Jake Bartolone

Jake Bartolone is the Director of the NORC Higher Education Analytics Center (NHEAC) and a Senior Research Scientist in the Education and Child Development Studies department. His research in higher education has included work with universities, foundations, associations, and government agencies on projects spanning quantitative and qualitative data collection and analysis, experimental design, program evaluation, reporting and data visualization, and individualized consulting.

As Director of the NHEAC, Bartolone leads NORC’s research and business development efforts in higher education, which includes over 50 years of providing reliable data and rigorous analysis to guide programmatic and policy decisions for colleges and universities, associations and other non-profit and commercial organizations, and government agencies.

In addition to his leadership of the NHEAC, Bartolone currently leads NORC’s Campus Climate and Sexual Assault Survey efforts (having worked with several universities to date) and the Evaluation of the Business-Higher Education Forum (BHEF) Undergraduate STEM Interventions with Industry (USI2) program, serves as Task Leader for Data Processing, Dissemination, and Analysis on NORC’s Graduate Research Fellowship Program Pilot Data Collection for the National Science Foundation. He has recently led several projects focusing on the working climate for faculty members as well as other work for university clients.