This low-cost, low-tech tool brings people together to improve discrete processes and cumulatively create broader change.
Alex Aljets is the Student Success Portfolio Manager with University Information & Technology at Oregon State University. In this role, she serves as the nexus between business needs, strategy, and technology, and advocates for the needs of technology users including students, faculty, university executives, and staff. In her prior role as University Innovation Alliance Fellow, she collaborated with colleagues across 11 institutions on projects designed to improve the student experience for undergraduates from all backgrounds. Alex is excited about applying process improvement and human-centered design techniques in higher education to support student success. In addition to her work with OSU, she assists other organizations with process improvement on a project basis. She has a M.A. in Higher Education and Student Affairs from The Ohio State University and an Honors B.S. in Biochemistry & Biophysics from Oregon State University. She completed additional training in process mapping, human-centered design, and creative problem-solving.