Caitlin Boger-Hawkins, a fifth generation Andrus family member, joined the Surdna Board of Directors in 2015 and has served as its Vice Chairperson since November 2020. She is Director of Planning, Research and Institutional Effectiveness at Northwestern Connecticut Community College, a position she has held since 1998.
Her leadership in strategic planning and advocacy of data-driven decision-making support the college’s mission of serving students with limited access to higher education by identifying and reducing the multiple barriers that threaten their ability to succeed. She is also an experienced program evaluator whose work includes collaborating with faculty to design a process for the collection and use of outcomes data to improve student learning.
Caitlin holds a bachelor’s degree from Wesleyan University and a master’s degree from the Center for the Study of Higher and Postsecondary Education at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor.