Catherine Finnegan is the assistant vice chancellor for research and reporting at the Virginia Community College System, where she leads institutional research, data warehousing, and assessment activities. Her office provides national and state reporting for all 23 community colleges in the state of Virginia. She leads the system-wide effort to provide current financial, student, financial aid, and human resources data to leaders at all levels through an integrated data warehouse. Finnegan is also responsible for systemwide strategic planning and performance funding efforts. Prior to coming to Virginia in 2010, Finnegan spent 20 years working for the University System of Georgia in college and system institutional effectiveness and instructional technology roles. She earned her bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degrees from the University of Georgia.