May 4, 2022

433: BigFuture - with Dr. Nicole Gibbs, Senior Director, External Engagement, College Readiness Assessments at the College Board

We welcome YOU back to America's leading higher education podcast, The EdUp Experience!

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In this episode, Dr. Nicole Gibbs, Senior Director, External Engagement, College Readiness Assessments at the College Board, YOUR guest cohost is Dr. Michelle Cantu-Wilson, YOUR host is Dr. Joe Sallustio, & YOUR sponsor is Commencement: The Beginning of a New Era In Higher Education, coming fall 2022.

What is BigFuture & how can it help learners prepare for life after high school? Listen in to find out!

Dr. Nicole Gibbs is the Senior Director, External Engagement with the College Readiness Assessments division. She is a strategic thought partner & plays a vital role on the CRA’s Program & Strategy team in shaping and driving the future of the SAT Suite of Assessments. 

A visionary executive with a relentless commitment to student success &  DEI (diversity, equity, & inclusion), she is a solution-oriented expert in strategic planning, enrollment management, partnership development, & stakeholder engagement. Nicole has served in several high-impact positions with various universities during her tenure in higher education. 

Nicole served as Assistant Dean for Admissions & Scholarships at the University of North Texas - Dallas College of Law. in her most recent capacity. Previously, she served as Director of Undergraduate Admissions at North Carolina Central University, where she led the unit responsible for recruitment, marketing, communications, & operations. Nicole also previously served as Vice Provost for Access and Enrollment Services at the University of the Virgin Islands. As Chief Enrollment Officer, her portfolio included responsibility for the Office of Recruitment & Admissions, Office of the Registrar, & Office of Financial Aid.

Additionally, Nicole has held higher education appointments at Broward College, Georgia Southern University, & Georgia State University. Nicole earned her Doctor of Education in Educational Leadership & Administration from Clark Atlanta University, a Master of Education from Columbus State University, & a Bachelor of Science from Georgia Southern University. In her spare time, you will find Nicole traveling the world, participating in service opportunities as a member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., & attending live music events.

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