Becky Carpenter is a consultant with EAB’s Technology Partner Services team. Becky works closely with 2- and 4-year colleges implementing new Starfish technologies, as well as providing ongoing support to partners through Starfish Office Hours and additional webinars. She is dedicated to being a trusted resource for partners in their ongoing work to support student success.
Prior to joining EAB, Becky was the Director of Learning Support Services at a 2-year institution where she oversaw their Accessibility, Tutoring, and Testing services, and Student Retention and Success Technology. Prior to her work in higher education, Becky worked for over twenty years as an Occupational Therapist in K-12 districts, supporting students with disabilities. In her free time, Becky enjoys exercising, reading, exploring new places, and time with family and friends.
Becky earned a Master of Science in Occupational Therapy from Western Michigan University, and a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from DePauw University.
Research and Insights
As many as 3 in 4 students now say they considered leaving college at some point over the last 6 months due to emotional stress. Few institutions feel they're fully staffed to meet this challenge as mental health professionals are in short supply and often already over capacity. This blog discusses how schools are expanding mental health support without hiring more counselors—and the role technology can play.