Summary
Overview
Work History
Education
Skills
Certification
Affiliations
Additional Information
Committees and Taskforces
Timeline
Hi, I’m

Lauren Haugh

Middleboro,MA

Summary

Dedicated and passionate scholar-practitioner with over ten years of experience in higher education. Looking to use my knowledge of research to contribute to a culture of equity and inclusion through carrying out a wide array of studies. Enthusiastic to learn new technology and practice new research methods to gather institutional data to support an institution's mission of social justice, education, and support of all students

Overview

13
years of professional experience
1
Certification

Work History

University Of Massachusetts Boston

Academic Advisor and Student Success Coordinator
2019.01 - Current (5 years & 6 months)

Job overview

  • Collaborate to create equity-based programming for freshman learning cohort
  • Annually review CLA First! Program disaggregated data to improve programming and inclusion for historically marginalized student populations
  • Designed qualitative (focus group) and quantitative (survey) studies for program assessment
  • Use Salesforce reports and data to provide targeted advising and support
  • Supervised 12-15 program peer mentors and graduate assistants
  • Answered student inquiries and resolved problems related to curriculum and course prerequisites.
  • Provided support and guidance to students experiencing academic and personal troubles.
  • Assessed data gathering methods for validity and reliability purposes.
  • Conducted academic advisement services for students on reoccurring basis to maintain educational progression.
  • Assisted students in selecting courses to align with interests and abilities.
  • Helped students with initial adjustment to university academic life and interpreted institutions policies and requirements.

Grand View University

Advising Lead/ Completion Coach
2014.09 - 2018.08 (3 years & 11 months)

Job overview

  • Advised students with intentionality to student’s individual background and experiences.
  • Assist in the process of assigning new transfer students to full-time advisors.
  • Wrote advising training materials and guides for all professional and faculty advisors
  • Provided necessary continued education for the GV Complete Team concerning advising based on emerging scholarship.
  • Trained faculty advisors on graduation requirements and advising best practices including equitable advising practices.
  • Collaborated with faculty to make first-year seminar placement requirements more equitable for historically marginalized student populations.
  • Worked with faculty and GV Complete team in matching GV Complete coach to LIBA 110 (FYS) Cohort
  • Collaborated with the admissions office and registrar’s office regarding the transfer registration process.
  • Worked with New Student Orientation Director on Freshman Orientation registration process.
  • Monitored Completion Plans, FAFSA completion, student accounts and balances, and student registration (in conjunction with other offices) to ensure that students fulfill GV Complete agreement requirements.

Louisiana State University

Graduation Assistant
2010.08 - 2011.05 (9 months)

Job overview

  • Collaborated with lead researcher on qualitative oral history research project
  • Transcribed 50+ participant oral history interviews
  • Assisted in identifying research themes from participant interviews
  • Collaborated with research lead on coding transcribed interviews
  • Organized 50+ participant files and information in excel and hard copy documents
  • Communicated effectively with the project participants to organize various sets of information, including Oral history cd’s and transcripts and RSVPs for project conference.
  • Worked successfully with project team members to organize program conference: participant list, panel topics and managed invitee and RSVP list
  • Performed multi-faceted general administrative suppor

Education

University of Massachusetts Boston Boston, MA

Ph.D. from Higher Education
08.2025

University Overview

  • Relevant Coursework: [Research on Students], [Quantitative Analysis], [Qualitative Analysis], [Research and Methods], & [Research Design]

Louisiana State University And A&M College Baton Rouge, LA

Master of Arts from History

University Overview

Grand View University Des Moines, IA

Bachelor of Arts from History

University Overview

Skills

  • Time Management
  • Organization
  • Complex Problem Solving
  • Report writing
  • Communication ( oral and written)
  • Software usage: Microsoft office applications, Salesforce, R, Qualtrics, NVIVO
  • Data Analysis
  • Academic Writing
  • Literature Reviews
  • Quantitative Research, Qualitative and Mixed Methods Research
  • Student Advisory
  • Course and syllabi development

Certification

  • Equity in Advising In-Service
  • UnDocuALLY Training Certificate
  • Completeion of 2017 Appreciative Advising Institute
  • NACADA eTutorial: Advising Undecided Students
  • Blended and Online Teaching Institute

Affiliations

Affiliations
  • ASHE, 2020-Present
  • NACADA, 2014-Present

Additional Information

Additional Information
  • Member, UUMass Action South Shore, 2021
  • Chair, Social Justice Team, First Unitarian Universalist Society of Middleboro 2020-2022
  • Chair and member of Middleboro Historical Commission, 2019-2022
  • Volunteer Massachusetts State History Day, 2020
  • Commissioner, Des Moines Civil Rights Commission, 2017-2019
  • Volunteer, Young Women's Resource Center, 2015-2018
  • Volunteer Iowa History Day Judge, 2015-2018


Committees and Taskforces

Committees and Taskforces

 

  • UMass Boston Strategic Planning Committee, Academic Programs, May 2021-May 2022
  • Orientation Planning Committee, 2020-2023
  • Salesforce Advisory Committee, 2020-2022
  • Beacon Student Success Fellowship Committee, May 2019-May 2022
  • Grand View University Staff Welfare Committee, December 2014- 2018
  • Advising Taskforce, Grand View University, November 2015-2018
  • Student Planning System Taskforce, Grand View University, August 2016-2017
  • Scheduling Team Committee, Grand View University, 2015
  • HLC Assurance Argument Team: Criterion 3a-b, Grand View University, February 2017-2018
  • Student Success Collaborative Workflow Committee, Grand View University, February 2017- 2018
  • Nursing Advising and Progression Committee, Grand View University, October 2014- 2018
  • Summer Institute 2017 Planning Team, Grand View University, January 2017-May 2017

Timeline

Academic Advisor and Student Success Coordinator
University Of Massachusetts Boston
2019.01 - Current (5 years & 6 months)
Advising Lead/ Completion Coach
Grand View University
2014.09 - 2018.08 (3 years & 11 months)
Graduation Assistant
Louisiana State University
2010.08 - 2011.05 (9 months)
University of Massachusetts Boston
Ph.D. from Higher Education
Louisiana State University And A&M College
Master of Arts from History
Grand View University
Bachelor of Arts from History
  • Equity in Advising In-Service
  • UnDocuALLY Training Certificate
  • Completeion of 2017 Appreciative Advising Institute
  • NACADA eTutorial: Advising Undecided Students
  • Blended and Online Teaching Institute
Lauren Haugh