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M. Stuart Hunter
Associate Vice President and Executive Director for University 101 Programs and the National Resource Center for The First-Year Experience & Students in Transition
University of South Carolina
During her almost 40-year career in higher education, M. Stuart Hunter has taught first-year students, upper-level undergraduates, and graduate students. In addition to her teaching responsibilities, Hunter has been instrumental in faculty and staff development designed to help educators improve student learning and program development. Her scholarship centers on various student transition points, academic advising, and faculty development. Hunter's most recent publications include co-editing Helping Sophomores Succeed: Understanding and Improving the Second-Year Experience (2010) and The Senior Year: Culminating Experiences and Transitions (2012) and co-authoring The First-Year Seminar: Instructor Training and Development (2012). She was honored in May 2010 with an honorary doctor of Humane Letters by Queens University of Charlotte.
M. Stuart Hunter
Marilee J. Bresciani Professor of Postsecondary Educational Leadership
San Diego State University
Besides her professorial responsibilities, Marilee J. Bresciani also coordinates the certificate in institutional research, planning, and assessment, and the doctorate in community college/postsecondary education leadership at San Diego State University. Her past research has focused on the evaluation of student learning and development and the role leaders play in using evidence to improve student learning and development in higher education. Bresciani's most recent research explores the roles of intuition, authenticity, and self-inquiry in evidence-based decision making. She has been invited to present and publish her findings on assessment and is a leading author of five books on assessing student learning and outcomes-based assessment program review, in addition to two books on self-inquiry and authenticity exploration. Bresciani has developed and delivered several courses on assessment of student learning, as well as self-inquiry. She has led reforms in outcomes-based assessment program review, assessment of general education, quality enhancement, and assessment of cocurricular programming.