Director of Institutional Research and Assessment Cathy Turrentine conducts the office’s major studies, such as retention analyses and the campus climate study, and provides campus-wide leadership for assessment. She also manages the College’s survey research policy, so she is the one to contact to schedule a survey of student populations.
Cathy received her PhD in Education from Mississippi State University in 1993. She has worked in institutional research and assessment since 1998, first at Virginia Tech, then at Bridgewater State University, and (since 2011) at Keene State College. She is the author of two dozen refereed professional publications on a variety of topics. Her professional focus is bringing information to bear on the college’s question of the moment, and she has an abiding interest in using transformative research methods to support campus diversity.