Lou Albert is a Professor of Practice in the Division of Educational Leadership and Innovation at Arizona State University’s Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College and has served on the Gardner Institute Board since its inception in 2007.
Michelle Alvarez, MSW, EdD reached the rank of full professor of Social Work at Minnesota State University, Mankato after her time as assistant professor at the University of Southern Indiana and is a published author.
Dr. Cathy Buyarski is the Executive Associate Dean of University College at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis overseeing programs and services that promote student success by helping students develop meaningful pathways to graduation.
Dr. David L. Graham is currently a senior-level administrator at The Ohio State University, serving as the Assistant Vice-Provost for Student Academic Success and a 2013-2014 American Council on Education (ACE) Fellow.
Dr. Klumpp has held a variety of positions at Alma College, including College Registrar, Associate Provost, Vice President for Enrollment, Director of the Center for Student Opportunity, Associate Vice President of Academic Affairs and now Assistant Professor of Business Administration.
Nancy Quam-Wickham is Professor of History (and Chair Emerita, 2005-2015) at California State University-Long Beach, and has worked as a Senior Assessment Specialist at Washington State University and is a Gardner Institute Discipline Advisor.
Matthew Redinger’s areas of academic specialization are Modern Latin American History and US-Latin American Relations. He served as a full Professor of History from 1993-2012, when he assumed responsibilities as Vice Provost for Academic Affairs at Montana State University Billings. He is a Gardner Institute Discipline Advisor
Charles Schroeder has served as the Chief Student Affairs Officer at Mercer University, Saint Louis University, Georgia Institute of Technology and the University of Missouri-Columbia (MU) for over three decades. He currently serves as a part-time Senior Associate Consultant for Ruffalo-Noellevitz specializing in retention and student success strategies and interventions. Read Full Bio