Director Data Strategy and Institutional Research - Gwen Gruenig
Director President of Data Strategy & Institutional Research
UA Data Strategy and Institutional Research
Butrovich Building 204 Fairbanks, Alaska 99775
Gwendolyn (Gwen) Gruenig serves as Associate Vice President of Institutional Research and Analysis. She has held various positions with the university since 1993 and currently oversees a wide range of functional responsibilities for the UA system, including: institutional, operational and policy research and analysis; planning support and standards; enterprise-wide decision-support data and reporting, setting common reporting standards; university survey assessments; external reporting to federal, state government and private entities; performance-based budgeting; accountability and performance assessment.
Gruenig is a life-long Alaskan and brings a broad range of experience to her current position. Her education includes an undergraduate degree in psychology and a graduate degree in statistics. In addition to her duties with the system office, Gruenig is a former adjunct faculty member, teaching introductory statistics courses for the UAF mathematics department. She has also been employed as a statistical consultant to researchers and private businesses for a number of years, specializing in social science research and project management.