Director of Institutional Improvement for
Caleb J. Keith, Ph.D., is Director of Institutional Improvement at IUPUI, an urban-serving institution with 30,000 students. He works in the Office of Planning and Institutional Improvement, directing the Program Review process, supporting IUPUI's Program Review and Assessment Committee, providing internal consulting services to support change management processes, analyzing trends and producing periodic reports, collaborating with the Senior Advisor to the Chancellor and other campus leaders on strategic projects, representing the Office to various campus and external constituencies, and making intellectual contributions through professional venues.
Caleb is associate editor of Assessment Update, an award-winning, bimonthly publication from Wiley with a national readership, and he serves as a producer of Leading Improvements in Higher Education, an award-winning podcast profiling people, initiatives, institutions, and organizations improving conditions in higher education. Caleb also serves the higher education community as a reviewer for the Journal of Student Affairs Inquiry and as a member of the Higher Learning Commission Peer Corps.
He has addressed a variety of audiences on three continents and throughout the United States. He writes, consults, and presents on topics related to student affairs and co-curricular learning, assessment and evaluation, educational research, strategic planning, and higher education administration.
Prior to IUPUI, Caleb served in positions at Millikin University, the Qatar Foundation (now Hamad bin Khalifa University), Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (Virginia Tech), the University of Georgia, and University of the Ozarks. He earned a Bachelor of Music in commercial music and music business and a Bachelor of Arts in communication from Millikin University in Decatur, IL. He received a Master of Education in college student affairs administration from the University of Georgia and his doctoral degree from the Institute of Higher Education at the University of Georgia in Athens, GA.