John N. Gardner Institute for Excellence in Undergraduate Education

Advisory Support Team

Institutions participating in the Foundations of Excellence® (FoE) self study receive support from an advisory support team consisting of core staff members  in addition to knowledgeable experts drawn from former FoE participants.

Advisory support team members supporting two-year institutions:

  • Amy Baldwin, Professional Development Coordinator and Instructor
    Pulaski Technical College
  • Betsy O. Barefoot, Vice President, John N. Gardner Institute
  • Trudy Bers, Executive Director of Research, Curriculum and Planning
    Oakton Community College
  • Chad M. Brown, Dean of Health, Public Service and Service Related Programs
    Zane State College
  • Deborah Clear, Vice President of Instruction and Student Services
    Virginia Highlands Community College
  • Ann Fellinger, Chair of College Studies
    Pulaski Technical College
  • John N. Gardner, President, John N. Gardner Institute
    Betsy Q. Griffin, Associate Vice President, John N. Gardner Institute
  • Greg Lampe, Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs, University of Wisconsin Colleges
  • Mark Lange, Professor of Psychology, Holyoke Community College
  • Roberta S. Matthews, Senior Fellow, John N. Gardner Institute
  • Robin Menschenfreund, Vice President for Educational Services and Quality Improvement
    Zane State College
  • Steady Moono, Assistant Dean of Student Development
    Montgomery County Community College
  • Evon W. Walters, Executive Dean / Campus CEO
    Suffolk County Community College
  • Donna Younger, Director of the Learning Center
    Oakton Community College

Advisory support team members supporting four-year institutions:

  • Catherine Andersen, Interim Dean of Enrollment Management and General Studies
    Gallaudet University
  • Susan M. Awbrey, Vice Provost for Undergraduate Education and Professor of Education
    Oakland University
  • Betsy O. Barefoot, Vice President, John N. Gardner Institute
  • Margaret Parks Cowan, Chair of the Core Curriculum and Associate Professor of Religion
    Maryville College
  • Rachelle Darabi, Associate Provost for Student Development and Public Affairs
    Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne (IPFW)
  • Beverly Dolinsky, Professor of Psychology, Endicott College
  • Scott Evenbeck, Professor of Psychology and Dean of the University College
    Indiana University, Purdue University Indianapolis
  • Robert Fitzpatrick, Dean of the Academic Experience
    Plymouth State University
  • Vivia L. Fowler, Vice President for Academic Affairs and Dean of the College
    Wesleyan College
  • Mary Lou Frank, Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs and Professor of Psychology
    Gainesville State College
  • John N. Gardner, President, John N. Gardner Institute
  • Gerald Greenfield, Interim Provost and Vice Chancellor
    University of Wisconsin, Parkside
  • Betsy Q. Griffin, Associate Vice President, John N. Gardner Institute
  • Robert Guell, Professor of Economics
    Indiana State University
  • Lillie Howard, Senior Vice President for Curriculum and Instruction, and Professor of English, Wright State University
  • Karla T. Mugler, Dean of the University College and Associate Provost for Student Academic Success, The University of Akron
  • Roberta S. Matthews, Senior Fellow, John N. Gardner Institute
  • J. Worth Pickering, Director of University Assessment
    Old Dominion University (ODU)
  • Sally A. Roden, Associate Provost and Dean of Undergraduate Studies
    University of Central Arkansas
  • Phyllis Curtis Tweed, Associate Professor and Interim Associate Provost
    Medgar Evers College, CUNY
  • Amanda Yale, Associate Provost for Enrollment Services
    Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania