Staff

William Knight

William Knight

Assistant Provost for Institutional Research and Effectiveness
513-529-1660
knightw3@MiamiOH.edu 


Michael Light

Michael Light

Data Analyst
513-529-1662
lightmc@MiamiOH.edu

Michael joined Miami’s Office of Institutional Research in August 2017 after working as an Institutional Research Analysis Specialist at Clark State Community College. At Miami, he assists with data collection and analysis of institutional surveys and assessments, provides institutional data for college guidebooks and routine reporting, and fulfills ad hoc requests from various offices across the University. Prior to these positions, Michael earned his Master’s in Sociology and a graduate certificate in Institutional Research from Ball State University and his Bachelor’s in Sociology from Indiana Wesleyan University. He is a member of the North East Association for Institutional Research (NEAIR) and the Ohio Association for Institutional Research and Planning (OAIRP).


Kimberly Patton

Kimberly Patton

Data Analyst
513-529-1657
patton11@MiamiOH.edu

Kimberly joined Miami’s Office of Institutional Research in October 2018 after working as a Statistical Data Analyst at the University of South Florida – St. Petersburg for three years (2015 – 2018), and as an Institutional Research Analyst at Shawnee State University in Portsmouth, OH for 17 years (1998 – 2015). At Miami, she assists with data collection and analysis of institutional surveys and assessments, provides institutional data for college guidebooks and routine reporting, and fulfills ad hoc requests from various offices across the University. Prior to these positions, Kimberly earned her Master’s in Social Sciences and Bachelor’s in Psychology from Edinboro University of Pennsylvania. She has also completed doctoral coursework in Sociology/Women’s Studies at The Union Institute and University. She is a member of the Association for Institutional Research (AIR) and the Ohio Association for Institutional Research and Planning (OAIRP).