March 20, 2019

5 Questions with University of Missouri-Kansas City: Measuring the Impact of Supplemental Instruction on Persistence

By Barbara A. Bichelmeyer

Barbara A. Bichelmeyer, Ph.D., Provost and Executive Vice Chancellor, Professor of Management, University of Missouri-Kansas City

Prior to joining UMKC in August 2015, Dr. Bichelmeyer held numerous leadership roles at Indiana University and IU-Bloomington, including Professor in the Department of Instructional Systems, Executive Associate Vice President for University Academic Affairs, and Senior Director of the Office of Online Education. She also spent a year as interim chancellor of Indiana University Southeast, in the Louisville metropolitan area as well as interim chancellor at UMKC. Barbara’s research and grant-activities are focused on the study of how educational systems integrate new technologies and how the introduction of new technologies change educational systems in order to better support student-centered learning and improved human performance. She has served as a consultant for the design, development and evaluation of instructional programs and performance improvement initiatives with numerous organizations. Barbara holds four degrees from the University of Kansas: B.S. in Journalism; B.A. in English; M.S. in Educational Policy and Administration; and a Ph.D in Educational Communications and Technology.