Angela Byrd is an Applications Programmer Analyst responsible for designing and maintaining the Institutional Research (IR) databases used by IR for research and reporting – and the databases used by IR’s SAS Visual Analytics system, a web-based interactive system accessed by university faculty, staff and administrators to retrieve data and information for strategic planning, accreditation reporting, assessment, and decision making. She also conducts research for university policies and strategic planning, and completes ad hoc data requests submitted by university faculty, staff, and administrators.
Angela earned a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology from WKU in 2010. She went on to earn a Master of Arts in Sociology in 2013. She began her career with WKU in the Office of Admissions in 2010 which prepared her for her role as Data and Systems Analyst for International Enrollment Management. Angela joined the Office of Institutional Research in 2018.