Catherine M. Wehlburg, Ph.D. has been an advocate for learning and teaching for over 30 years. She has held several positions in academic leadership including department chair, associate dean, dean, associate provost, and board member. One of her main focus areas in higher education has been research into high quality assessment of learning. She has served as president of the American Association for Learning in Higher Education (AALHE) and currently serves as the editor-in-chief for New Directions for Teaching and Learning. She is the author of many articles, chapters, and two books focusing on learning and assessment. As an educational psychologist, faculty member, and administrator, Dr. Wehlburg is interested in how people learn, what they learn, and how we can improve learning. This interest has led her into areas of faculty development, pedagogy, curriculum development, and assessment. She received her Ph.D. in Educational Psychology from the University of Florida.