Dr. Tisha Paredes
Knowledge Center Expert
Former AVP for Institutional Effectiveness
Old Dominion University
Dr. Tisha M. Paredes was the Assistant Vice President for Institutional Effectiveness and Assessment at Old Dominion University. Prior to accepting this position in 2015, she served as the office’s Research Associate, Senior Research Associate, and Director of Assessment. Tisha helped to promote institutional effectiveness activities at all levels of the University. She has presented workshops and consulted on topics including institutional effectiveness, academic and administrative assessment, general education assessment, QEP assessment, and SACSCOC compliance. She has served on several on and off-site committees. Her book, Using Focus Groups to Listen, Learn, and Lead in Higher Education, was published in summer 2018. In June 2021, Tisha stepped away from ODU to focus on other pursuits.