Vice President for Educational and Institutional Effectiveness
Braden Hosch is the university's vice president for Educational and Institutional Effectiveness.
In this role, Hosch reports to both the president and provost. As a dual reporting line, his office will maintain support to all divisions that report to the president, and will align institutional effectiveness with educational effectiveness. The position oversees the Office of Educational Effectiveness, which is leading a number of efforts related to accreditation, assessment, and other key academic outcomes.
Previously the associate vice president for Institutional Research, Planning, and Effectiveness, Hosch has overseen the integration of institutional research and business intelligence on the campus; led adoption of a data governance structure at Stony Brook University; and served as chair of the University’s Data Governance Council for the last five years. In addition, he has published on topics as diverse as how to create a university data strategy, the impact of big data on decision-making in higher education, the impact of motivation on student learning outcome assessment, benchmarking sources in higher education, and inconsistencies in how institutions determine student living costs.
He is also well-recognized as a national leader in higher education institutional research and effectiveness. He is the Treasurer for the Board of Directors of the Association for Institutional Research (AIR) and also serves on the Data Policy Advisory Committee for the Commission for Information Management and Analysis (CIMA) of the Association of Public and Land Grant Universities (APLU). Dr. Hosch has previously served as a national educator on Federal data collection policies and practices, the Finance Chair of the Steering Committee for the Northeast Association for Institutional Research (NEAIR), an appointed member of the National Postsecondary Education Cooperative, and an Executive Committee member for CIMA. He holds a PhD and an MA from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, an MA from the University of Texas-Dallas, and a BA from Swarthmore College.
Office of the President
310 Administration Building
Stony Brook, NY 11794-0701