For the past fifteen years Kurt has worked in higher education at both the state and institutional levels of policy and data management. Kurt has presented at regional and national conferences on various topics such as distance education, transfer students, and federal data reporting. In his current role, he works with the faculty and academic administration in the management, delivery, and reporting-out of the competency-based model of this institution. Kurt has been involved with several state-based and foundation-sponsored grants and projects analyzing student outcomes in competency-based education. Additionally, he has held adjunct faculty positions at several private and public universities.