Edward J. Gillen, Ed.D.

Director of Institutional Effectiveness Office of the Provost
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Dr. Gillen has significant higher education leadership, marketing, admissions and research/assessment experience. His portfolio includes non-profit management, corporate communications and planning, and leading cross-functional teams. He has taught at the Zarb School of Business at Hofstra University. With a career focused on organizational improvement, Gillen’s expertise comprises regional and military academic accreditation. A graduate of John Carroll University, Gillen earned an M.B.A. from Hofstra University and a doctorate in organizational leadership at Northeastern University. He joined the college’s senior leadership team in 2014.

Professional Highlights


Director of Institutional Effectiveness

The Office of Institutional Effectiveness conducts assessment-related research for the College decision makers and faculty.


Ed.D., Northeastern University, Organizational Leadership

Harvard University, Assessment Institute

MBA., Hofstra University, Marketing

B.S., John Carroll University, Psychology

External Memberships and Associations

International Leadership Association

New England Association of Institutional Research

Association for Institutional Research

RI Institutional Research Group

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