Stacey Lopez is Associate Vice President for Institutional Research & Analysis at the University of Pennsylvania, where she has served since 2007. She leads a highly skilled team of institutional research professionals that produces analyses integral to the strategic planning process of the University. She is also a regular guest lecturer at Penn’s Graduate School of Education, teaching Enrollment Management to master’s degree students as well presenting sessions for higher education leaders from the United States and abroad on how to use data to drive decision making. Prior to joining Penn, Stacey worked in the Office of University Planning at Carnegie Mellon University, where under her direction, the Institutional Research function emerged as an independent unit in 2005. Before working in the field of institutional research, she spent over a decade teaching mathematics and statistics at Wichita State University. She holds master’s degrees in Mathematics and Statistics as well Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering, both from Wichita State University. She also holds a Doctorate in Higher Education Management from the Graduate School of Education at the University of Pennsylvania.