Alexa Silverman is an Associate Director with EAB, overseeing best practice research studies for academic affairs leaders. Since joining EAB in 2015, her work has touched on the faculty role in student success, improving time to degree, integrating experiential learning into the curriculum, academic resource allocation and instructional capacity, effective academic department and program evaluation, organizational and governance structures for universities, and faculty roles and leadership development.
Before joining the firm, Alexa developed educational programs and research for the American Association of University Women (AAUW),a philanthropic organization focused on women’s education and empowerment. Outside of her work with EAB, Alexa serves as a project manager with the DC Abortion Fund (DCAF), overseeing a group of 50+ volunteers on an ongoing data entry project.
Alexa holds a bachelor’s degree with honors from the University of Chicago.
Research and Insights
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