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226 Anderson Hall
919 Mid-Campus Dr. North
Kansas State University
Manhattan, KS 66506

About the Associate Provost

Bin NingBin Ning provides stewardship and management of the university's data and oversees the creation of data analysis, analytical studies and institutional reports in response to federal, state and local entities, accreditation purposes and internal report needs. He is in charge of communication, education and training to enhance data-informed decision-making throughout the university. Ning also provides supervision to an internationally renowned Assessment of Student Learning unit and promotes assessment collaborations across the University.

Ning served as assistant vice president and executive director of institutional research and information management at Eastern Michigan University from July 2010 until starting his post at K-State in October 2019. He led the office of Institutional Research and Information Management, provided leadership to the overall institutional accreditation process, led the university's enrollment forecasting and worked closely with university leadership on enrollment and budget modeling. For his work, Ning received Eastern Michigan's 2018 Distinguished Achievement Award. In other previous positions, Ning served leadership roles in IR at the University of Toledo, Wayne County Community College District in Detroit, and Marygrove College in Detroit.

Ning has been a peer reviewer for the Higher Learning Commission since 2004. Ning earned a bachelor's degree in engineering mechanics from the Beijing Institute of Technology and a Master of Education and doctorate in higher education, both from the University of Toledo.