Board of Directors
John Gardner currently serves as the Executive Chair and Co-Founder of the John N. Gardner Institute for Excellence in Undergraduate Education. He founded the Institute in 1999 with his partner Betsy Barefoot.
Betsy Barefoot co-founded the Institute with John Gardner in 1999. She is directly involved in the development of instruments and strategies to evaluate and improve the first college year and collegiate transfer.
Retired President, Pima County Community College – West Campus & Professor of Practice in the Division of Educational Leadership at Arizona State University
Former President, CUNY Stella and Charles Guttman Community College, Professor, CUNY, Baruch College
Associate Director, NSSE Institute, Indiana University Center for Postsecondary Research
Professor, Emerita and Co-Director of the Center for Research and Policy in Education, University of Texas, San Antonio