2018 IowaAAN Institute on Assessment of Academic Advising


Dr. Rich Robbins

Rich Robbins is Associate Dean of Arts and Sciences at Bucknell University. He received his Ph.D. in Social Psychology from the University of Nevada, Reno and served as a behavioral sciences faculty member before moving into higher education administration and adjunct teaching since 1996. He has developed academic advising programs at two separate institutions and headed advising programs at four institutions, receiving the NACADA/ACT Outstanding Institutional Advising Award in 1998 and the NACADA Research Grant Award in 1999 while at Washburn University. He has served as Chair of the Kansas Academic Advising Network, Chair of the NACADA Research Committee, Chair of both the NACADA Summer Institute and Assessment Institute Advisory Boards, and as a member of numerous NACADA task forces and committees including the NACADA Council and NACADA Executive Board of Directors. He was a facilitator at the first two NACADA Administrators’ Institutes, and served as a faculty member at the 2005-2017 Assessment Institutes and the 2006-2017 NACADA Summer Institutes. In addition, he served as a faculty member at the first two NACADA Research Symposia in 2009 and 2010, and is one of two NACADA representatives on the Council for the Advancement of Standards in Higher Education (CAS).