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Tammi Cooper, PhD

Dean, School of Business

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Areas of Expertise:

  • Leadership
  • Change Management
  • Quality Management
  • Innovation in Higher Education


Implementing the Baldrige criteria: A case study of what employees informally learn from an award-winning strategy


  • PhD, Capella University
  • MS, University of Mary Hardin-Baylor

Selected Publications:

People, processes and philosophies: Designing a CBE program within a traditional university. Book chapter in Handbook of Research on Competency-Based Education in University Settings, 2017.

Faculty Supporting and Developing a CBE Program – Strategies Implemented at the University of Mary Hardin-Baylor. The Journal of Competency-Based Education, 2016.

What are institutions spending on assessment? Is it worth the cost? Co-author, Occasional Paper #18 for the National Institute for Learning Outcomes Assessment, 2013.

Selected Professional Experience:

  • Senior administrator and faculty member at a private university
  • Examiner, Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award
  • Accreditation liaison