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EDUCATION

Doctor of Philosophy: Higher Education.
The Pennsylvania State University, 1989.

Masters of Public Administration.
The Pennsylvania State University, 1987.

Masters of Arts: Student Personnel Work in Higher Education.
The Ohio State University June, 1985.

Bachelor of Arts: Elementary Education, Special Education (EMH/LD)
Wittenberg University, 1979.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Program Coordinator: Higher, Adult and Lifelong Education Program.
Department of Educational Administration, Michigan State University 2000-present.

Associate Professor of Higher Education
Department of Educational Administration, Michigan State University 1997-present.

Research Associate: Center for the Study of Advanced Learning Systems, Michigan State University 1997-present.

Assistant/Associate Professor of Higher Education: Department of Educational Policy and Leadership
University of Kansas, Lawrence, 1989 - 1997. Tenure awarded April, 1994.

Assistant Professor of Education: Higher Education Program
The Pennsylvania State University 1988-1989.

RESEARCH

Principal Investigator. The Meaning of Careers: An In-depth Examination of Career Trajectories and Professional Development Issues of Community College Administrators. Research project funded by Michigan State University College of Education, 2002.

Principal Investigator. National Study of Community College Administrators. The Office of the Vice Provost for University Outreach. Michigan State University. 1999-2002.

Evaluator. Research Team. Development of Multiphase Computational Fluid Dynamics Curriculum. Michigan State University College of Engineering, C. Petty, P.I. Funded by The National Science Foundation. 1999-2001.

Member. Research Team. Developing a Knowledge Base for Undergraduate Reform in Science, Math, Engineering, and Technology. Center for the Study of Advanced Learning Systems, SRI International, and The National Science Foundation. 1999-2000.

Member. Evaluation Team. Navajo Nation Rural Systemic Initiative Evaluation. American Indian Education Collaborative. Funded by The National Science Foundation. 1999.

Member. Project Analysis Team. Dexter-Elmhurst Project: Evaluating Michigan State University in Urban Outreach. Michigan State University Office of Community Outreach. 1997-1999.

Co-Principal Investigator with J. Dirkx. Developing a Model of Integrated, Thematic Instruction for Developmental Education at Grand Rapids Community College. Research project funded by Michigan State University College of Education, 1998.

Leader. Project Assessment Team. Freshmen Summer Institute. The Provost's Office. University of Kansas, 1996-1997.

Member. Project Assessment Team. Kansas Eisenhower Professional Development Grant. University of Kansas, 1996.

Principal Investigator. Department Chairs. Sabbatical research study. University of Kansas. Fall, 1995.

Principal Investigator with S. Zenger. Leadership in a Postmodern Era. Part of three state research project. University of Kansas, 1993-1994.

Co-Principal Investigator with M.L. Hamilton. Definitions of the Advising Relationship in a Professional School. General Research Fund Grant, University of Kansas, 1993-1994.

Principal Investigator Differences Aside: A Case for Effective Leadership. New Faculty Research Grant, University of Kansas, 1990-1991.

Principal Investigator: Project Assessment Team. "Where Are You Going?" brochure assessment. Kansas Board of Regents, August, 1989 - May, 1990.

Member: Project Team. Development and Testing of a Cluster Analytic Model for Identifying Coursework Patterns Associated with General Learned Abilities of College Students. Contract No. OERI-R-86-0016. Center for the Study of Higher Education, The Pennsylvania State University, June, 1989 - October, 1989.

Member: Project Team. The Practice of General Education 1988. Center for the Study of Higher Education, The Pennsylvania State University and Exxon Foundation, July, 1988 - August, 1989.

Recipient: College of Education Alumni Association Research Award for dissertation research on academic leadership. The Pennsylvania State University, January - May, 1988.

Graduate Research Assistant: The Center for the Study of Higher Education. The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA, August, 1985- July, 1988.

Member: Project team researching transition of handicapped students, U.S. Department of Education Grant No. G008630138, Center for the Study of Higher Education, The Pennsylvania State University, May - August, 1987.

Member: Project team researching entering student affairs professionals: "In Search of Excellence: The Entering Professional," The Ohio State University, June, 1984-August, 1985.
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