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Office of Assessment

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Frederick Burrack, Ph.D.

Director of Assessment
fburrack@k-state.edu | 785-532-3429


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Dorothy ThompsonDorothy Musselwhite Thompson, Ph.D.

Assistant Director of Assessment
djmthompson@k-state.edu | 785-532-3931


Dorothy Musselwhite Thompson is the Assistant Director of Assessment at Kansas State University. She received a Ph.D. in Music Education from the University of Georgia in 2018. Dr. Thompson has taught graduate and undergraduate courses in music education. She has previously taught instrumental music, science, and mathematics at the middle and high school level in Georgia.  Her research focuses primarily in educational and music psychology, and measurement and assessment, specifically in the building and maintaining of performance measures.

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Chris UrbanChris Urban

Assistant Director of Data Analytics
chrisu@k-state.edu | 785-532-2114 


Chris Urban is Assistant Director of Data Analytics at Kansas State University.  He previously served as Assistant Director of Assessment. Chris is currently working toward a Ph.D. in Student Affairs in Higher Education.  His research interests include learning assessment and social class identity. 


Undergraduate Assistants

Kennedy Griffin, Senior in Computer Science, American Ethnic Studies, and Math

Jillian Headrick, Junior in Mass Communications


Additional Information

The Office of Assessment reports to Brian Niehoff, Associate Provost for Institutional Effectiveness.  View our Organizational Chart.