Dr. Anne E. Lundquist is the Interim Director for The Hope Center. Prior to joining Hope, she was an Assistant Vice President for Campus Strategy at Anthology, a global educational technology company. In that role she collaborated with college and university faculty, staff and students and higher education thought leaders, researchers, and practitioners on using data to advance equity and student success in higher education.
Before that, Anne served as the Director of Strategic Planning and Assessment for the Division of Student Affairs at Western Michigan University as well as senior student affairs officer/dean of students at four liberal arts colleges. In addition to her varied administrative leadership roles, she has taught undergraduate and graduate courses in diverse subject matter including educational leadership, institutional effectiveness, assessment, higher education law, creative writing, and literature.
Anne’s areas of scholarship include strategic planning, enterprise risk management, student success, and equity-centered assessment. She is a widely published author and conference presenter and is the co-editor of the forthcoming book Reframing assessment to center equity: Theories, models, and practices in higher education from Stylus Publishing. She holds an MFA in Creative Writing and a Ph.D. in Educational Leadership, Higher Education, from Western Michigan University, and earned her BA in Religious Studies and English from Albion College.
Anne served as a Peace Corps Volunteer in the Marshall Islands in Micronesia and also earned her 200-hour yoga teacher certification from the Purna Yoga College.
Anne’s hope: That through increased awareness that we are all interconnected and interdependent, we each commit to taking actions that transform our educational systems in ways that support accountability, relationship, wholeness, thriving, and respect for one another and the lands where we live and work.