Kathryn Dodge offers her experience and education to help guide you, your staff, and your institution in the three crucial components of policy, practice and professional development.


-- practitioners who understand the implications of policy are well positioned to innovate. 

Radio Higher Ed 

is a podcast series created to

"... to inform the public and challenge policy makers about postsecondary education policies, issues and their implications." 

Kathryn Dodge is one of the three partners. Their first podcast was in November of 2011 and the 30th podcast was released this summer.

National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements

 " agreement among member states, districts and territories that establishes comparable national standards for interstate offering of postsecondary distance education courses and programs. It is intended to make it easier for students to take online courses offered by postsecondary institutions based in another state. SARA is overseen by a National Council and administered by four regional education compacts."

Kathryn Dodge is a founding member of NC-SARA.

Education Commission of the States

"The Education Commission of the States was created by states, for states, in 1965. We track state policy trends, translate academic research, provide unbiased advice and create opportunities for state leaders to learn from one another."

Kathryn Dodge was appointed Commissioner by the Governor of New Hampshire


Good-intentions translate to success when people and organizations are well equipped.  Coaching and consultation focused on strategic, systemic and sustainable efforts yield constructive action.

Practice projects/activities

Consulting – at the organizational and individual level (coaching)

  • Current clients include American University of Madaba, a start- up American university based in the country of Jordan. 
  • I am also in the process of signing contracts with two consulting companies:  Stevens Strategy and Collaborative Brain Trust
  • I am strategic about efforts to balance my consulting among public, private, profit and non-profit entities.


Professional Development

We find our way and our voice, in community.

When small groups of people with similar challenges consider context and process in a confidential environment new insights emerge.

Professional Development project/activities

 College President Symposium – launched a year ago

Academic Leader Symposium – in process

Development of Leadership Colloquia in Higher Education with Antioch University (a scaling up of the symposiums) – in process