Our primary purpose is to help colleges and universities improve the quality and quantity of student learning. We serve that purpose through the projects we do for clients, the work we do in collaboration with national and international organizations, and our own scholarship and writing. Every project we undertake – from academic and strategic planning to strengthening student services – is intended to support higher learning in higher education.

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NASPA17 Day 3- Monday 3/13/2017

#NASPA17 – Monday, 3/13/2017 K&A participated or lead three educational sessions during the first full day of the NASPA17 conference. The three sessions were; How Student Affairs Strengthens Institutional Strategic Read More

NASPA17 Days 1+2

#NASPA17 Day One (March 11/12, 2017) Snowstorm, Workshop, Many Miles, Luncheon, Anderson Cooper. 48+ hours of amazing learning, team building, and sharing with the #NASPA17 community. So happy to be Read More

Models for the Integration of Health and Counseling Services

225 D – Convention Center 9:00am–12:00pm Integration of health and counseling services requires the blending and synergy of both administrative and cultural aspects of centers; disciplines, traditions and norms, service Read More

How Student Affairs Strengthens Institutional Strategic Plans

Successful strategic plans recognize the essential partnership of Student and Academic Affairs in a whole campus approach to supporting student engagement, learning, and success. Strategic planning is a powerful opportunity Read More

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Carnegie Mellon University

Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) is pleased to announce the national search for the newly created position of Associate Vice President for Community Health and Well-Being (AVP). Keeling & Associates is supporting CMU in its search for an experienced professional who can provide vision and strong leadership in the University’s expanding efforts to prioritize health and well-being

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Rochester Institute of Technology

Rochester Institute of Technology, the 10th largest private university in the U.S., is among the world’s leading technological universities. Its 18,000 undergraduate and graduate students from all 50 states and more than 100 countries are enrolled in over 200 academic programs

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Rochester Institute of Technology

The Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT) seeks applications and nominations for the position of Medical Director for the Student Health Center. The Medical Director provides strategic direction, clinical leadership, and oversight for services in RIT’s AAAHC-accredited Student Health Center; offering comprehensive primary health care services and education

Review Opportunity

Muhlenberg College

Muhlenberg College is pleased to invite applications and nominations for the position of Director of Counseling Services. This position provides an outstanding opportunity for a team-oriented mental health leader to provide strategic direction and administrative leadership for counseling programs and services at a highly selective liberal arts college

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Richard Keeling

Eric Engstrom

Kyle Hutchison

Jan Walbert

Gage Paine

Jeff Ewing

Gordon Winsor

Jennifer Dickson

Eric Narburgh

Angela Harris

Andrew Morse

John Stafford

Lisa DeStephanis

Daniel Miller

Hazel Scott

Anna DiStefano

Margaret Spear

Janet Smith Dickerson

Bruce Douglas

Joe Centrella

Brendon Stevens

Alex Emmanuele

Cooper D. Airedale


Cal Poly Pomona names new AVP for Student Affairs

K&A is pleased to announce another successful placement at Cal Poly Pomona, Dr. Thomas Cruz-Soto Jr., associate dean of student life at Colgate University, will make the cross-country move to Read More

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Dr. Paine contributes to Institutional Research Publication

Dr. Gage Paine, Senior Consultant at Keeling & Associates, was recently published in New Directions for Institutional Research. The title of her monograph is “Legal Considerations for Assessment and Insitutional Read More

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University of Redlands appoints Dean of Student Affairs

“Following a national search, the University of Redlands has announced the appointment of Dr. Donna M. Eddleman as University dean of student affairs, effective August 7.   “Donna joins us as Read More

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NDIR Article on Enhancing Decision Support for Military-Connected Students

Dr. Morse of Keeling & Associates, and Dani Molina, Director of the Student Veteran Success Center at CSU – Los Angeles co-authored a chapter in NDIR. This chapter discusses how understanding differences between National Guard members

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Where in the World is Keeling & Associates

In 2017, K&A was pleased to announce that during a very busy 2016, not a single employee was involved in an air rage incident or embarrassing viral travel video. However, our team members experienced adventures, adversity, mechanical problems, over-fueling, weather delays, and lots of other challenges in the course of our travels to assist clients.

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#KAedchat – Interview Strategies for the Humble

As we look past the current weather into the warm embrace of spring, we also find ourselves amidst another packed “Search season.” This means interviews, campus visits, and endless opportunities — or requirements — to talk about yourselves and your work. We often find that most candidates view accomplishments as a team effort

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Strategic Thinking in 2017 and Beyond

What’s your reaction when someone tells you it’s time to work on a strategic plan? For some, the mere mention of strategic planning will elicit a groan or a roll of the eyes and spur images of out of touch ‘objectives’ that don’t relate to the institutional needs at all. The truth is that the old-school way of strategic planning

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Remaining Active Professionally During Retirement

Long before retiring (rearranging my priorities is probably more accurate) from a forty-two year career in higher education – most of which was spent in student affairs and serving as a vice president during more than half of that time

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