Office of the Provost

Contacts for Academic Assessment


Interim Director for Assessment

Jennifer Friend

Administrative Center, Room 343
816-235-1196
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Dr. Friend coordinates all assessment initiatives for the university and serves as the Chair of the University Assessment Committee. She is the Assistant Dean for the School of Graduate Studies and has a faculty appointment in the Educational Administration program in the School of Education. Recent publications include the book Principal 2.0: Technology and Educational Leadership, in addition to articles in Educational Studies, Education Leadership Review, and the Journal of Research in Leadership Education. Dr. Friend's research agenda focuses on issues of equity in urban education, educational leadership policy and preparation, and video production/documentary film in education.

Graduate Research Assistant

Dan Stroud

Administrative Center, Room 300G
816-235-1128
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FaCET Faculty Assessment Mentor

Barbara Glesner-Fines

Associate Dean for Faculty Development and Rubey M. Hulen Professor of Law
Miller Nichols Library, Suite 225
816-235-2380
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Dr. Glesner-Fines is available for consultations on Fridays 3-5pm in the FaCET office but can meet at other times if needed. Contact her via email or phone to set up an appointment

FaCET Director

Peggy Ward-Smith

Miller Nichols Library, Suite 225,
816-235-5362
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