Mark Figueroa is the Associate Provost for Institutional Research and Planning at Lewis & Clark. In this role, he oversees the institutional research and accreditation functions of the college. Turning data into useful information that can help guide decision makers is one of the goals of his office, along with monitoring critical data indicators. Helping Lewis & Clark develop and create a culture of evidence and informed decision-making is a what guides his work. Figueroa serves as a member of Executive Council and is also as an ex officio member of the Athletics Advisory Board and co-chaired the Strategic Planning Council for the Journey Forward, Lewis & Clark’s strategic plan for 2020 and beyond.