Dr. Cory Clasemann’s professional work has focused on using data to close achievement gaps through improved teaching, learning, and retention of all students. 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 is a past president of the Indiana Association of Institutional Research (INAIR) and has served as a past reviewer for the journals Review in Higher Education and the Journal of College Student Development. He also served as a peer reviewer for the Higher Learning Commission for over 15 years. He has also served as an adjunct faculty member at both Indiana University and Purdue University.

Dr. Clasemann has a bachelor’s degree in Journalism & Mass Communication from Creighton University, a master’s degree in Organizational Management from the University of Phoenix, and a Ph.D. in Higher Education from Indiana University.

Clasemann lives in Indianapolis where he is an avid runner and enjoys walks with his dog, Ruth.

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