Appointment of Senior Research Fellow to Support Driving Toward a Degree and the NACADA Center for Research

Tyton Partners | April 02, 2019

Appointment of Senior Research Fellow to Support Driving Toward a Degree and the NACADA Center for Research
Tyton Partners and NACADA: The Global Community for Academic Advising (NACADA) – proudly announce the appointment of Dr. Lydia Kyei-Blankson as Senior Research Fellow at the NACADA Center for Research at Kansas State University (KSU). Dr. Kyei-Blankson, is the Associate Professor of Educational Administration and Foundations at Illinois State University, and her work advancing the scholarly practice and applied research related to academic advising will be sponsored by Tyton Partners for the next three years.

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Illuminate Education | August 25, 2020

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