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Leading Improvements in Higher Education with Stephen Hundley from IUPUI is an award-winning podcast service of the Assessment Institute in Indianapolis (assessmentinstitute.iupui.edu), the oldest and largest higher education assessment and improvement event in the U.S. The podcast profiles people, initiatives, institutions, and organizations improving conditions in higher education. Join thought leaders for engaging discussions of enduring and emerging topics, themes, and trends affecting colleges and universities. This season of Leading Improvements in Higher Education is sponsored by the Center for Assessment and Research Studies at James Madison University; learn more at jmu.edu/assessment/.

Leading Improvements in Higher Education with Stephen Hundley from IUPUI is an award-winning podcast service of the Assessment Institute in Indianapolis (assessmentinstitute.iupui.edu), the oldest and largest higher education assessment and improvement event in the U.S. The podcast profiles people, initiatives, institutions, and organizations improving conditions in higher education. Join thought leaders for engaging discussions of enduring and emerging topics, themes, and trends affecting colleges and universities. This season of Leading Improvements in Higher Education is sponsored by the Center for Assessment and Research Studies at James Madison University; learn more at jmu.edu/assessment/.

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United States

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Leading Improvements in Higher Education with Stephen Hundley from IUPUI is an award-winning podcast service of the Assessment Institute in Indianapolis (assessmentinstitute.iupui.edu), the oldest and largest higher education assessment and improvement event in the U.S. The podcast profiles people, initiatives, institutions, and organizations improving conditions in higher education. Join thought leaders for engaging discussions of enduring and emerging topics, themes, and trends affecting colleges and universities. This season of Leading Improvements in Higher Education is sponsored by the Center for Assessment and Research Studies at James Madison University; learn more at jmu.edu/assessment/.

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English

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Episodes

s02e10: A Conversation with Three Editors of the New Stylus Publishing Book, Delivering on the Promise of High Impact Practices

7/7/2022
This episode features three editors of a new Stylus Publishing book entitled Delivering on the Promise of High-Impact Practices: Research and Models for Achieving Equity, Fidelity, Impact, and Scale. Our guests are Jerry Daday, Jillian Kinzie, and John Zilvinskis. Jerry is a Professor of Sociology at IUPUI, where he also leads the Institute for Engaged Learning in the Division of Undergraduate Education. Jillian is Interim Co-Director of the National Survey of Student Engagement in the...

Duration:00:51:25

s02e09: Leadership Perspectives with Kate McConnell from the American Association of Colleges and Universities (AAC&U)

6/13/2022
In this episode, we have a leadership perspectives conversation with Kate McConnell from the American Association of Colleges and Universities (AAC&U). At AAC&U, Kate serves as Vice President for Curricular and Pedagogical Innovation and Executive Director of VALUE. Kate’s leadership at AAC&U provides tremendous opportunities for advancing our understanding of important teaching, learning, and assessment concepts. Learn more about AAC&U at aacu.org. This season of Leading Improvements in...

Duration:00:56:48

s02e08: A Conversation with Three Editors of the New Stylus Publishing Book, Reframing Assessment to Center Equity

5/9/2022
This episode features three editors of a new Stylus Publishing book entitled Reframing Assessment to Center Equity: Theories, Models, and Practices. Our guests are Gianina Baker, Gavin Henning, and Anne Lundquist. Gianina is the acting director of the National Institute for Learning Outcomes Assessment. Gavin is Professor of Higher Education at New England College where he directs the master’s and doctoral programs in Higher Education Administration. Anne is managing director for learning...

Duration:00:52:34

s02e07: Learning and Assessment in Fraternity and Sorority Contexts

4/7/2022
In this episode, we have a conversation about learning and assessment taking place in fraternity and sorority contexts within the higher education sector. Our guests are Jim Barber, Heather Matthews, and Steve Veldkamp. Jim is Senior Associate Dean for Academic Programs in School of Education at the College of William & Mary. Heather is Chief Communication Officer at Sigma Phi Epsilon. Steve is Special Assistant to the Vice President for Student Affairs at The Pennsylvania State University,...

