About the Author
J. PATRICK BIDDIX, PHD, is Professor of Higher Education and Associate Director of the Postsecondary Education Research Center (PERC) in the Department of Educational Leadership and Policy Studies at the University of Tennessee. He teaches graduate courses in research, assessment and evaluation, and special topics in higher education and student affairs. In 2015, he received a Fulbright Award to conduct research at Concordia University in Montreal, Canada. His areas of expertise include research design and assessment and postsecondary outcomes.