Division of Professional PracticeUniversity of CincinnatiPROPEL

Division of Professional Practice

Brenda Lemaster

Experience

2001 - University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio
Full Professor, Division of Professional Practice
1985 - 2001 Associate Professor, Division of Professional Practice
2002 - 04 Director of the Division of Adult and Continuing Education
2000 - 02 Vice Provost for Institutional Effectiveness
1999 - 2000 Interim Vice Provost for Academic Affairs
1997 - 99 Associate Director, Division of Professional Practice
1995 - 97 Acting Assistant Director, Division of Professional Practice

 

Education

1983 Ph.D., English
University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio
Course work completed.
Master of Arts, Communications
University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio
Concentration in Small Group and Organizational Communication, December
1976 Bachelor of Arts, English, Cum Laude
Northeastern University, Boston, Massachusetts
2004 - University Service Activities
University Calendar Committee
2004 - University Civic Engagement Council
2003 Collegiate Structures task force membership: Evening College Task Force
2004 Responsible for analyzing the impact of the elimination of the College of Evening and Continuing
University Strategic Planning process (UC/21).
1999 - Women’s Leadership Program: Member of Steering Committee
1997 - University of Cincinnati, North Central Association Self-Study Steering Committee
1997 - Chair of the Assessment Sub-Committee
1995 - 2002 Member: Associate Deans Council
1996 - Mediator: Member of University Mediator Corps.
1995 - 96 Consultant: College of Engineering/College of Medicine guaranteed admission program.
1993 - 95 Faculty Representative to the University of Cincinnati, Board of Trustees
1992 - 94 Faculty Senator: At-Large
1989 - 92 Representative/Professional Practice
1990 - 94 Faculty Senate: Budget and Priorities Committee
1992 U.C. Community College Study Committee
1991 - Representative to the Racial Incidents Team
1991 1990 All-University Faculty Retreat Planning Committee, Representative to the Joint Faculty/Administrative Budget Task Force
1990 - 93 International Engineering Program Operations Committee, Engineering
1992 American Association of University Professors (AAUP) contract negotiating team

Division Service Activities

1996 - 99 New Faculty Trainer
1997 - 2001 Assessment Committee
1995 - 1997 Chairperson, Faculty Policy Advisory Committee
1995 - 99 Member, Curriculum Committee
1996 - 99 Chairperson, Division of Professional Practice Standards Review Committee
1983 - 90 Chairperson, Faculty Development Committee
1983 - 90 Chairperson, Professional Practice Standards Review Committee, College of Business Administration Subcommittee
1983 - 85 Division of Professional Practice, Reappointment, Promotion and Tenure Committee

Professional Affiliations And Activities

2001 - 04 National Consortium for Continuous Improvement
2002 - 03 American Association for Colleges and Universities
2000 - American Association for Higher Education
1997 - 98 National Academy for Work-integrated Learning
1998 Site Visitor, New England Association of Schools and Colleges
1997 - 2000 Member of the Board of Directors: Accreditation Council for Cooperative Education
1997 - 99 Chair of the Accreditation Committee
1997 - 2000 Member of the Board of Governors/Seasongood Faculty Club, University of Cincinnati
1997 Chair of the 1998 Nominating Committee.
Consultant/Evaluator, North Central Association
1985 - American Society for Engineering Education- Cooperative Education Division
2000 Past Chair / Chair of Nominating Committee
1999 Chair
1997 - 99 Academic Representative to the Board
1997 CED Program Chair for the 1997 CIEC
1993 - 95 Member, Internal Review and Relationships subcommittee of the Strategic Planning Task Force
1991 - 93 Chairperson, Membership Committee
1985 - 93 Member, Public Relations Committee and Membership Committee
1986 Certified as a co-op evaluator/consultant by the Professional Service Committee of ASEE/CED Publicity Chairman
1998 - 2000 ASEE Annual Conference.
American Society for Engineering Education - College, Industry, Education Collaboration (CIEC) Member, Executive Board
1978 - Cooperative Education Association
1985 - 91 Chairperson and member, Publications Committee
1992 - American Association of University Women
1988 Grant Reader for the U.S. Department of Education

Awards

2001 Alvah K. Borman Award, ASEE/CED
1992 Award for Outstanding Contributions to the Negotiating Team
1993 BEST SESSION AWARD, CIEC Annual Conference
1991 BEST SESSION AWARD, ASEE/CED Annual Conference

Selected Publications, Presentations, Grants

2004 "Program Assessment I: A Focused Approach to Measuring Learning Outcomes” Book Chapter in Handbook for Research in Cooperative Education and Internships
2003 "The Women’s Leadership Program: A Case Study.” Liberal Education, Association of American Colleges and Universities
1999 "Assessing Assessment Systems:” IUPUI Assessment Conference
1999 "Evaluating a co-op program:” Blacksburg, Virginia
1999 “Co-op Accreditation: Update:” World Association of Cooperative Education
1999 College, Industry, Education Collaboration (CIEC) conference
1999 “The Educational Strategic Plan: Learning Outcomes:” World Association of Cooperative Education
1998 “Co-op Accreditation: The Network Model:” Cooperative Education Association
1998 “Building Partnerships:” The UC Women’s Leadership Conference
1992 "Maintaining a Quality Co-op Program in Times of Recession” ASEE/CIEC Conference
1988 Co-Editor, Twenty-Fifth Anniversary Conference Proceedings, CEA.
1985 Assisted in writing major grant, funded through Title VIII, U.S. Department of Education ($310,000.00 over five years)