Please join me in extending warm wishes to Dr. Rob Johnstone as he embarks on a new venture of starting the National Center for Inquiry & Improvement (NCII). Rob has been collaborating with the RP Group to do work with the Gates Foundation across the nation for the recent two years. During his leave, Dr. David Ulate has served as the Interim Dean of Planning Research and Institutional Effectiveness. Rob officially notified us of his intent to resign his position effective December 30, 2013. During his time here, Rob was instrumental in developing a strong foundation for institutional research and a culture of data informed decision making. Also, his work on Completion by Design has given Skyline College a solid framework from which to contextualize our work to improve student success. For this and all that he has done, we are very appreciative. “We certainly wish Rob well and extend our heartfelt gratitude to him for his great service to our college, students and community.”

The college will immediately begin the hiring process of seeking candidates to be considered for appointment to the position.

 Article by Regina Stanback Stroud.