Chad May has spent over 18 years dedicated to the field of institutional effectiveness/institutional research work in higher education. He was the founding Director at two different institutions. At each institution he established a full-service office of institutional research and assessment that produced a number of cyclical activities that transformed the culture of the institution to one that is evidence-based. He has participated in three decennial self-study reaccreditation events, multiple periodic review reports, as well as many strategic planning initiatives where he has brought a variety of analytic and strategic insight to those efforts. Chad currently serves as Director of Research and Analysis for the New Jersey Office of the Secretary of Higher Education. He has served many professional associations within the field as a member of their steering committees, program chair, technology chair, peer reviewer and conference presenter. He has developed and presented workshops on varying topics within institutional research. He has both a B.S. degree in Mathematics, a B.A. degree in History and a M.S. degree in Educational Research with concentration in applied statistics, research methods, and evaluation. He was nominated for the Who’s Who in American Education in 2006 as well is in Who’s Who in American Colleges & Universities 2000.