Friday, November 13, 2015 - 11:45am - 12:30pm
Room: Lawrence A
Laura Fingerson is the academic director of institutional research and interim director of strategic research and analytics at Capella University. These teams conduct traditional institutional research, enrollment management, predictive modeling, and research and analytics to support university-wide programs and pilots. She has been at Capella since 2012. Fingerson earned a PhD in Sociology from Indiana University and was an assistant professor of sociology at UW-Milwaukee for several years.
John joined Capella University in September 2003. During his tenure with Capella he has worked in Academic Advising, the New Learner Experience Team, and the Learner Pathways Team. He is currently the Manager of the Learner Pathways Team, which delivers the assessments and online orientation experience for all new Capella learners. His professional experiences include work in K-12 education, traditional college admissions, and online education. He holds a Master's in Counseling Education and a Bachelor’s in Biology, both from the University of Wisconsin - River Falls.
Kelly McVeigh Stanley is the director of Digital Innovation and eLearning for the Center for Academic Effectiveness and Digital Innovation (CAEDI) at Fort Lewis College in Durango, CO. In this role, she provides leadership and support to promote instructional innovation at all levels, from individual adoption of new instructional technologies, course design and assessment principles to the development of cutting-edge instructional approaches that reach beyond individual classrooms. Stanley's 15 years of experience in higher education include development and implementation of academic policies, course and curriculum redesign, distance education course design, learning space design, faculty development, academic technology management, and learning management system administration. Prior to joining Fort Lewis College, Stanley worked for the Center for Creative Instructional Technology at Delaware Technical Community College and was the director of Academic Technology at Immaculata University.