2018 Utah Campus Compact Community Engagement Institute
Utah Campus Compact is pleased to host our 2018 Biennial Community Engagement Institute with both an institutional and faculty track. Distinguished subject matter experts from the Indiana University Purdue University – Indianapolis Dr. Kristin Norris and Anne Weiss will be leading the institute.
Dr. Kristin Norris is the Director of Assessment for the Office of Community Engagement at IUPUI. Kristin works with stakeholders (internal and external) to track community-engaged activities in order to conduct assessment, evaluation, and research that demonstrates how IUPUI’s community engaged activities, programs, pedagogies, and/or practices support the institutional mission, demonstrate progress, and inform decision making. Kristin is passionate about student civic outcomes and the public purpose of higher education in addressing community issues.
Kristin earned her B.S. from Purdue University and M.S. from Indiana University in Hospitality & Tourism Management and her Ph.D. in Higher Education Administration from the IU School of Education at Indiana University. She is the chair of Indiana Campus Compact’s Advisory Council and serves on their Board of Directors. She is and editorial fellow for the Metropolitan Universities journal and is an active member of the International Association for Research on Service Learning and Community Engagement (IARSLCE).
Anne Weiss began working with Campus Compact of Indiana in 2015. Anne has over seven years of experience in leading collaborative assessment, evaluation, and inquiry projects focused on resolving complex problems within higher education institutions- especially as it relates to civic or community engagement. In the role of Director of Assessment with Indiana Campus Compact, Anne is expanding the capacity of our organization and our partner institutions across the areas of assessment, evaluation, tracking or monitoring, and strategic planning. In this capacity Anne develops data collection instruments, conducts literature reviews, performs data collection, analysis and interpretation, plus advises our organization and partner campuses on how to use findings from these activities for program and organizational improvement. Additionally, Anne hosts multiple professional learning and development initiatives across the USA and is being recognized as an emerging leader or authority on the topics of assessing transdisciplinary learning outcomes and evaluating institutions’ effectiveness in achieving the public mission(s) of higher education. Anne is the author of this forthcoming book from Stylus Publishing: Assessing the (Often) Hidden Outcomes of Community Engagement. Anne is a Ph.D. candidate with Indiana University in Higher Education Administration and also holds a Visiting Scholar position with Tufts University’s Institute for Democracy and Higher Education.