Middaugh, Michael F.

Michael Middaugh

Michael F. Middaugh is currently a full time higher education consultant, specializing in planning and assessment, and institutional accreditation activity. He retired in June 2011 as Associate Provost for Institutional Effectiveness at the University of Delaware. In that capacity, he directed all analytical activity directed at assessing institutional effectiveness at the University. He had been at the University for 26 years, with prior experience on two campuses of the State University of New York. For the past 20 years, he has directed the Delaware Study of Instructional Costs and Productivity, a national data-sharing consortium of over 500 four-year colleges and universities. He is a Past-President of the Society for College and University Planning, as well as a Past-President of the Association for Institutional Research. He was a Commissioner and Chair of the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, one of six regional accrediting agencies in the United States. He is the author of Planning and Assessment in Higher Education: Demonstrating Institutional Effectiveness (Jossey-Bass Publishers, 2009) and Understanding Faculty Productivity: Standards and Benchmarks for Colleges and Universities (Jossey-Bass Publishers, 2001), as well as numerous book chapters and articles on instructional costs and faculty productivity.  Dr. Middaugh lives in Wilmington, Delaware.