A leader in transfer at the state and university level in Indiana, Carolyn Gentle-Genitty is well-known in her field for innovation, partnership and valuing what students can buy with their transfer credit. She has launched and sustained various transfer initiatives from making transfer a priority through Caucus action, gaining data and student experiences for policy and practice decision-making to removing localized barriers with sending and receiving institutions and engaging in state policy implementation to finesse pathways and articulations in degree approvals.
She serves as IU’s lead on reciprocity agreements, feeder school relationships, guaranteed admissions pathways and credit evaluation. She sits on the State-wide Transfer Articulation Leadership Committee, the Core Transfer Library Committee and is a leadership member on all 20 Transfer Single Articulation Pathways Faculty panels for the state. She also serves as the state’s representative to the Western Regional Higher Education Council. She was a key consult on the American Council on Education’s task force on transfer credit.
She is a tenured faculty member and serves as IU’s Assistant Vice President for University Academic Policy and Director of the university wide transfer office.
Areas of Expertise
Human behavior theory, teaching, social work practice, online education, quality matters, absenteeism and attendance.
Research: School bonding, truancy, youth violence, school climate, dropout.
Perception of School Social Bonding instrument.
Office of the Executive Vice President for University Academic Affairs: https://uaa.iu.edu/contact/staff/gentle-genitty-carolyn.html
Translating Research Into Practice featured scholar: https://trip.iupui.edu/Translational-Scholars/Featured-Translational-Scholars/Featured-Scholar?id=0c0bb59b-8237-410d-8b72-241c83c34818
“Top IUPUI teachers, researchers, mentors and students recognized at Chancellor’s Honors Convocation”: https://news.iu.edu/stories/2017/04/iupui/releases/21-chancellors-honors-convocation.html
Office of Academic Affairs, Faculty Fellows: https://academicaffairs.iupui.edu/AcademicResources/Faculty-Fellows
IU Scholarworks profile: https://scholarworks.iupui.edu/handle/1805/6692
ORCID profile: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-1231-319X