Professor, Higher Education and Student Affairs
- College graduation rates
- Dropout rate
Gary R. Pike is the executive director of information management and institutional research at Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis, and an associate professor of higher education. As executive director, his duties include providing supervision, leadership, and professional expertise for IMIR and for campus program review and assessment efforts. From 1993 to 2003, Pike was director of student life studies at the University of Missouri-Columbia. Pike served as the director of institutional research at Mississippi State University from 2003 to 2006. In 2010, Pike received the Sidney Suslow Award from the Association for Institutional Research for his contributions to higher education research and scholarship. He is a four-time recipient of the Best Paper Award from the Association for Institutional Research, and he received the Outstanding Assessment Research Award from the American College Personnel Association in 1998. He was named a senior scholar by the American College Personnel Association in 2000. Pike has written 46 refereed articles in scholarly journals and a dozen book chapters. He is a consulting editor for Research in Higher Education.