Office Hours with John Gardner featuring Amy Salazar. Available February 27, 2024

Episode 102- Serving All Students with Amy Salazar

Office Hours with John Gardner

Amy Salazar works to ensure that every student who begins the college journey has the opportunity to graduate. Learn how she works to support all students including those with less visible needs such as students coming from the foster care system.

Dr. Amy Salazar currently serves as the Associate Vice Provost of Student Success at Sam Houston State University in Huntsville, TX. In her current role, she oversees several functional areas related to student success including Academic Advising, Academic Support, First Year Experience, Career Success, Global Engagement, First Gen Student Center, and Academic Redesign & Course Enhancement.

In addition to the leadership of these areas, Dr. Salazar works at the institutional level to identify barriers to student success informed by data, and designs and implements solutions to increase the likelihood of student persistence and degree attainment.

She is currently focused on the effects of COVID-19 related learning loss and the ways it has shaped both the student and faculty experience. Her prior experience and publications have focused on student success in the areas above, and also include TRiO programs, high impact practices such as undergraduate research, and mentorship programs. Her current teaching foci include assessment in higher education, teaching and learning for student success, and advocacy for underserved student populations in higher education.

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