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Dean Christopher Shults

Dean of Institutional Effectiveness and Strategic Planning

Christopher Shults, Dean of Institutional Effectiveness and Strategic Planning, oversees and develops the institutional effectiveness system aimed at refining programs and services at BMCC. He also oversees the Offices of Assessment and Institutional Research. In previous roles, Shults served as Executive Director of Planning and Institutional Effectiveness atSuffolk County Community College, and prior to that, was Acting Associate Provost for Academic Programs, Innovation and Strategy at Mississippi Valley State University in Itta Bena, Mississippi. He earned his Ph.D. in Higher Education at the University of Michigan.

Areas of Expertise: Institutional Effectiveness,Strategic Planning, Accreditation, Assessment and Evaluation, InstitutionalResearch, Higher Education, Community Colleges, Minority Serving Institutions, Organizational Behavior and Management, Institutional Culture and Climate, Leadership Scholarship and Development, Positive Organizational Scholarship, Research Methods, Analytics, Qualitative Research.