Marilee Bresciani


Marilee Bresciani has been in higher education administration and faculty positions for more than 18 years, conducting enrollment management research, quantitative and qualitative institutional research, course-embedded assessment, and academic and administrative program assessment. As assistant vice president for institutional assessment at Texas A&M University, Bresciani assists several units and departments with the development of their assessment plans, the identification and development of assessment tools and methods, and the use of their data for continuous improvement of student learning and development. She also coordinates the university processes for the assessment of programs and student learning and development as well as coordinating effective support for the embedding of those processes in faculty and staff’s day-to-day operations. In collaboration with others, Bresciani conducts outcomes assessment for specific programs and courses. As visiting associate professor in education administration and human resource development, she teaches courses in the assessment of student learning, advises graduate students, and contributes to other departmental initiatives. Bresciani has been invited to present on assessment nationally and internationally. She has authored a book on assessing student learning and development and is authoring two books on program assessment and general education assessment. She serves on the editorial board of the NASPA Journal and is a reviewer for the Australian Quality Assurance Agency. Bresciani is also a managing partner in an international assessment and enrollment management consulting firm.

EDUCAUSE Publications

  • Expert-Driven Assessment: Making It Meaningful
    • Briefs, Case Studies, Papers, Reports
    • Author

    This bulletin illustrates how to harness technology to make evaluating student learning and development meaningful to both the expert measuring the intended result and to the decision maker who must inform policy.

EDUCAUSE Presentations