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.
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