portrait of Lisa Helmin Foss

Lisa Helmin Foss

Vice President for Planning and Engagement St. Cloud State University

Lisa holds a Ph.D. in Educational Policy and Administration – Higher Education from the University of Minnesota, and a Master of Business Administration and Bachelor’s in Mass Communications from St. Cloud State University. Her dissertation topic was Implementing Data Analytics as an Organizational Innovation in Colleges and Universities. She completed the Harvard Graduate School of Education’s Management and Leadership in Higher Education institute, and she was an American Council on Education Fellow for 2015-16. She presents frequently at the locally, nationally and internationally on change management and data analytics in higher education.