Selected Presentations

Kelly, P., Applegate., Fraire. J., “Looking Back and Looking Forward – Trends in How Community Colleges Serve Underrepresented Students” State Higher Education Executive Officers (SHEEO) State Higher Education Policy Conference, August 2019

Kelly, P., “Setting Educational Attainment Goals: Not Just More, But More of What?” National Benchmarking Institute, Kansas City, MO, April 24, 2018.

Kelly, P., Christeson, R., “IPEDS Educators Web Conference,” Association for Institutional Research, April 19, 2018.

Akers, K., Kelly, P., Styles, K., Voight, M. “Federal-State Data Partnerships,” NCES State Data Conference, Arlington, VA, May 3, 2017.

Francis, J., Kelly, P., Schneider, M., Redelman, D. “Measuring and Communicating the Value of College: Is All College Worth It?  How Does STEM Stack Up?” Workforce of Tomorrow: Skills, Jobs and the New Economy, Washington, DC, May 19, 2016.

Kelly, P., “The Policy Triangle: Postsecondary Education, the Workforce, and Economic Development,” NCES State Data Conference, Arlington, VA, April 26, 2016.

Kelly, P., Schneider, M., Wright, D., Whitfield, C., Zaback, K. “Focusing on Student Outcomes and Return on Investment,” SHEEO Higher Education Policy Conference, Newport Beach, CA, August 4, 2015.

Kelly, P., Jones, D., Cannon, B., Crellin, M., “Who Pays the Price to Meet Our Ambitions, and How?” SHEEO Annual Meeting, Santa Fe, NM, July 10, 2015.

Kelly, P., Crellin, M., Carlson, A., “The Rising Pressure to Report Employment Outcomes and the Potential Impact on Outcomes-Based Funding,” SHEEO Higher Education Policy Conference, Denver, CO, August 7, 2014.

Humphreys, D., Kelly, P., “Liberal Arts and Science Majors: Prospects for Long-Term Career Success,” Association of American Colleges and Universities Annual Meeting, Washington, DC, January 24, 2014.

Kelly, P. “College Access and Success in Alaska: Data Analysis,” College Access and Success Summit, Anchorage, AL, November 5, 2013.

Jones, D, Kelly, P., Anderson, R. “Getting to 2025—A Status Report on Degree-Attainment Goals…and What We Need to do to Reach the 2025 Target,” SHEEO Higher Education Policy Conference,” Orlando, FL, August 7, 2013.

Howard, D., Jones, S., Jones, D., Kelly, P., Paredes, R., “Complete College America: Progress Report and New Tools for Policy Leaders,” SHEEO Annual Meeting, Washington, DC, July 9, 2013.

Kelly, P., “The Importance of Understanding Regional Demographics and Economics in the Context of Statewide Initiatives,” Complete College Georgia Summit, Athens, GA, February 1, 2013.

Kelly, P., Whitfield, C. “The Growing Pressure to Use Workforce Data: What to Use, How to Use It,” SHEEO Higher Education Policy Conference, Chicago, IL, August 10, 2012.

Kelly, P., Crellin, M. “Updating,” NCES State Data Conference, Bethesda, MD, May 2, 2012.

Kelly, P., “Higher Education Performance Funding Measures,” North Dakota Legislative Council Higher Education Committee, Pierre, SD, November 3-4, 2011.

Kelly, P., “Colorado’s Postsecondary Education Imperatives,” Colorado Community College System Board Meeting, Denver, CO, March 4, 2011.

Kelly, P., “Keeping Virginia Competitive,” Governor’s Commission on Higher Education Reform, Innovations, and Investment, Richmond, VA, July 12, 2010.

Kelly, P., “Improving the Re-Entry Pipeline: Non-Traditional Aged Adults Enrolling and Succeeding in Postsecondary Education,” The Pell Institute: Addressing the Employment and Education Needs of Adults: A Dialog, Washington, DC, January 19, 2010.

Kelly, P., “Productivity and the Impact of Shifting Enrollments and Resources,” Louisiana Postsecondary Review Commission, Baton Rouge, LA, September 29, 2009.

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