Kathryn Dodge, PhD, joined Stevens Strategy in 2023 as our Senior Consultant. Dr. Dodge has practiced excellence in higher education at various levels, with individuals, institutions, and matters of higher education policy. As director, coach, and consultant she has, for over 30 years, applied leadership in a variety of sectors: publishing, career education, public liberal arts education, and state government. In addition to teaching graduate courses in higher education leadership, policy and governance, she sat on student dissertation committees for over a decade. She is a Governor appointee to the Education Commission of the States and has served as a public member on various accreditation commissions for multiple terms. Kathryn also served for a decade as State Higher Education Executive Officer at the New Hampshire Higher Education Commission. She founded and facilitated affiliation groups for senior leaders in New England, served for eight years on the National Council – State Authorization Reciprocity Agreement (NC-SARA) and co-founded Radio Higher Ed, a national podcast that provided information and commentary on education policy issues, producing sixty podcasts between 2011 to 2018. She offers perspectives grounded in her commitment to long-term organizational health. This has been especially important in her experience working with start-ups or institutions with a campus outside of the United States. Kathryn earned her Ph.D. in Human and Organization Systems and her Master of Science in Human Development from Fielding Graduate University. She also earned a Master of Arts in Guidance and Counseling/ Student Personnel from Montclair State University and her Bachelor of Arts in Biblical Literature from The King’s College.