Joe Meyer, Assistant Vice President for Institutional Research
The Office of Institutional Research (IR) serves Texas State University by providing data and information in support of administrative decision-making to advance the university mission. Joe and his staff submit state and federally mandated reports; develop and publish administrative reports; ensure the accuracy and integrity of university data and reports; provide assessment and planning assistance to administrative departments; and provide data and analytical support to the Texas State University System Office.
Joe joined the Office of Institutional Research as a planning analyst in 1989, and has served as director of the office since 1996. In addition to serving as director of the office, Joe serves on the University Leadership Council and Enrollment Management Council, among others at Texas State. He also serves on committees of the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board and Texas Association for Institutional Research (TAIR).
Joe is a member of the Association for Institutional Research (AIR), the Texas Association for Institutional Research (TAIR), and served as president of TAIR in 2009. He has also served as chair of the TAIR Data Advisory Committee, chair of the TAIR Program Committee, and as the TAIR Professional Development Officer.
Joe earned an M.S. in Plant & Soil Sciences (1987) with a minor in statistics at Texas A&M Kingsville and a B.S. in Biology (1981) at the University of Texas-San Antonio. Before coming to Texas State, he was assistant project leader for the Center for Semi-Arid Forest Resources of the Caesar-Kleberg Wildlife Research Institute at Texas A&M University-Kingsville. He also served as a Peace Corps volunteer in Senegal.