Texas Tech University

Office of Planning and Assessment Staff

Jennifer Hughes, Ph.D.

Jennifer Hughes

Managing Director, Office of Planning & Assessment  Email: jennifer.s.hughes@ttu.edu

Jennifer Hughes is Managing Director of the Office of Planning and Assessment at Texas Tech University. She earned her Ph.D. in Higher Education Research in December 2015. Jennifer's dissertation explored faculty compliance in academic assessment practices, and how assessment professionals collaborate with faculty members to achieve compliance. Jennifer has held full-time teaching positions in the Rawls College of Business and South Plains College. Before moving to Texas, Jennifer worked in the Colorado Community College and Occupational Education System where she held positions in institutional research and marketing. She earned her B.S. in Speech from Northwestern University and her M.S. in Communication Studies from Illinois State University. Jennifer's research interests include faculty engagement in assessment, compliance strategies used by assessment professionals, and assessment of online learners. Hometown:  Lanark, Illinois

Craig Morton, Ph.D.

Craig Morton

Associate Director, Office of Planning & Assessment

Craig Morton, PhD is the Associate Director for The Office of Planning and Assessment. As a native Lubbockite, Craig is a proud Red Raider. He earned his doctorate in Higher Education Administration from Texas Tech University in 2010. His previous degrees are from Texas Tech with a B.A. in Human Development and Family Studies and a M.A. in Educational Psychology. Before working at Texas Tech, Craig was a Licensed Professional Counselor working in the private and non-profit sector. Craig began working at Texas Tech in the Office of Assessment and Planning for Student Affairs in 2006. He has worked in the Office of Planning and Assessment since 2011. Hometown: Lubbock, Texas

Libby Spradlin, M.Ed

Libby Spradlin

Lead Administrator, Degree Program and Non-Academic Assessment

Libby Spradlin began working in the Office of Planning and Assessment in February 2015 as the Institutional Assessment Administrator. In summer 2018, she transitioned to managing degree program assessment and the Nuventive Improve software. She completed her M.Ed. in Counselor Education at Texas Tech University in 2014 and also received her B.A. in Psychology from Texas Tech University in 2010. Libby has previous TTU experience working in the Division of Undergraduate Education and Student Affairs and has counseling experience at the University Career Center and Women's Protective Services. Hometown: Lubbock, Texas

Betty Ann Thomas, M.Ed

Betty Ann Thomas

Lead Administrator, Faculty Credentialing

Betty Ann Thomas joined the Office of Planning and Assessment in September of 2015. She earned her B.G.S. degree from Brigham Young University and received an M.Ed. from Texas Tech University in May of 2014. Betty Ann was previously employed at the TTU School of Law as a Unit Manager and before that assisted the chair of the Family Medicine Department at the TTU Health Sciences Center. She also worked in a first-generation program at Dixie State College in St. George, Utah. Hometown:  Clarkston, Utah

Kahlie Callison

Kahlie Callison

Administrative Assistant

Kahlie Callison began working with the Office of Planning and Assessment during the 2014 SACSCOC Reaffirmation CCR Response period where she quickly became an essential part of the Faculty Credentialing transcript process. Kahlie has worked at Texas Tech since 2005 and has worked in the Dean's office of the College of Visual and Performing Arts as the Dean's assistant as well as the Office of the Provost. Kahlie currently serves as the office's Business Manager, and she also manages the Instructor of Record transcript collection procedure. Hometown: Friona, Texas

Kyra Duffey

Kyra Duffey

Research Graduate Assistant

Kyra Duffey began working as a research graduate assistant for the Office of Planning and Assessment in October of 2017. She earned her B.A. in Psychology from Stephen F. Austin State University in 2017, and is now a graduate student in the Clinical Mental Health Counseling program at Texas Tech and is expected to graduate in May of 2020. Hometown: Frisco, Texas.

Maddi Busby

Maddi Busby

Web Design Student Assistant

 Maddi Busby has been working at the Office of Planning and Assessment since September 2017. She is currently an agricultural communications major and plans on graduating in December 2018. Hometown: Boerne, Texas



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