Please join the Office of Academic Affairs in congratulating Assistant Prof. Kerry Kuenzi as the 2021-2023 high-impact practices (HIPs) coordinator. Kuenzi has been with UW-Green Bay since 2018 in the College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences, in the Public and Environmental Affairs (PEA) unit. In the role as HIPs Coordinator, Kuenzi will be working with the Provost Office to promote high-impact practices and experiences in our institutional culture. Collaborating with offices across the institution, including the Center for the Advancement of Teaching and Learning, Student Success and Engagement, the Center for Civic Engagement, the Office of Institutional Strategy and Effectiveness, and the assessment coordinator.
Kuenzi was a faculty facilitator during the Pivotal Pedagogy course held by CATL over the 2020 summer. The focus of this course was implementing community-based projects in an online modality that emphasized evidence-based strategies for experiential learning. Kuenzi is a member of the UW-Green Bay HIPs Initiative Task Force, and a representative for the system-wide HIPs Initiative. Kuenzi was a co-coordinator for the NASH grant in her unit. She has experience using HIPs initiatives in planning courses, evaluation of peers for merit and promotion, and recruitment of student to the PEA unit. Having a background in public administration, which focuses in part on policy/program implementation, has helped her to develop the strategies needed for addressing equity gaps and increasing student success on college campuses.
Kuenzi is an alumnus to UW-Green Bay and received her Ph.D. in Public Affairs from the School of Public Affairs, University of Colorado Denver.