Meet the Staff

  • Rhonda Belton
    Associate Director of Institutional Research
    Alamance Building 216C
    2309 Campus Box Elon, NC 27244
    (336) 278-6643

    Dr. Rhonda Belton is the Associate Director of Institutional Research where she has served since March 2013.  Rhonda earned her Ph.D. in Curriculum and Teaching with a concentration in Higher Education Administration from The University of North Carolina at Greensboro where her research focus was on the impacts of experiential learning on leadership in female college students. Rhonda developed Elon’s original ‘Elon Experiences’ system; her interest and passion is in the learning and growth that experiential learning gives to our students and how that positions them to make a difference in the world.

    Rhonda was in technology leadership as Director of Application Systems Campus & Instructional Technologies preceded by her many years of work in Administrative Computing. She is now in Institutional Research.

  • Kim Fath
    Assistant Director for Assessment
    Alamance Building 216
    2309 Campus Box Elon, NC 27244
    (336) 278-5420
    Specialty: Research Methods, Program Effectiveness and Assessment, Survey Design and Analysis, Curriculum Planning
  • Rob Springer
    Executive Director of Institutional Effectiveness
    Alamance Building 216
    2309 Campus Box Elon, NC 27244
    (336) 278-6644

    Dr. Robert Springer is the Executive Director for Institutional Effectiveness at Elon University where he has served since July 1999.  Dr. Springer earned his Ph.D. in Educational Research Methodology from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. 

    Dr. Springer has served in various positions on the executive committee for the North Carolina Association for Institutional Research (NCAIR) and has twice been president. He has presented nationally, conducted workshops on assessment and institutional research, and has helped to establish and maintain the annual assessment conference (est. 2005) for the North Carolina Independent Colleges and Universities (NCICU).  In addition to being involved in accreditation visits at Elon, he serves on visiting teams for reaffirmation and substantive change reviews for the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC).