Vice Provost for Planning & Effectiveness
Dr. Laura Jensen, a CSU alumna, serves as the Vice Provost for Planning and Effectiveness. Her CSU service began in 2008, when she served as the Associate Director of Institutional Research. In 2010, she was appointed the Director of that office and in 2015 was appointed an Associate Provost, broadening her service to the institution.
Her current portfolio includes strategic planning, academic program review, accreditation, and institutional research. Before coming to CSU, she worked in institutional research at Front Range Community College and in psychiatric research at the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center (now the Anschutz campus). She earned her bachelor’s and master’s degrees in Psychology in 1992 and 1996, respectively, from the University of Northern Colorado and earned her Ph.D. in Education with an emphasis on assessment and program evaluation methodology in 2005.