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New AALHE Webinar: Turning Benchmarking into Institutional Insights and Action

Friday, August 31, 2018   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Leslie Harris
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You are invited to attend a free AALHE webinar entitled Turning Benchmarking into Institutional Insights and Action scheduled for Thursday, September 20th from 2:00pm - 3:00pm CDT. The recording of this webinar will be available to AALHE members, and registration for the "live" event is open to everyone.

To register, please go to: https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_HUtqoz6GTL-PlavNlCXRhg

Webinar Learning Outcomes:

After participating in this webinar, participants will be able to:

  • Describe various types of benchmarking efforts at their institutions.
  • Locate the areas/individuals on campus who coordinate benchmarking efforts and identify opportunities to collaborate.
  • Explain additional uses of data collected for benchmarking purposes that are relevant to their work.

Presenters:

Lisa Davidson, Ph.D.
Lisa Davidson is the Assessment and Research Manager at Interfaith Youth Core, an organization in Chicago, Illinois that works with colleges and universities across the U.S. to elevate interfaith cooperation as an institutional priority. In her role, Lisa works to build assessment capacity among campus partners so that they can understand their students’ learning and development as well as their campus climates. She also works directly with campuses on large-scale survey efforts, emphasizing ways institutions can use their findings to make informed decisions. Lisa has nearly two decades of experience in student services, research, and assessment-related areas within colleges and universities. She has also enjoyed teaching higher education program evaluation and college student development courses. Lisa’s research examines the type of learning and development that result from undergraduates’ intercultural engagement, with a special focus on how to measure this inclusively. Lisa is most rewarded by working collaboratively with college and university programs to measure their areas’ effectiveness and by teaching others how to do this important work.

Stacey Randall, Ph.D.
Stacey Randall is the Dean for Institutional Effectiveness and Title V Project Director at Waubonsee Community College in Sugar Grove, Illinois. Stacey has nearly 20 years of experience in higher education and has served in a variety of roles during that time including as an adjunct faculty member, support staff and as an administrator. In her current role, Stacey uses her passion for the community college mission to facilitate institutional change focused on institutional effectiveness and continuous quality improvement. During her career, Stacey has been intimately involved with the accreditation process for the Higher Learning Commission through the AQIP Pathway, and is currently serving as an HLC Peer Reviewer.


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