Kara Reddish is the Assistant Director of Assessments and Analytics for UCS helps the office operate efficiently and effectively through tracking monthly activities metrics that provide insight on UCS’s Signature KPI’s, along with aligning UCS assessment of student and employer engagement activities with the Division of Student Affairs guidelines. In addition, she analyzes student and employer data on Handshake and other databases, collaborate with the Office of Institutional Research & Assessment to submit post-graduate student outcomes data for accreditation and rankings publications, and develop visual reports on various data to share with departmental stakeholders.
Kara is a Durham, NC native who earned her M.Ed. in Higher Education Administration from NC State, in May 2022. She also graduated from NC State in May 2020 with a B.A. in Sociology. Kara is passionate about improving student experiences in higher education by advocating for changes based on assessment data. Her higher education work experiences include assessment, housing, community college research, and new student programs. In her free time, Kara enjoys listening to music, watching sports, working out, and exploring new restaurants to try.