About Us


Office of Decision Support


Dr. Sutee Sujitparapitaya

Associate Vice Provost

Email: sutee@unlv.edu

Phone: 5-3501


Christina Drum

Manager, Institutional Research Analytics
and Metadata

Email: christina.drum@unlv.edu

Phone: 5-3771


Ke Yu

Business Intelligence Analyst

Email: ke.yu@unlv.edu

Phone: 702-774-7051



Director of Institutional Research



Theresa Farmer

Administrative Assistant IV

Email: theresa.farmer@unlv.edu

Phone: 5-3771


Tondra De

Research Analyst/Statistician

Email: tondra.de@unlv.edu

Phone: 5-3788



Dmitrii Karaulanov

Decision Support Application Developer

Email: dmitrii.karaulanov@unlv.edu

Phone: 5-3250



Institutional Research/Business Intelligence Analyst


Tondra De Tondra%20De
Research Analyst/Statistician
In her role as Research Analyst/Statistician for the Office of Decision Support, Tondra performs quantitative and qualitative research in support of university planning and decision-making. Prior to joining the Office, she worked as a researcher for several other units on the UNLV campus, including The Lincy Institute and the UNLV Libraries. Her educational background includes a B.S. in mathematics and B.S.E. in electrical engineering from UNLV and a M.A. in education from UCLA. She is currently pursuing a Ph.D. in education, also from UCLA. Outside the office, Tondra enjoys reading, writing, and spending time with family and friends.
Christina Drum Christina%20Drum
Manager, Institutional Research Analytics and Metadata
Christina joined the office in December 2001, and served as Interim Assistant Vice Provost for Decision Support from January 2014 through February 2015. In her role as a research analyst and BI/application developer who provides direction for metadata solutions, she supports decision-making and addresses strategic informational needs at all levels of the institution. Prior to joining UNLV, Christina lived in upstate New York, where she earned a bachelor's degree in Biological Sciences at Cornell University, and later worked in the Office of Information Technology at Ithaca College. She holds an M.A. in Ethics and Policy Studies from UNLV, is a recipient of the UNLV Alumni Association Outstanding Thesis Award, and has taught Critical Thinking and Reasoning (Philosophy 102). She now lives in Pittsburgh, PA, and has telecommunted to UNLV for the past several years. Her spare-time diversions include making art, writing, traveling, hiking, and spending time with her partner and their children.
Theresa Farmer Theresa%20Farmer
Administrative Assistant IV
Theresa completed B.A.s in Psychology and Spanish at UNLV, and worked for the Department of Foreign Languages for five years before joining the Institutional Analysis & Planning staff as an Administrative Assistant IV in 2011. When not working at the office, she enjoys reading, listening to records and traveling.
Dmitrii Karaulanov Christina%20Drum
Decision Support Application Developer
Dmitrii joined the Office of Decision Support Team as Decision Support Application Developer in February 2015. He holds a Master of Science in Computer Science that he earned in the North-Caucasus State Technical University, Russia. He worked with customization of Enterprise Project Management Software utilizing .NET and SQL Server technologies. Prior to joining the Office he was a Software Developer at Holiday Systems International, Las Vegas. Behind the software development Dmitrii also has experience with Computer Graphics and uses it for creating various Web-content. Outside the office he likes to spend the time with his wife in cooking, exploring new interesting places in Vegas, traveling, and hiking.
Sutee Sujitparapitaya Sutee%20Sujitparapitaya
Associate Vice Provost
Joined UNLV in the spring 2015, Sutee provided the leadership in institutional research, data analysis and planning, data governance, data warehousing, and business intelligence (BI) as a comprehensive foundation for data collection, integration, analysis, and reporting. He earned his Ph.D. in Management Information Systems from The University of Memphis.
Ke Yu Ke%20Yu
Business Intelligence Analyst
As a Business Intelligence Analyst for Office of Decision Support, Ke’s job is to provide functional analysis and requirements gathering to inform the development of ETL’s, data marts, and dashboards. Ke joined the Office of Decision Support in January 2015. Prior to joining Decision Support, He has worked as BI analyst and later as report/etl developer at Wynn Resorts. He received master degrees in CS from ETSU and MIS from UNLV. In his spare time, Ke enjoys being with his family, cooking and traveling.