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Kimberly Case

Higher Education Faculty and Director of Assessment & Quality Improvement

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  • PhD, Higher Education—Student Success, Azusa Pacific University
  • MAR, Christian Education, Asbury Theological Seminary 
  • BA, Christian Education, Asbury College 

Career Highlights

  • Research Associate, Goshen College, Goshen, IN
  • Associate Dean for Student Development, Northwestern College, Orange City, IA
  • Residence Life, Taylor University - Gerig Hall Director, Upland, IN

Featured Scholarship

McClelland, L. E., & Case, K. F. (2023). Is class worth their time? College student perspectives on class structure and attendance. Studies in Educational Evaluation, 78, 1-7. 
Case, K. F. (2013). Teaching Strengths, Attitudes, and Behaviors of Professors That Contribute to the Learning of African American and Latino/a College Students. Journal on Excellence in College Teaching, 24(2), 129-154.
Case, K. F., & Hernandez, R. (2013). “But Still, I’m Latino and I’m Proud”: Ethnic Identity Exploration in the Context of a Collegiate Cohort Program. Christian Higher Education: An International Journal of Research, Theory, and Practice, 12(1-2), 74-92. doi: 10.1080/15363759.2013.738978
Case, K. F. (2011). A Gendered Perspective on Student Involvement in Collegiate Clubs and Organizations in Christian Higher Education. Christian Higher Education: An International Journal of Research, Theory, and Practice, 10(3-4), 166-195. doi: 10.1080/15363759.2011.576208


Since 2013, Kimberly Case, PhD, has served at Taylor University (IN) as Director of Assessment and Quality Improvement and as Taylor's Higher Learning Commission Accreditation Liaison Officer. She has taught in the Masters of Arts in Higher Education program at Taylor University since 2016. Prior to this time, she was a Research Associate in the Institute for Latino Educational Achievement at Goshen College (IN), conducting research among students who participated in an ethnically-rooted leadership program.

Case has authored peer-reviewed articles on intercultural classroom learning and Latino/a student success and has presented research findings at national conferences. Additional research has been focused on outcomes of a summer bridge program, academically meaningful relationships for students of color making the transition to college and navigating the demands of higher education, the role of faculty feedback in student learning, and class attendance.

Case’s other roles in higher education have included Associate Dean for Student Development at Northwestern College (IA) and Residence Hall Director at Taylor University. Other interests include birding, exploring nature, and seeing the world.