Gloria Rogers, Ph.D.
Gloria Rogers, Ph.D.,is currently serving as a Senior Scholar for the Higher Learning Commission (HLC) of the North Central Association. In this role she is a mentor for institutions participating in the HLC‐facilitated Academies and is the external evaluator on the HLC Lumina grant to explore the use of the Degree Qualifications Profile. In addition, she is presently teaching in the graduate program in Educational Leadership at Indiana State University. She has also served as Managing Director for Professional Services at ABET, Senior Educational Manager for Optimal Global Solutions, and Vice President of Institutional Research, Planning and Assessment at Rose‐Hulman Institute of Technology. During this time, she has been providing workshops, webinars, seminars and institutes for the development of continuous quality improvement of educational programs and institutional effectiveness related to strategic planning for the past two decades. She has been an external evaluator for major science, math, engineering, and technology initiatives and has served as Chair of two national advisory committees and been a member of numerous review panels for the National Science Foundation. She has served as a reviewer for the Fulbright Senior Scholars program and has been a special editor for two issues of the International Journal of Engineering Education.
Gloria has organized fourteen symposia on program assessment and accreditation that have been attended by faculty from 500 institutions around the world. In addition, she has authored 35 assessment‐related articles, given over 100 invited presentations at national and international conferences and facilitated workshops/seminars at over 80 campuses. In addition to her local and national involvement in assessment and educational reform, she has given invited presentations, consultations and workshops in 29 countries including a Fulbright Senior Scholar assignment in Lima, Peru. In 2008 she was named a Fellow of the American Society of Engineering Education for her contributions to the engineering education profession.
Elaine Cooney is the Chair of the Department of Engineering Technology and Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering Technology at the Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI).
Cooney is the past Director of Assessment for the Purdue School of Engineering and Technology at IUPUI. Her areas of scholarship include engineering technology education assessment, analog circuits and signals, and radio-frequency identification (RFID). Currently, she is researching best practices in teaching and assessing critical thinking and problem solving in engineering and engineering technology. Cooney is the author of RFID+ The Complete Review of Radio Frequency Identification. She is an ABET Senior IDEAL Scholar.