Marianne F. Boeke

Marianne Boeke


Marianne Boeke is a Senior Associate at the National Center for Higher Education Management Systems (NCHEMS). She joined NCHEMS as a Research Associate in March 2004. Marianne works on a variety of long and short-term projects including ones associated with the Lumina Foundation for Education, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, the Aspen Institute, USA Funds, National Science Foundation (NSF), the Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education (WICHE) Interstate Passport Initiative, and the WICHE Cooperative for Educational Technologies (WCET) State Authorization Network (state regulations and compliance issues for higher education institutions). 

Marianne has co-authored reports for the Center for State Policy on Student Progression (C2SP) projects (2008, 2010, & 2011).  In addition, she is the co-author of Critical Connections: Linking States’ Unit Record Systems to Track Student Progress (co-authored with Peter Ewell for the Lumina Foundation for Education, 2007) and Adult Learners in the United States: A National Profile (co-authored with Karen Paulson for the American Council on Education, 2006). Additionally, Marianne was the editor of the Technology Costing Methodology Casebooks (Fund for the Improvement of Postsecondary Education [FIPSE], 2001 & 2004).

Prior to NCHEMS, Marianne worked at the Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education (WICHE/WCET) as a staff associate.  Marianne managed the FIPSE funded project, Technology Costing Methodology (TCM), the Multimedia Educational Resource for Learning and Online Teaching (MERLOT) Project, and assisted with membership services.  Marianne has also held administrative positions at The American University, the University of Denver, and the Western Governors University (WGU).

Marianne holds a higher education from the University of Denver, a master’s degree from The American University, and a bachelor’s degree from San Jose State University. Her areas of specialization and interests include: evaluation, qualitative research, accreditation, post-secondary attainment, technology and costing issues in higher education, academic management, policy analysis, and state regulations and compliance issues (state authorization).

Curriculum Vitae for Marianne F. Boeke