Su Swarat

Asst. Vice President, Institutional Effectiveness | California State University, Fullerton

Su Swarat is currently the Associate Vice President for Institutional Effectiveness at California State University, Fullerton (CSUF), where she provides leadership and oversees operations for institutional and programmatic assessment, quality assurance, institutional research, and analytical and educational research. Prior to this position, Su served as the Director of Assessment and Educational Effectiveness at CSUF, working collaboratively with campus partners to establish an effective and sustainable campus-wide assessment process, and to facilitate a culture of assessment that supports teaching and learning. She also supports several Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL) initiatives, and assessment related accreditation requirements. Before CSUF, Su served in similar capacities leading student learning assessment, program evaluation, and SoTL research (particularly in the STEM fields) at the Southwest College of Naturopathic Medicine and Health Science and Northwestern University. Su received her Ph.D. in Learning Sciences from Northwestern University. She also holds a master’s degree from Purdue University, and a bachelor’s degree from Peking University, both in areas of Biology. A graduate of the WSCUC Assessment Leadership Academy, she actively pursues and regularly contributes to her research interest areas, which include assessment and evaluation, STEM education, student interest and motivation, and faculty development.

Evaluation Areas

Strategic Planning, Academic Planning, Assessment, Faculty Development