Dr. Carey


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Karen Carey, Ph.D., University of Kentucky, 1990. Visiting Professor

Dr. Carey (vita in PDF) has been an adjunct faculty member in the department since 1995 and has taught classes in field studies, institutional research and planning, organization and administration of higher education, and assessment and institutional effectiveness. She has recently retired from an administrative career in institutional research. Dr. Carey holds master’s degrees in education from Clark University and in Public Administration from the University of Kentucky, and a B.A. in English from Miami University.

Dr. Carey has served on the editorial board of Research in Higher Education and was book review editor for College and University. She has directed several FIPSE grants and consulted extensively with private colleges in Appalachia. Her academic interests include administrative processes and organizational culture, private higher education, and trends in American higher education.