Meet the Planning and Research Staff

If you would like to contact the Division of Planning and Research directly, please contact our offices at:

ATTN: Maureen Marcus
Division of Planning and Research
Thomas Edison State University
111 W. State Street
Trenton, NJ 08608

Tel: (609) 984-1100
Fax: (609) 292-9000
planningandresearch@tesu.edu

Dennis Devery

Dennis Devery

Vice President for Planning and Research


Joined Thomas Edison State University: 2012


Phone: (609) 777-5693, ext. 2033

Degrees:

  • EdD, Rowan University
  • MSS, U.S. Army War College
  • MSM, Thomas Edison State University
  • BS, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey

Dr. Devery is the Vice President for Planning and Research at Thomas Edison State University. In this position he is responsible for development and coordination of the University's strategic plan, market research programs, institutional surveys of students, graduates and staff, the University's quality assurance plan and compliance with state and federal reporting requirements.

Maureen F. Marcus

Maureen F. Marcus

Confidential Assistant


Joined Thomas Edison State University: 2005


Phone: (609) 984-1151, ext. 2027

Degree:

  • BA, Thomas Edison State University

Maureen serves as office manager in the Division of Planning and Research. Her responsibility includes administering, coordinating and performing all the routine professional functions necessary to support the Division. She serves as principal assistant to the Vice President and provides support to five professional staff.

Ann Marie Senior

Ann Marie Senior

Associate Vice President


Joined Thomas Edison State University: 1997


Phone: (609) 984-1151, ext. 2025

Degrees:

  • PhD, University of Michigan
  • BA, Cornell University

Ann Marie Senior, PhD, is the Associate Vice President for Planning and Research. In this position, she oversees the federal, state, and regional accreditation compliance and regulatory reports, and conducts research and analysis that supports decision making at the University and the strategic plan. In addition, she also has responsibilities related to the University's quality assurance plan and activities.

Marie Power-Barnes

Marie R. Power-Barnes

Director of Market Research and Assessment


Joined Thomas Edison State University: 1998


Phone: (609) 984-4839, ext. 2050

Degrees:

  • MBA, Rider University
  • BA, Rider University

Mrs. Power-Barnes is the Director of Market Research and Assessment at Thomas Edison State University. She is responsible for development, coordination, implementation and assessment of market research to inform and support the University's strategic and operational plans.

Deborah Duffy

Deborah Duffy

Senior Research Analyst


Joined Thomas Edison State University: 2013


Phone: (609) 984-1151, ext. 2028

Degrees:

  • PhD, The Johns Hopkins University
  • BS, Lafayette College

Deborah Duffy, PhD, is a Senior Research Analyst. She is responsible for the development, management and reporting of survey projects to inform the University’s decision making processes. She also conducts data analysis in support of strategic planning, quality assurance, data integrity and institutional research.

Ying Huang

Ying Huang

Senior Research Analyst


Joined Thomas Edison State University: 2015


Phone: (609) 984-1151, ext. 2042

Degrees:

  • PhD, Michigan State University
  • MA, Michigan State University
  • BA, Guangdong University of Foreign Studies, China

Ying Huang, PhD, is a Senior Research Analyst in the Division of Planning and Research. She is responsible for conducting research and analyses in support of strategic planning, quality assurance efforts, and addressing specific research questions and data requests from within and outside the institution.

Ying Jiang

Ying Jiang

Senior Research Analyst


Joined Thomas Edison State University: 2005


Phone: (609) 984-1151, ext. 2030

Degrees:

  • MS, Kean University
  • BS, Kean University

Ying Jiang is the Senior Research Analyst. She is responsible for preparing monthly, quarterly and annual reports, responding to data integrity issues, monitoring and maintaining data reporting systems, and providing data and reports to management to support planning and decision-making process.