Administrative Staff


Tom Milholland, Ph.D.
Dr. Milholland serves as the Assistant Provost for Institutional Effectiveness. He also serves as the Director for the Visiting Committee Program and for the Office of Institutional Research and Assessment. He is responsible for managing assessments across campus - Outcomes Assessment, 5-Year Program Review, and Writing and Speaking Assessment. He also facilitates the gathering and dissemination of institutional research for the University. Dr. Milholland can be reached at


Lisa McCarty
Lisa is the Assistant Director for the Office of Institutional Effectiveness and the Institutional Researcher for the university. She is responsible for coordination of all requests for information from off-campus entities and external reporting to the U.S. Department of Education, Independent Colleges and Universities of Texas, and Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board, plus others. Lisa also provides official information for on-campus use such as Retention and Graduation rates, and summary views of data. Lisa assists with coordination of on-campus, campus-wide surveys that are conducted on a regular basis. Lisa can be reached at


Sheila Hilton
Sheila is the Administrative Assistant to the Office of Institutional Effectiveness and for the Visiting Committee Program.  Sheila can be reached at