Dr. Carolyn Gentle-Genitty

Carolyn Gentle-Genitty

Assistant Vice President for University Academic Policy, Indiana University System

A leader in transfer at the state and university level in Indiana, Dr. Carolyn Gentle-Genitty is well-known in her field for innovation, partnership, and valuing what students can buy with their transfer credit. She has launched and sustained various transfer initiatives from making transfer a priority through Caucus action, gaining data and student experiences for policy and practice decision-making to removing localized barriers with sending and receiving institutions and engaging in state policy implementation to finesse pathways and articulations in degree approvals. She serves as IU’s lead on reciprocity agreements, feeder school relationships, guaranteed admissions pathways, credit evaluation and sits on the State-wide Transfer Articulation Leadership Committee, the Core Transfer Library Committee, Leadership member on all 20 Transfer Single Articulation Pathways Faculty panels for the state, and serves as the State’s representative to the Western Regional Higher Education Council. She was a key consult on the American Council on Education’s task force on transfer credit. She is a tenured faculty member and serves as IU’s Assistant Vice President for University Academic Policy and Director of the university wide transfer office.

A Challenge to Self-fulfilling Systems: Recognizing Transfer Currency, Exposing Equivalencies, and Tracking Outcomes