As Associate Vice President, Drew leads the Office of Assessment and Decision Support (OADS) and provides strategic coordination in data collection, analysis, institutional research and assessment in support of University planning and continuous improvement of educational programs.
Drew has over 12 years of experience using data and strategic analysis in higher education settings. Before coming to Georgetown, Drew was the Executive Director of the Initiative for Data-Driven Social Science at Princeton University. He also helped launch an internal analytics consulting group, IDEAS for Higher Ed, to facilitate innovative uses of administrative data that help to answer questions of high operational value to Princeton University while also advancing academic research. Prior to his work at Princeton, Drew spent seven years at the City University of New York (CUNY), where he conceived and established an office dedicated to integrated research, program evaluation, and data management for college access, academic support, and workforce programs across New York City.
Drew earned his Ph.D. in Higher and Postsecondary Education at New York University and a M.A. in Quantitative Methods in the Social Sciences from Columbia University. Drew’s research has appeared in several publications, including Research in Higher Education and New Directions for Higher Education, and he is currently a fellow at NYU’s Steinhardt Institute for Higher Education Policy.