Melinda Richardson

Managing Director of the Center for the Study of Higher and Postsecondary Education

Melinda  Richardson, School of Education

Administrative Responsibilities

Melinda Richardson coordinates matters related to the general administration of CSHPE. She is responsible for multiple facets of faculty, student and staff hiring, works with students on funding issues, oversees staff and budgets, plans and coordinates events including recruitment, orientation and alumni-focused activities.  She works with the director to develop the program’s course schedule, staffs faculty meetings, and manages the CSHPE visiting scholar program.  Richardson is involved with alumni relations and stewardship.  She also plans and co-leads domestic and international experiential learning trips for students.  General questions or concerns about the Center for the Study of Higher and Postsecondary Education can be directed to her.

Richardson supports the following program(s):
Academic Affairs and Student Development
Diversity and Social Justice in Higher Education
Higher Education
Higher Education and Master of Public Policy (Dual Degree)
Higher Education and MBA (Dual Degree)
Higher Education Institutional Research
Higher Education Management and Organizations
Higher Education Public Policy
Higher Education Student Access and Success
Individually Designed Concentration
Public Policy in Postsecondary Education
Research, Evaluation, and Assessment
Organizational Behavior & Management





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