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Amit Prachand

Amit Prachand

Assistant Vice President, Information and Analytics, Northwestern University
Instructor, Higher Education Administration and Policy


Biography

Amit Prachand is the Assistant Vice President, Information and Analytics in the Office of Administration and Planning.  Amit leads Institutional Research efforts to collect, integrate, and analyze institutional and external data to support institutional decision-making, planning, and policy development.  Before joining the Office of Administration and Planning, he was the Managing Director, Planning and Administration, at the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern and helped develop infrastructure to advance the school’s thought leadership initiatives and to measure progress against the school’s strategic plan. Amit has previously held roles in the healthcare sector at Northwestern Memorial Hospital ranging from administrator for the Division of Hospital Medicine to process improvement leader and in the manufacturing sector while leading continuous improvement activities at Saturn Corporation and RR Donnelley.  Amit received his bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from Northwestern University and his Master of Engineering degree from Vanderbilt University.

Research/Scholarship

Education

Year Degree Institution
BS, Mechanical Engineering Northwestern University
MEng, Management of Technology Vanderbilt University

Research Interests

Data analysis methods, process improvement and change management

Last Updated: 2017-02-09 14:22:14