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Assessment Council Advisors

 
Tony Adam, Director of Institutional Assessment, Brenham Campus
Office: 219, Old Main Building, Phone: 979-830-4006
tony.adam@blinn.edu

Photo of Mr. Tony AdamOriginally from Chicago, with stops along the way in Mississippi, Louisiana, and Wisconsin, Tony Adam holds a master of arts degree in English from the University of Southern Mississippi and a master of library science degree from Louisiana State University. For most of his academic career, Mr. Adam worked in public service areas at Prairie View A&M University’s Coleman Library, ultimately serving as Head of Public Services for that division. After working with the then Director of Institutional Research at PVAMU on a number of grant projects, Mr. Adam migrated to the Office of Institutional Research as Assistant Director and finally served for two years as Interim Director of that same office upon the retirement of the Director. Besides preparing grant proposals and collaborating on funded projects such as Achieving the Dream, Mr. Adam devoted a significant amount of time to higher education assessment issues and served as the co-chair of the campus’ SACS-COC institutional effectiveness self-study in 2000. Mr. Adam’s focus is on the development of a seamless, integrated, and meaningful assessment system for student learning outcomes, providing feedback and guidance to faculty and staff as they gather data, analyze the results, and develop action plans to improve the quality of academic life on our campuses.