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Dr. Adam Peck

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Dr. Adam Peck serves as Assistant Vice President for Student Affairs at Illinois State University. He has been a student affairs practitioner for more than 25 years. He is the author of more than fifty scholarly publications and has presented more than 100 national and international webinars. He served as editor and co-author of the book, "Engagement & Employability: Integrating Career Learning Through Cocurricular Experiences in Postsecondary Education" (NASPA Press, March 2017). He also served as co-editor for, "Leadership Development in Student Employment, New Directions for Student Leadership" with executive editors Susan Komives and Kathy Guthrie. His most recently book is titled, “Applying Design Thinking to the Measurement of Student Learning” (with Danielle Desawal).

Dr. Peck is actively engaged in a number of professional associations. He is a former president of the Texas Association of College and University Student Personnel Administrators and as the former State Director for NASPA Texas. He has been named one of the "Champions of Assessment" by Campus Labs and received the "Founders Award" from NACA for contributions to the field of student activities.

Dr. Peck earned his bachelor's degree in Theatre from Lewis University, a master's degree in Communication Studies from Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville and a Doctor of Philosophy in Higher Education Administration from The University of Texas at Austin.