Fellows and Scholars

Teresa Flateby

AAC&U Senior Scholar

Dr. Teresa (Terri) Flateby is formerly the Associate Vice President of Institutional Effectiveness at Georgia Southern University, where she was responsible for developing and facilitating centralized assessment and institutional effectiveness processes that were subsequently embedded in all units of the University. Previously, Terri served as the Director of Academic Assessment at the University of South Florida. She feels strongly about building capacity in institutions to understand and practice assessment and institutional effectiveness processes that include planning, implementing, analyzing, and documenting processes to address units’ and the institution’s strategic plans and the goals associated with this plan. She also advocates for ensuring that graduates are well-prepared to be successful in their chosen careers and in an evolving world. Terri’s thirty-year academic background includes community college and university teaching and university administration experiences. While at Georgia Southern University, she also directed an institution-wide program to effectively build and further enhance students’ writing and critical thinking in their majors, which emphasized application of these skills to career focused responsibilities. Terri is also a Board Member of the Association for the Assessment of Learning in Higher Education (AALHE) and is the Chair of the Knowledge Development Taskforce. Terri holds a PhD in Curriculum and Instruction with an emphasis in Measurement, Research, and Evaluation from the University of South Florida.