Paula S. Krist, PhD has been active in institutional research and assessment since 1994. She has presented numerous sessions and workshops on assessment topics in academic and student affairs and was a faculty member for both of the Association for Institutional Research’s Assessment Institutes. She has presented workshops on assessment topics at regional and national conferences, including the 2013 Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC) Academic Resource Conference, the 2013 AIR Forum and the 2013 California Association for Institutional Research (CAIR) conference.
Prior to coming to the University of San Diego, Paula was the director of operational excellence and assessment support at the University of Central Florida and the director of institutional research and assessment at the Florida Institute of Technology. In these roles, Paula provided leadership in all university-level institutional effectiveness efforts and worked closely with the Faculty Center for Teaching and Learning (FCTL) at UCF. Her PhD from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is in educational psychology.