Staff Profile

Lee Ferrell MSW, PhD
Assistant Director, Assessment & Analytics

Lee joined the Gatton College in July 2019. He brings over 5 years of experience in higher education assessment, accreditation, and analytics – as well as experience in teaching. In his current role, he oversees the reporting of course- and program-level student learning outcomes, student and program analytics, and is involved in the strategic plan. He also helps in the piloting of new assessment projects throughout the Gatton College, and serves on various committees at both the College and University level. Lee is an active member of the University Assessment Council, where he has chaired task forces dedicated to the work of this group. Lee is also a Faculty Employability Fellow, reporting to the Kentucky Council on Postsecondary Education (CPE). Prior to his appointment at Gatton, Lee served in an assessment role within Transformative Learning, where he was a member of the team that wrote the Quality Enhancement Plan (QEP) report for SACSCOC Accreditation. He also has also taught various courses relating to assessment, research, and data analysis in the College of Social Work and in the College of Health Sciences. Lee received his MSW (2013) and Ph.D. (2018) at the University of Kentucky.

Contact Information

Phone: 859-257-4118
Email: davidleeferrell@uky.edu
Office: 371B