Matt Bergman

Matt Bergman

Dr. Bergman's curriculum vitae [PDF]

Educational Background

  • PhD, Educational Leadership and Organizational Development, University of Louisville
  • MA, Higher Education Administration, Appalachian State University
  • BS, Sports Management, Physical Education, Health Education, Union College

Teaching Areas

  • Undergraduate: Prior Learning Assessment, Needs Assessment, Instructional Strategies and Group Facilitation, Measuring and Evaluating Effectiveness, Supporting Organizational Change, Project Management
  • Graduate: Organizational Change and Consulting, Organizational Analysis, Adult Learning and Development

Research Interests

  • Adult student retention
  • Prior learning assessment
  • Degree completion programs (accelerated adult degree completion)
  • E-Learning and distance education
  • Higher education administration

Honors & Awards

  • NACADA Outstanding Advising Certificate of Merit, 2012
  • Delphi Center for Teaching and Learning 2010-2013 Faculty Favorite
  • Provost's Award for Exemplary Advising 2011 (Professional Advisor of the Year)
  • Provost's Award for Exemplary Advising - Nominee 2010
  • ESGR Patriot Award - Support of Military and Veteran Students 2009
  • Outstanding Staff Member for Adult Student Learners (Metroversity Award) 2009
  • Pillar Award - City of New Albany Historic Restoration of the Year, 2008

Professional Memberships

  • Online Learning Strategic Planning Committee 2012
  • Celebration of Teaching and Learning 2011 Executive Planning Committee
  • Veterans & Military Student Task Force
  • University Wide Advisory Council
  • Kentucky Adult Learner Initiative
  • NACADA – National Academic Advising Association
  • KACADA – Kentucky Academic Advising Association
  • Honors Council
  • Welcome Weekend Committee
  • KASCAC – Kentucky Association for College Admission and Counseling
  • NACAC – National Association for College Admission and Counseling
  • Orientation Advisory Committee
  • Chair of Speed School Scholarship Committee
  • LeaderShape Advisory Board

Selected Presentations

  • Bergman, M. (2012 October) Recruit, retain, graduate: Increasing adult learner persistence to graduation. Presented at National Academic Advising Association (NACADA) National Conference, Nashville TN
  • Bergman, M., & Williams, M. (2011, November) The changing face of alumni: The implications for a growing base of adult learners in our universities. Presented at Council for the Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) Kentucky Conference, Lexington, KY.
  • Pentecost, M., & Bergman, M. (2011, October) Elevating your leadership skills. Presented at National Academic Advising Association (NACADA) National Conference, Denver, CO.
  • Bergman, M., Anthony, M.D., Atkinson, J. (2009, September). Returning to college: Implications for adults and universities. Southern Association of College Student Affairs (SACSA) Hilton Head, SC.
  • Bergman, M., Hampton, B., Johnson, T., Pentecost, M. (2008, October). Coaching employees to Reach their highest potential. Presented at National Academic Advising Association (NACADA) National Conference, Chicago, IL.
  • Bergman, M. (2008, December). Re-orientation of adult learners: Strategies for successful assimilation to the new academic experience. University Wide Advising Conference Sharing Event, Louisville, KY.