A third-party consultant, Rankin & Associates Consulting, was selected through a competitive bid process to administer the survey.

Susan Rankin
Susan Rankin

Dr. Susan Rankin is an emeritus faculty member in education policy studies and college student affairs at Pennsylvania State University and a senior research associate at Penn State’s Center for the Study of Higher Education. She has extensive experience in institutional climate assessment and institutional climate transformation based on data-driven action and strategic planning. Rankin has conducted multi-location institutional climate and student experience studies at more than 170 institutions across the country.