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Nancy DeRiggi

As Associate Vice President, Nancy DeRiggi provides leadership for Pace University’s institutional research and assessment activities including collecting, analyzing, interpreting and reporting information on characteristics of the University for use in decision making. She oversees compliance with reporting requirements as mandated by federal, state, local, and regional and specialty accrediting organizations as well as ranking publications; and works collaboratively within the University to ensure internal reporting needs are met. Nancy chairs the University assessment committees and serves as a lead collaborator on accreditation documents and processes.

Nancy joined Pace University in January 2015 with more than 18 years of experience in higher education in the areas of institutional research, planning, institutional effectiveness, assessment and enrollment management. Prior to coming to Pace, she was the Associate Dean of Institutional Research and Planning at Westchester Community College for over nine years, where she oversaw the office of Institutional Research and Planning and the office of Institutional Effectiveness and Assessment. Nancy co-chaired multiple strategic planning processes at WCC and was Co-Chair of the self-study for the Middle States Commission of Higher Education (MSCHE).

Nancy received both a Bachelor’s degree in Liberal Studies and a Master’s degree in Public Administration from the University of Central Florida.