Gloria Crisp

Associate Professor, Editor, New Directions for Institutional Research
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Joyce Collin Furman Hall

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200 SW 15th Street

200 SW 15th Street
Corvallis, OR 97331
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Currently, Gloria’s research is focused toward studying the relationship between promising and high impact programs and students’ academic success outcomes at colleges and universities. She is also engaged in empirical work to describe and better understand the role of 4-year institutions that offer broad access to students. More information about her research can be found on her personal website at


Gloria is an Associate Professor at Oregon State University. She also serves as Editor of New Directions for Institutional Research (NDIR). Her scholarship is grounded by her personal and professional experiences at institutions that provide broad access to students. She is a proud alumna of community colleges and 4-year broad access institutions (BAIs) in and around Texas including Kilgore College and The University of Houston-Clear Lake. Gloria has a diversity of professional experiences working with both community colleges and 4-year BAIs as an institutional researcher and faculty member. She has published over 40 articles and book chapters and is co-editor for a recent issue of New Directions for Community Colleges and co-author of a 2017 ASHE Higher Education Report focused on Mentoring Undergraduate Students. Her survey instrument, The College Student Mentoring Scale (CSMS) is currently being used at institutions around the country and abroad to evaluate the effectiveness of mentoring relationships. Her research 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 work has been supported by The National Science Foundation (NSF), The Association for Institutional Research (AIR) and The Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU).