George D. Kuh is Chancellor’s Professor of Higher Education at Indiana University Bloomington where he directs the Center for Postsecondary Research. Founding director of the widely used National Survey of Student Engagement (NSSE), George has written extensively about student engagement, assessment, institutional improvement, and college and university cultures, and consulted with more than 300 colleges and universities in the U.S. and abroad. His two most recent books are Student Success in College: Creating Conditions That Matter (2005) and Piecing Together the Student Success Puzzle: Research, Propositions, and Recommendations (2007). In 2001, he received Indiana University’s prestigious Tracy Sonneborn Award for distinguished career of teaching and research. George received the B.A. from Luther College, M.S. from the St. Cloud State University, and Ph.D. from the University of Iowa.