Lisa Sharpe

About me

Dr. Lisa Sharpe has two decades of experience in higher education, both as a professor and as an administrator. She has developed multiple new courses, certificate programs, bachelor's and master's degrees in a career schools environment. Dr. Sharpe's doctoral work and research interests are centered on faculty development, particularly adjunct faculty development. As a professor and chair at the university level, she facilitated faculty development and taught in the areas of strategic planning and student development. As an administrator, her interests center on instructional design and assessment, particularly authentic assessment. Dr. Sharpe is also a graphic and multimedia designer with extensive experience practicing and teaching in the design field. She has spent her entire career working with career students and the faculty who teach them. She considers teaching an honor, and loves to help administrators and faculty succeed and better their professional development.


Gathering Competitive Data | New comment by Lisa Sharpe

Kimberly, Brand Identity is becoming more and more important as "big name" colleges and universities get into the game. Interestingly, the regionaly accredited universities are also allowed to...

Using Planning Tools Effectively | New comment by Lisa Sharpe

Kimberly, Wow, that's cool! Good for you for using a cloud-based, up to date tracking tool. We don't need to re-invent the wheel. Dr. Lisa Sharpe

Using Available Data | New comment by Lisa Sharpe

Kimberly, I know that too! When one of my previous employers (midsize NFP university) was losing students by the week, one of the deans came up with an idea that sounded good -- all faculty would...

The Information Gathering Process | New comment by Lisa Sharpe

Kimberly, How well I know that process! When I worked in an HLC environment, this was a critical part of the application, too. Once the white paper was approved, we started to move ahead on the...

The Advisory Board | New comment by Lisa Sharpe

Kimberly, How amny times a year does your advisory board meet? Seeing that busy schedules are such a factor, do you ever meet electronically? Dr. Lisa Sharpe

Using Planning Tools Effectively | New comment by Lisa Sharpe

George, Is your institution completely bilingual? That truly is a point of distinction. I'm interested! Dr. Lisa Sharpe

The Information Gathering Process | New comment by Lisa Sharpe

George, You are very much on track. Do you also implement advisory boards? Dr. Lisa Sharpe

Gathering Competitive Data | New comment by Lisa Sharpe

George, Wow. That is amazing. The only Dual Language program in my area that I am aware of is for American Sign Language interpretation, so yours must be very unique! Would you be willing to share...

Using Available Data | New comment by Lisa Sharpe

George, Very nice! I think the information gleaned from those NOT enrolling will be the most telling. Dr. Lisa Sharpe

The Advisory Board | New comment by Lisa Sharpe

Dorothy, Thi si an important and little-thought of piece. In my experience, it is natural to assume that those in high positions (CEO, DEAN, Director of Education) will be the best placed to...