Brian serves as Assessment Analyst in the office. He prepares analysis reports for publication and distribution, manages the Qualtrics Survey software for the university and provides user training. His professional interests include qualitative methodology, program evaluation, integration of student learning outcomes and strategically developing departmental and programs effectiveness goals. He earned his Bachelor's degree in Sociology and Master's degree in Guidance and Counseling at Eastern Michigan University, and his doctorate from St. Thomas University in Educational Leadership.
Professionally he has served previously in a student affairs positions in higher education and in an administrative position with the American College Personnel Association. Involved in several professional associations, Brian has served on Directorate Board for the Commission on Assessment and Evaluation in ACPA, as the Chair of the Standards Committee for the Association of College and University Housing Officers-International, and has chaired campus assessment committees previously.
Brian enjoys working with the Minnesota Historical Society as a Museum Assistant, the Dorothy Day Center in St. Paul as a volunteer, and volunteering on course during professional golf tournaments around the country. American history from the Gilden Age to WW II is a current interest in reading. You can connect with him in LinkedIn and read his blog at WordPress. Brian lives with his spouse in the Highland Park neighborhood of St. Paul. Travel, reading, movies, hiking, sports, time with children and grandchildren fill out time away from work.