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Education

MPA, University of Wisconsin-Madison, policy analysis

BS, Cornell University

Professional history

Natalie Walleser Solverson is UWL's Director of Institutional Research, Assessment, and Planning. Prior to beginning this role in 2012, she was a program evaluator for the Wisconsin Legislative Audit Bureau and an admissions counselor for UWL, focused on nonresident recruitment and scholarship awards. Her duties include data analysis for enrollment management, managing UWL's processes for maintaining regional accreditation with the Higher Learning Commission, and coordinating UWL's response for external reporting including to UW System and publisher surveys like U.S. News and World Report.

Kudos

named

Natalie Solverson, Institutional Research, Assessment & Planning, was named Co-chairperson of AIRUM (Association for Institutional Research in the Upper Midwest). AIRUM is the member-driven professional association for institutional researchers in Iowa, Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota, Wisconsin, and the Upper Peninsula of Michigan. AIRUM is a regional affiliate of the international Association for Institutional Research (AIR) and seeks to provide professional development and networking opportunities for members, facilitate members’ involvement with AIR, and improve and promote research on institutional effectiveness in higher education.

Submitted on: Nov. 12, 2019

presented

Natalie Solverson, Institutional Research, Assessment & Planning, presented "The AIR Aspirational Statements in Practice" at Association for Institutional Research of the Upper Midwest on Nov. 12, 2018 in Bloomington, MN. Solverson presented with two other IR directors in the UW System about the opportunities and challenges of implementing the national Association for Institutional Research "Statements of Aspirational Practice". In addition, Solverson serves as a member of the Steering Committee that planned the conference.

Submitted on: Nov. 12, 2018

presented

Tim Dale, Political Science, Public Admin, and Natalie Solverson, Institutional Research, presented "Fixer Upper: First Year Seminar Edition" at AASCU Summer Meeting on Monday, Aug. 6 in Bellevue, WA. The poster presented information on the UWL 100 course redesign and outcomes for students completing the course.

Submitted on: Aug. 6, 2018

presented

Natalie Solverson, Institutional Research; Mark Morales, Political Science; Jo Arney and Timothy Dale, both Political Science, Public Admin; Betsy Morgan, Provost's office; Tesia Marshik, Psychology; and Enilda Delgado, Sociology; presented "Utilizing data and strategic planning to bring student success to scale" at AASCU Academic Affairs summer meeting on July 26 in Seattle, WA. UWL student Mark Morales joined Tim Dale and Jo Arney for the closing plenary, "Opportunities Disguised as Challenges: Student Success Past, Present, and Future" to a standing ovation.

Submitted on: Aug. 6, 2018

presented

Natalie Solverson, Institutional Research, Assessment & Planning, presented "Fixer Upper: First Year Seminar Edition" at Association for Institutional Research Forum on May 31, 2018 in Orlando, FL. The poster presentation focused on the outcomes of the UWL 100 redesign as part of UWL's participation in AASCU's Re-imagining the First Year Initiative.

Submitted on: June 18, 2018