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Kay Moore


Dr. Kathryn M. Moore received a BA and BS in English and History and an MA in Higher Education from the Ohio State University. She received her Ph.D. in Educational Policy Studies with minors in American History and Educational Administration from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Dr. Moore served at Michigan State University in several capacities before becoming Dean of the NC State College of Education in August 2000. From 1996-2000 she was Professor and Director for the Center for the Study of Advanced Learning Systems, in the College of Education, from 1991-1996 she was Chairperson and Professor for the Department of Educational Administration, and from 1988 – 2000 she was Professor of Higher, Adult, and Lifelong Education in the Department of Educational Administration. She served as Dean in the College of Education until 2009. From 1977-1988 Dean Moore served in several capacities at the Center for the Study of Higher Education at Pennsylvania State University including Director, Professor, Senior Research Associate, and Associate Professor. From 1971-1977 she was an Associate then an Assistant Professor in the Education Department of New York State College of Agriculture and Life Sciences at Cornell University. Dean Moore served at the University of Wisconsin-Madison as a project assistant in the Office of the Dean of Students then as an Assistant to the Associate Dean in the College of Letters and Science.

Selected Scholarly Publications

  • “Building Intercultural Competence: A Focus Group Study” with Anna Ortiz. Prepared for and partially funded by the Institute for the International Education of Students. Chicago, IL. 1999.
  • “The Challenge of Change in the Information Age: Three Forces Spurring University Transformation.” Higher Education in Europe, Vol. XXIII, No. 2, 163-168, 1998.
  • “Faculty Rewards and Incentives.” International Encyclopedia of Higher Education, Pergamon Press, Oxford, GB. 1992. Reprinted in 1997 edition.
  • “Realigning Institutional Missions and Faculty Work: A Project on Strategies and Lessons,” with Ann E. Austin. Funded by PEW Charitable Trusts and the W.K. Kellogg Foundation. 1997.
  • “Faculty Exemplars of the Land-Grant Mission: Integrating Research, Teaching and Public Service.” A video presentation, 12 minutes. Prepared with partial funding from the W.K. Kellogg Foundation and Division of University Public Relations, Michigan State University. February 1994.