Duration:00:59:12

s02e06: Assessment's Evolving Professional Identity with Co-Editors of a Special Issue of Research & Practice in Assessment

3/11/2022
This episode features the co-editors of a special issue of Research & Practice in Assessment focused on the topic of assessment’s evolving professional identity. Our guests are Jeanne Horst and Gina Polychronopoulos. Jeanne is Director of Research at CommonLit, and Gina is Associate Director for Curricular Assessment at George Mason University. Our conversation has relevance for both individuals working directly in assessment and for colleagues who support and champion assessment in their...

Duration:00:37:12

s02e05: A Conversation with Three Colleagues Representing the Learning Improvement Community

2/14/2022
In this episode, we spend time with three colleagues representing the Learning Improvement Community, a network of individuals in higher education reshaping learning outcomes assessment. Our guests are Kathleen Gorski, Errin Heyman, and Pam Tracy. Kathleen is Dean for Learning Outcomes, Curriculum, and Program Development at Waubonsee Community College. Errin is Vice President of Strategy and Innovation at Reach University. Pam directs the Center for Faculty Enrichment at Longwood...

Duration:00:50:54

s02e04: The Guiding Principles for the Assessment of Arts Learning

1/17/2022
In this episode, we discuss The Guiding Principles for the Assessment of Arts Learning. Our guests are Timothy Brophy, Maria Leite, Marcia McCaffrey, and Jeff Poulin. Timothy is Director of Institutional Assessment and Professor of Music Education at the University of Florida. Maria is Assistant Director of Institutional Assessment at the University of Florida. Marcia is an Arts Consultant with the New Hampshire Department of Education. Jeff is Managing Director of Creative Generation....

Duration:01:18:57

s02e03: 2021 Assessment Institute Recap

12/19/2021
In this special episode, we provide a recap of the 2021 Assessment Institute, the oldest and largest U.S. higher education event focused on assessment and improvement. Stephen Hundley and Caleb Keith provide an overview of the Assessment Institute, including some of the themes from this year’s program. Christine Robinson and Karen Singer-Freeman share an update on the Grand Challenges in Assessment Project. Jerry Daday, representing HIPs in the States, discusses the continued evolution of...

Duration:01:16:39

s02e02: A Conversation with Three Leaders Representing the Council for the Advancement of Standards in Higher Education (CAS)

11/19/2021
In this episode, we spend time with three leaders representing the Council for the Advancement of Standards in Higher Education (CAS), which promotes standards in student affairs, student services, and student development programs. Our guests are Dan Bureau, Devon Ford McCartney, and Darby Roberts. Dan is Assistant Vice President for Student Health and Wellbeing at Louisiana State University and is immediate past president of CAS. Devon teaches at the University of Houston and works full...

Duration:00:59:45

s02e01: Recognizing Alverno College, 2021 Recipient of the Trudy W. Banta Lifetime Achievement in Assessment Award

10/14/2021
This episode recognizes and celebrates Alverno College, recipient of the 2021 Trudy W. Banta Lifetime Achievement in Assessment Award. Our guests are Joe Foy, Heather Mernitz, and Kathleen O’Brien. Joe is vice president for Academic Affairs at Alverno College. Heather is Professor of Physical Sciences and Chair of the Council for Student Assessment at Alverno College. Kathleen is Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs Emerita at Alverno College and currently serves as Provincial...

Duration:01:03:34

s01e26: Celebrating the 30th Anniversary of the Louis Stokes Alliances for Minority Participation (LSAMP), a National Science Foundation program

9/20/2021
In this episode, we recognize and celebrate the 30th Anniversary of the Louis Stokes Alliances for Minority Participation (LSAMP), a grant program of the National Science Foundation. This goal of this federal program is to assist higher education institutions in broadening participation of historically underserved students in the STEM disciplines of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics. Our guests are Leroy Jones II, Kim Nguyen, and Zakiya Wilson-Kennedy. Leroy is Professor of...

Duration:00:56:09

s01e25: The Role of Campus Activities in Student Development with Leaders from the National Association for Campus Activities

8/30/2021
This episode features three leaders from the National Association for Campus Activities (NACA). Our guests are Kayla Loper, Zachary Clark, and Amber Shaverdi Huston. Kayla is Manager of Arts, Culture, & Entertainment at Oklahoma State University. At the time of this recording, Zachary was Director of Student Activities & Assessment at Indiana University of Pennsylvania. Amber is Executive Director of the National Association for Campus Activities. Kayla, Zachary, and Amber discuss the...

