Welcome- Cory Clasemann

Dr. Cory Clasemann named as new Assistant Vice President at the Gardner Institute

Dr. Cory Clasemann has over 23 years of higher education experience, having held positions at both 2-year and 4-year institutions.

Brevard, NC, September 5, 2023

The John N. Gardner Institute for Excellence in Undergraduate Education (Gardner Institute) is pleased to announce that Dr. Cory Clasemann has joined us in the role of Assistant Vice President for Institutional Transformation Assessment. He will be assisting with surveys and our work on Transformation

Dr. Cory Clasemann has over 23 years of higher education experience, having held positions at both 2-year and 4-year institutions. He most recently served as the Vice President for Student Success at Ivy Tech Community College, where he oversaw innovative retention initiatives, academic advising, student life, and holistic wraparound supports for the 19-campus statewide college. Prior to joining Ivy Tech in 2012 as the Assistant Vice President for Institutional Research, he served as the Director of Institutional Effectiveness at the University of Indianapolis, and prior to that worked at Creighton University. As an independent consultant, he has worked with K-12 school corporations and non-profit organizations to develop strategic plans and secure external funding to further large-scale initiatives that further the missions of the organizations. He was a member of the 2021-22 Aspen Institute’s Rising Presidents Fellowship Program, and in 2020 was invited to speak before the U.S. House of Representatives’ What Works Caucus on the importance of funding evidence-based programs. He has a bachelor’s degree in Journalism & Mass Communication from Creighton University, master’s degree in Organizational Management from the University of Phoenix, and a Ph.D. in Higher Education from Indiana University.

Claseman begins his new position with the Gardner Institute on September 5, 2023.

The John N. Gardner Institute for Excellence in Undergraduate Education is a non-profit organization dedicated to partnering with colleges, universities, philanthropic organizations, educators, and other entities to increase institutional responsibility for improving outcomes associated with teaching, learning, retention, and completion. It is dedicated to advancing higher education’s larger goal of achieving equity and social justice.