Christina Morell (M.Ed. ’94 Ed Research & Meth; Ph.D. ’98 Higher Ed) has been appointed as Associate Provost and Director of the Office of Institutional Assessment and Studies (IAS), effective August 8, 2016. She will lead IAS in institutional data efforts that will help shape planning, policy formation, and decision-making in support of University goals. Christina presently serves as Associate Vice President for Student Affairs. In her current role, she manages strategic and financial planning, assessment, policy and human resources.