Ben is Taskstream’s Senior Director of Campus Solutions. Prior to joining Taskstream in 2006 he was a faculty member in Educational Leadership and program director of Instructional Technology at Western Carolina University. He also worked on the program faculty at the North Carolina Center for the Advancement of Teaching. Ben brings 20 + years' experience working with higher education faculty, staff, and administrators to identify innovative approaches for the assessment of student performance and for evidencing effective continuous improvement efforts at all institutional levels. He earned his Ed.D. from North Carolina State University (Higher Education Administration); an M.A. degree from Western Carolina University (Organizational Development); and a B.A. degree from Idaho State University (International Law). He and his family reside in Asheville, North Carolina. Ben is also retired from the United States Army in the field of Military Intelligence.