Linda Suskie

  A Common Sense Approach to Assessment & Accreditation

About Linda

Internationally recognized consultant, speaker, writer, and workshop facilitator on a broad variety of higher education assessment and accreditation topics.


After seven yea
rs as a Vice President at the Middle States Commission on Higher Education (an accreditor of colleges and universities in the mid-Atlantic region of the United States), I now work with colleges and universities throughout the United States and abroad.

With 40 years of experience in higher education administration, I understand how colleges work. Prior positions include serving as Director of the American Association for Higher Education's Assessment Forum, Associate Vice President for Assessment & Institutional Research at Towson University, Assistant to the President for Planning at Millersville University, and Director of Institutional Research at the State University of New York College at Oswego. I have hands-on experience in assessment, institutional research, strategic planning, and quality management.

I have taught graduate courses in assessment and educational research methods and undergraduate courses in writing, statistics, and developmental mathematics.

I hold a B.A. in Quantitative Studies from Johns Hopkins University and an M.A. in Educational Measurement and Statistics from the University of Iowa.