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The Schools of Nursing and Pharmacy operate on both the Oxford and Jackson campuses. The Schools of Dentistry, Health Related Professionals and Medicine, and the Health Sciences Graduate School, are based in Jackson only. (Additional healthcare programs are available through the School of Applied Sciences on the Oxford campus.) Other than these exceptions, the schools above are on the Oxford campus.

Administrator Profile

KATIE BUSBY

INSTITUTIONAL RESEARCH, EFFECT/PLANNING
DIRECTOR OF INSTITUTIONAL RESEARCH, EFFECTIVENESS,& PLANNING AND INSTRUCTIONAL ASSISTANT PROFESSOR OF HIGHER EDUCATION
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FALKNER HALL
UNIVERSITY, MS 38677
(662) 915-5026
Joined UM: 08/08/2016

Areas of Expertise

  • ACADEMIC ASSESSMENT
  • EDUCATION OUTCOMES
  • HIGHER EDUCATION - STUDENT SERVICES
  • HIGHER EDUCATION POLICY
  • INSTITUTIONAL EFFECTIVENESS
  • INSTITUTIONAL RESEARCH
  • STRATEGIC PLANNING

Brief Bio

Katie Busby is the Director of Institutional Research, Effectiveness, and Planning. Prior to joining Ole Miss, she was Assistant Provost for Assessment and Institutional Research at Tulane University. Dr. Busby also directed student affairs assessment activities at The University of Alabama and Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI). She spent five years as a member of the mathematics faculty at Baylor University and four years as a student affairs practitioner at James Madison University. Her research interests include measures of student development and leadership, instrument development, and validity issues. She holds a B.S. and M.S. in mathematics from The University of Mississippi and earned her Ph.D. in Assessment and Measurement at James Madison University. Dr. Busby is an active member of several professional associations including AIR and AERA and regularly presents at regional and national conferences. She has served as a member of program review and accreditation review teams. Dr. Busby is also Assistant Editor of Assessment Update and Editor of Research & Practice in Assessment.

Degrees

BS
MATHEMATICS
THE UNIVERSITY OF MISSISSIPPI/ UNIVERSITY, MISSISSIPPI (1991)
MS
MATHEMATICS
THE UNIVERSITY OF MISSISSIPPI/ UNIVERSITY, MISSISSIPPI (1993)
PHD
ASSESSMENT AND MEASUREMENT
JAMES MADISON UNIVERSITY/ HARRISONBURG, VIRGINIA (2005)

Committee Memberships

University Standing Committee
First Year Experience Advisory Committee
Ad Hoc Committee
General Education Committee
Ad Hoc Committee
Non-Resident Admission Provost/VC
Task Force
Retention Advisory Board
Other Kind of Committee
University Standing Committee
University Standing Committee
University Assessment Committee-IR
Other Kind of Committee