Gavin W. Henning is Associate Professor of Higher Education at New England College where he also directs the Master of Science in Higher Education Administration and the Doctorate of Education programs. Prior to his transition to a full-time faculty position, Gavin spent 20 years in higher education administration. With experience in residential life and housing, judicial affairs, alcohol and other drug issues, diversity initiatives, and divisional leadership. He spent 12 years working in student affairs assessment and institutional research. Gavin’s scholarship has been published in professional journals and scholarly magazines and he has been an invited speaker at regional and national conferences. His scholarly interests include student engagement, student success, and assessment and institutional effectiveness. Gavin is past chair of ACPA’s Commission for Assessment and Evaluation and is currently a member of the ACPA Governing Board serving as Director for Professional Development. He also is a board member for the Council for the Advancement of Standards in Higher Education (CAS). Additionally, he is founder and past-president of Student Affairs Assessment Leaders, an international organization of student affairs assessment professionals. He has been received the Annuit Coeptis and Diamond Honoree awards from ACPA for his contributions to student affairs and higher education. Gavin holds a Doctor of Philosophy degree in Education Leadership and Policy Studies and a Master of Arts degree both from the University of New Hampshire as well as a Master of Arts degree in College and University Administration and a Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology and Sociology from Michigan State University.
- B.S. Psychology and Sociology, Michigan State University
- M.A. College and University Administration, Michigan State University
- M.A. Sociology, University of New Hampshire
- Ph.D. Educational Leadership and Policy Studies, University of New Hampshire