Dr. Gore is responsible for negotiating and coordinated efforts to leverage institutional data to inform strategic planning, institutional operations, student success, and growth. In his faculty role, he serves as the Director of graduate programs in School and Clinical Mental Health Counseling. Dr. Gore’s professional interests focus on high school and college student transition and academic and career success. He is currently writing a student success textbook, Connections: Empowerment for College and Career Success. He is interested in how institutions use data to align resources and services to meet the particular needs (or capitalize on the strengths) of their students.
Dr. Gore has consulted with over 3 dozen high school districts and colleges and universities in the U.S. and abroad. Dr. Gore earned his Ph.D. in 1996 from Loyola University in Chicago IL in the field of Counseling Psychology. He is a Fellow of the American Psychological Association, serves as the editor of the Journal of the First-Year Experience and Students in Transition and has published over 50 articles and book chapters. Dr. Gore was named as a 2013-2014 American Council on Education Fellow and spent this academic year working with the President and Executive Leadership team at Montana State University on issues related to educational financing, student success, shared governance, and the research enterprise.