The University of North Carolina System

Building System-Wide Data and Analytics Capacity 

The University of North Carolina System


The University of North Carolina System Office sought to modernize the way data are shared among the constituent institutions and move to a flexible platform that would allow for broader access, better reporting, improved visualizations, and deeper insights. 

Read the case study to learn more about the UNC System Office's approach and implementation. 

“We were looking toward the future, and we had a range of needs in mind. And all of these components—of being flexible, being an open environment—were important.”

Dan Cohen-Vogel, PhD

Vice President, Data and Analytics, University of North Carolina System Office


  • How could the UNC System Office modernize their data collection and provide more value to constituent institutions?
  • How could they make data more actionable and accessible to a variety of stakeholders?

Early Success

  • The creation of an  Admissions Summary Dashboard: With drill-down capabilities for each individual campus, this dashboard draws on data from the UNC System Office's Student Data Mart to provide powerful predictive modeling around admission rates—such as which applicant pool should have the greatest yield. This information has the potential to revolutionize ROI for individual institutions’ marketing and recruiting efforts.

Learn More About the UNC System Office Story

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