Charles A. Duffy
B. A. Pennsylvania State University, June, 1972 Political Science
M. A. University of New Orleans, May, 1979 Political Science
Ph. D. University of New Orleans, July, 1982 Political Science
Current Position, April 2006 through present, Director of Institutional Research, Mendocino College
September 2004 through April 2006, Consultant (Analyst VI, 49% time), Office of Graduate Studies, University of California, Davis
Since retirement from the University of California, I have been employed on a part-time contract as a consulting data analyst. Duties include:
- performing empirical research on student enrollments and student support, as directed by the Dean and the Associate Deans;
- principal respondent to internal and external queries regarding our student population
- working with current Director on shaping the university’s response to the NRC Survey of Doctoral Programs.
September 2005 through June 2006, Adjunct Instructor, EdD in Teacher Leadership Program, Walden University
As a faculty member for Walden University, I served as Course Lead Instructor for EDUC 8015 (Research Methods) and EDUC 8025 (Quantitative Research Methods [Statistics]) and taught both courses. Responsibilities included the development of EDUC 8025 and major revisions of EDUC 8015. Service also includes participation on doctoral committees (6 chaired; 6 as methodology member) and university committees (Faculty Chair and Committee on Academic Policy).
September 2000 to June 2004, Assistant Dean, Analysis and Information Services
October 1998 to September 2000, Director of Analysis and Planning, Office of Graduate Studies, University of California, Davis
In my role as Assistant Dean, I directly supervised a staff of six (plus one contract employee) engaged in providing analysis and information support for faculty, staff and students at the University of California Davis. Responsibilities of the unit included institutional research; analysis and support for Academic Senate subcommittees (Graduate Council and Program Review); support for graduate modules in the student information system; development and maintenance of external website and database driven internal websites; office technology and information systems. Responsible for policy related to the employment of Teaching Assistants, Graduate Student Researchers and Postdoctoral Scholars. This included editing existing policies, working with campus level and system wide committees and workgroups to develop new policies, and participating in collective bargaining activities.
July 1, 1994 to Sept. 15, 1998, Institutional Research Officer, Delgado Community College
My primary responsibility was to perform quantitative research and provide information to support operational and strategic decision-making by the President, the Vice President for Academic Affairs, and the Office of Institutional Effectiveness. I was also responsible for responding to external inquiries about the College from federal, state and private organizations. My clientele extended, as well, to the faculty for whom I served as a resource for performing quantitative data analysis and whom I assisted in the construction of research designs.
September 1993 to June 31, 1994 Teaching Associate, University of New Orleans, Public Service Training
July 1, 1992 - September, 1994, Independent Software Developer and Consultant
August 1, 1989 to July 31, 1992, Assistant Professor of Social Sciences, Dept. of Social Sciences, Xavier University
Nov 1, 1984 through August 1, 1989, Training Coordinator, Public Service Training, University of New Orleans, Metropolitan College
- Statistical Package for the Social Sciences (SPSS)
- (Mainframe and Windows versions)
- Oracle SQL+
- SCT Banner
- Microsoft SQL Server
Web Development Tools/Languages
- Cold Fusion (database middleware)
- Adobe Pagemaker, Photoshop, Acrobat
- Microsoft Office (Excel, Powerpoint, Word, Access)
- Clipper (Xbase programming language)
- dBase III/III+/IV
- Word Perfect (various versions)
Other Consulting Activities
Louisiana State University, School of Medicine in New Orleans. Louisiana Area Health Education Centers (AHEC) Program.
Louisiana State University, School of Medicine in New Orleans. Geriatric Education Center.
Louisiana State University School of Medicine in New Orleans. Office of Student Affairs.
Louisiana State University School of Medicine in New Orleans. Department of Family Medicine.
Graduate School, Xavier University of Louisiana, New Orleans, LA
State Of Louisiana, Louisiana Rehabilitation Services (LRS) through the University of New Orleans' Training and Resource Center for the Blind.
CorpCare, Inc. (Phil Frady, President). Private consulting firm. Provided training and market research services for AT&T and Volunteers of America (VOA)