Dr. Kristina ‘KP’ Powers joined WSCUC in 2016 as a Research Fellow on Student Achievement and currently serves as a Consulting Advisor at WSCUC. In addition, she is President of the Institute for Effectiveness in Higher Education, a national IPEDS trainer, and the Director of Institutional Effectiveness at Menlo College. Dr. Powers has served as the head of institutional research and effectiveness as well as ALO at multiple four-year institutions.
She has been appointed to the National Postsecondary Education Cooperative (NPEC), the NC-SARA Data Advisory Committee, the Journal of Postsecondary Student Success editorial board, and the SUNY Brockport Dean’s Advisory Council.
Her books, Organization and Administration in Higher Education (third edition – 2022), Data Strategy in Colleges and Universities (2019), and Cultivating a Data Culture in Higher Education (2018) are published by Routledge. KP earned a PhD in Educational Leadership and Policy Studies with a concentration in Higher Education Policy and a Master’s in Higher Education Administration from Florida State University, and a Bachelor of Science from the State University of New York, College at Brockport.