Dr. Vennessa Walker

Director of Institutional Research

Ph.D., West Virginia University
Office Location:
O'Shea B27

Dr. Walker serves as Director of Institutional Research. Prior to joining NU, she served as Assistant Director of Assessment Programs at Campus Labs, working with over 50 campuses on their assessment planning and execution.  Previously, Dr. Walker was an Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychology at West Virginia Wesleyan College, teaching courses in statistics, methodology, and learning. She has experience assessing instructional practices and learning outcomes for learners of all ages and has served as a research consultant on numerous projects and grants. Dr. Walker holds a Ph.D. in Behavior Analysis from the psychology department at West Virginia University and bachelor’s degrees in Psychology and Business Administration from West Virginia Wesleyan College.