Gloria Crisp
Curriculum Vitae

Gloria Crisp

Professor of Adult and Higher Education and Associate Vice Provost for Faculty Affairs
College of Education

Joyce Collin Furman Hall 301 K
200 SW 15th Street
Corvallis, OR 97331
United States


Gloria is a Professor of Adult and Higher Education and Associate Vice Provost for Faculty Affairs at Oregon State University. She has published over 60 articles, book chapters, and policy reports and her research has been cited over 9,000 times. Gloria’s scholarship has been published in leading education journals including The American Educational Research Journal, The Journal of Higher Education, Review of Educational Research, Teachers College Record, Research in Higher Education, The Review of Higher Education, and The Journal of College Student Development. Her research has been supported by The National Science Foundation (NSF), The Association for Institutional Research (AIR), and The Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU).​​ Gloria’s recent book, Unlocking Opportunity through Broadly Accessible Institutions (co-edited with Kevin McClure and Cecilia Orphan) was published in 2022.

Gloria has taught and held leadership positions at community colleges and bachelor's granting universities since 2000. She served as Acting Associate Dean of Academic Affairs for the College of Education from 2022-23 and Chair of the Adult and Higher Education unit at OSU from 2018 to 2022. She was Editor-in-Chief of New Directions for Institutional Research ​from 2013-2018 and Associate Editor of The Review of Higher Education from 2009-2015. Gloria received the Mentoring Award from the Association for the Study of Higher Education (ASHE) in 2020. From 2018-2020 she chaired CAHEP's Early Career Faculty Workshop for the Association for the Study of Higher Education (ASHE) and she currently serves as the chair of ASHE’s Professional Development Committee. Gloria has served on numerous advisory and editorial boards including the National Resource Center for the First-Year Experience and Students in Transition and the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities' Equity Council. She was president of the Council for the Study of Community Colleges (CSCC) from 2022-23.  

Research/Career Interests:
  • Identification of practices and policies to reduce inequities in transfer and college outcomes for students attending community colleges and broadly accessible bachelor's granting institutions.
  • Supporting and uplifting Latinx students and other minoritized students who attend accessible institutions.
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