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Mamie Voight
Vice President of Policy Research

Higher Ed

  • Access
  • Accountability
  • Achievement gap
  • College graduation rates
  • Data and statistics
  • Federal policy
  • Financial aid
  • Low-income students
  • Minority students
  • Race and diversity

Mamie Voight is the vice president of policy research at the Institute for Higher Education Policy, where she leads projects on affordability, accountability and postsecondary data policy and works with senior leadership to inform the strategic direction of the organization. Voight and the policy research team launched and manage the Postsecondary Data Collaborative (PostsecData), which brings organizations together to advocate for the use of high-quality postsecondary data to advance student success and educational equity. Before joining IHEP, Voight was a research and policy analyst and assistant director for research and policy at The Education Trust, an organization that promotes high academic achievement for all students, with a particular emphasis on closing opportunity and achievement gaps. She researched college access, success and affordability issues, advocated for policies that would enhance equity in higher education, and was lead author on several publications. Voight has a bachelor’s degree in civil engineering from Villanova University, a master’s in civil engineering from the University of Delaware, and a master’s in public policy from Georgetown University.