Dr. Jill Meyer appointed AVP of institutional effectiveness at MSOE

Published on: October 10, 2017

Dr. Jill Meyer

Dr. Jill Meyer

Oct. 10, 2017 – Jill Meyer, Ph.D. has been appointed assistant vice president of institutional effectiveness at Milwaukee School of Engineering. In this role, she will lead MSOE’s initiatives to use research and data analysis to guide strategic planning, decision making, assessment and institutional improvement, as well as efforts related to regional accreditation, university compliance and reporting, and institutional research. Meyer also serves as MSOE’s accreditation liaison officer to the Higher Learning Commission. She most recently was the executive director of institutional effectiveness at Mount Mary University. Prior to that she was an assistant professor in the College of Engineering and Applied Science at UW-Milwaukee, where she helped to establish the biomedical engineering program.

“We are very pleased to welcome Dr. Meyer to MSOE’s academic leadership team,” said Dr. Eric Baumgartner, vice president of academics. “She brings a significant amount of experience and critical skills to this position that will be important to the development and implementation of MSOE’s strategic planning efforts.”

Meyer earned her undergraduate degree in mathematics and physics with a minor in computer science at St. Norbert College and went on to earn her M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in mechanical engineering from UW-Madison. She has worked as a research assistant at both UW-Madison and the University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics. She held internship positions at Zimmer Inc. and the Mayo Clinic.

Milwaukee School of Engineering is an independent, non-profit university with about 2,900 students that was founded in 1903. MSOE offers bachelor’s and master’s degrees in engineering, business and nursing. The university has a national academic reputation; longstanding ties to business and industry; dedicated professors with real-world experience; a 97% placement rate; the highest ROI and average early and mid-career salaries of any Wisconsin university according to PayScale Inc.; and is highly ranked by organizations such as U.S. News and World Report, Forbes, Money, Wall Street Journal and The Princeton Review. MSOE graduates are well-rounded, technologically experienced and highly productive professionals and leaders.

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