SMC Names Director of Educational Effectiveness

Chris ProcelloThe Office of the Provost and the Office of Institutional Research announce the appointment of Chris Procello, Ph.D., as Director of Educational Effectiveness and Associate Director of Institutional Research.

Procello comes to Saint Mary's from the University of California, Irvine, where he provided leadership and expertise during all phases of the development of assessment at the program, general education and institutional levels. He previously held positions at the University of San Diego and San Diego State University. His duties included assessment, program evaluation and institutional research. 

He earned his Ph.D. in Higher Education Leadership from the University of San Diego, an M.Ed. from Harvard University, and a B.A. from the University of California, Berkeley.

At Saint Mary’s, his duties will include collaborating with the Core Curriculum Committee to develop assessment processes, integrating assessment and academic program review, and improving the course evaluation system. Procello will begin his employment at Saint Mary’s on Tuesday, April 3.