Dr. Patrice Lancey, Assistant Vice President

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Dr. Patrice Lancey earned her B.A. from Brooklyn College, Brooklyn, New York, and an M.A. and Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan. She joined the University of Central Florida in 2001 where she serves as Assistant Vice President Administrative Affairs for the Office of Operational Excellence and Assessment Support. Dr. Lancey coordinates the university wide Institutional Effectiveness Assessment process and supports assessment of academic programs and administrative departments. She regularly works with faculty and staff to develop research methodology and student learning assessment.

She also designs statistical studies to provide information about student engagement, institutional conditions that enhance student learning outcomes, progression, and retention to provide actionable reports to decision makers to include upper administration, faculty and staff. Dr. Lancey has served as the outside evaluator for several NSF funded grant projects. Prior to this, she held positions at The Johns Hopkins School of Public Health, Westat, Inc., University of Alabama, and Palm Beach Community College.

She presents papers and workshops for faculty and administrators on educational assessment topics at national and regional conferences and has acted as a consultant to other universities. Dr. Lancey serves as a reviewer for proposals in the area of assessment for the Association for Institutional Research and Southern Association for Institutional Research.