Kathy Luker

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Kathy Luker is a Consultant in the Office of Quality Improvement and in that role helps people on campus access and use data to augment their planning and improvement efforts. From OQI she manages and coordinates the work of the UW-Madison Query Library Project and the UW-System Business Intelligence Core Team which advances access to data on campus and throughout the UW-System. Prior to joining OQI she served as the Associate Project Manager for the Integrated Student Information System (ISIS) project where she represented UW-Madison schools and colleges. Over her academic administrative career she developed a number of information-based systems for use in course planning, academic advising, and student retention. Prior to coming to Madison, she was an administrator in the College of Science and Engineering at the University of Minnesota-Duluth. Programs she developed at UM-Duluth received the 1990 Retention Excellence Award (Noel/Levitz National Center for Student Retention) and the NACADA Outstanding Institutional Advising Program Award. She holds a doctorate in Zoology from the University of California, Berkeley and is a graduate of the University of Minnesota.