David Wright

Associate VP, Academic Data Systems and Strategic Planning, Wichita State University

David Wright received his doctorate from Purdue University before coming to Wichita State University (WSU) as a professor and serving as the university’s chief data officer. During his time at WSU he has served as associate graduate dean, associate vice president, and interim CIO. In addition to his duties as chief data officer, he is also the senior data scientist and database architect overseeing data governance, analytics, reporting, and related institutional research offices.

Wright co-chaired WSU’s strategic enrollment management plan development process and serves on the university’s SEM committee.

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