Carleton University. His career includes position of supervisor for field operation management in OTIS elevator(Tianjin, China) Co.ltd. Prior joining Carleton, he had worked for impatica inc. for 11 years as a software engineer.