PhD, 2008

Angela Bell is the Vice Chancellor of Research and Policy Analysis of the University System of Georgia. Her division is responsible for meeting the information needs of the University System ranging from overseeing collection of campus data, responding to internal and external data requests, and conducting research and analysis to guide planning, policy, and decision making.  A key responsibility is harnessing the system’s vast data holdings into actionable information for campus and system leadership. Her research interests include student access to and success in postsecondary education, especially financial aid policy and impacts. Before coming to the USG, Angela worked at the West Virginia Higher Education Policy Commission as the Vice Chancellor of Policy and Planning.

She is a Fellow at the Institute, a Complete College America Fellow, and serves on the editorial board of the Journal of Student Financial Aid.

Angela earned her M.Ed. in Language Education at the University of Georgia and her B.A. in Classics at Princeton University.

Friday, November 13, 2020 - 2:50pm

On November 6, the Institute welcomed back Angela Bell (PhD 2009) and Melissa Whatley (PhD 2019) for virtual presentations on the state of study abroad research and how these programs can survive the pandemic and emerge as agents for more equitable opportunities and o