Duration:01:13:01

s01e24: Leadership Perspectives with Chancellor Ryan Gower from Illinois Eastern Community Colleges

8/1/2021
In this episode, we have a leadership perspectives discussion with a higher education institution’s chief executive. Our guest is Ryan Gower, Chancellor of Illinois Eastern Community Colleges . This season of Leading Improvements in Higher Education is sponsored by Watermark, the largest global provider of educational intelligence software solutions for higher education. Watermark offers integrated digital tools that support assessment and accreditation, faculty activity reporting, course...

Duration:00:57:05

s01e23: An Equity Conversation Previewing the Equity-Centered Assessment Landscape Survey

6/30/2021
In this episode, we have an equity conversation in which we preview the Equity-Centered Assessment Landscape Survey. Our guests are Ciji Heiser, Gavin Henning, and Anne Lundquist. Ciji is Director of Assessment and Effectiveness in the Division of Student Affairs at Western Michigan University. Gavin is Professor and Director of Higher Education Programs at New England College. Anne is Assistant Vice President, Campus Strategy at Anthology. Listeners are invited to participate in the...

Duration:01:11:00

s01e22: Leadership Perspectives with President Richard Dunsworth from the University of the Ozarks

5/3/2021
In this episode, we have a leadership perspectives discussion with a higher education institution’s chief executive. Our guest is Richard Dunsworth, President of the University of the Ozarks. This season of Leading Improvements in Higher Education is sponsored by Watermark, the largest global provider of educational intelligence software solutions for higher education. Watermark offers integrated digital tools that support assessment and accreditation, faculty activity reporting, course...

Duration:00:48:59

s01e21: Technology's Role in Supporting Assessment Activities with Watermark and Their Clients

5/2/2021
This episode discusses technology’s role in supporting assessment-related activities and features a representative from our podcast sponsor. We are pleased to welcome Austen Adair, Vice President, Sales Enablement at Watermark. Two colleagues representing Watermark client institutions join Austen for this episode: Michele Atkins and Royce Robertson. Michele is Assistant Provost for Accreditation and Research and Professor of Education at Union University. Royce is Director of Instructional...

Duration:01:13:16

s01e20: 2021 Themes and Trends in Enrollment Management

4/20/2021
This episode discusses 2021 themes and trends in Enrollment Management. Our guests are Boyd Bradshaw, Reggie Hill, and Joan Hope. Boyd is Associate Vice Chancellor and Chief Enrollment Management Officer at IUPUI. Reggie is Vice President of Marketing and Enrollment at University of the Ozarks. Joan is Editorial Director at Wiley, and, in this capacity, serves as Editor of Enrollment Management Report, a monthly periodical with a national readership. This season of Leading Improvements in...

Duration:00:52:54

s01e19: 2021 Themes and Trends in Student Affairs

3/20/2021
This episode profiles 2021 themes and trends in Student Affairs. Our guests are Rob Aaron, Claudine McCarthy, and Frank Shushok. Rob is Executive Director of Student Affairs Assessment and Planning at Northwestern University. Claudine is Editor of Student Affairs Today, a periodical from Wiley with a national readership. Frank is Vice President for Student Affairs at Virginia Tech. These guests discuss learning and development taking place in student affairs programs and services. This...

Duration:01:12:15

s01e18: The Future of Assessment with Contributors to a Special Issue of Research & Practice in Assessment

3/11/2021
In this episode, we have a conversation about the future of assessment with three thought leaders contributing to a special issue of Research & Practice in Assessment, an online journal. Our guests are David Eubanks, Keston Fulcher, and Megan Good. Dave is Assistant Vice President in the Office of Institutional Assessment and Research at Furman University. Keston is Executive Director of the Center for Assessment & Research Studies and a Professor of Graduate Psychology at James Madison...

Duration:00:58:57

s01e17: A Conversation with Three Editors from Research & Practice in Assessment, an Online Journal

2/12/2021
In this episode, we have a conversation with three editors from Research & Practice in Assessment, an online journal focusing on higher education assessment. Our guests are Robin Anderson, Katie Busby, and Nick Curtis. Robin was involved in the founding of Research & Practice in Assessment and produced its inaugural issue. Katie served as journal editor from 2014-2019, and Nick is the current editor. Listeners will enjoy learning about the purpose, evolution, and features of Research &...

Duration:00:37:02