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 Coordinator for the School Sisters of St. Francis.
Listeners will enjoy learning about what are known as the "Alverno Abilities" and the incredible, pioneering difference Alverno College has made to our understanding of teaching, learning, and assessment.
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.
Episode recorded: September 2021. Host: Stephen Hundley. Producers: Chad Beckner, Caleb Keith, and Shirley Yorger. Original music: Caleb Keith. This award-winning podcast is a service of the Assessment Institute in Indianapolis; learn more at assessmentinstitute.iupui.edu.