Brief Vitae for Speaker

Terri Mulkins Manning, Ed.D.
Associate Vice President for Institutional Research
Director, Center for Applied Research 
Central Piedmont Community College
Charlotte, NC  28235-5009
(704) 330-6592
(704) 330-6013 FAX

Educational Background

1990        Doctorate in Higher Education, Oklahoma State University
1986        Master of Science, Oklahoma State University
1976        Bachelor of Arts, The University of Oklahoma

Career Highlights
  • Winner, Entrepreneur of the Year, 2004
  • Opened the Center for Applied Research (only community college in the U.S. to have a research center)
  • Developed a literacy index for Mecklenburg County, North Carolina
  • Implemented the College’s planning, assessment and evaluation program
  • Community evaluator for at-risk programs and board member for a developmental preschool
  • Extensive community involvement (United Way, Foundation for the Carolinas, Census Task Force 2000, Workforce Development Board, Charlotte Chamber, Charlotte Advocates for Education and more)
  • Served on SACS reaffirmation teams and as a portfolios reviewer for NCATE
  • Completed the Institute for Senior Administrators (NCCCS), the President’s Leadership Conference, NCHEMS Higher Education Management Institute and Stephen Covey Training
  • Made over 50 presentations at state, district, national and international meetings
  • Published 12 articles in journals and conference proceedings
  • 20 years of full and part-time teaching experience at the University and Community College level in the health and research/assessment fields (prepared 25 separate courses)
  • Developed six new curriculum course proposals - team-developed a new degree program
  • Founding member and Executive Director of the American Academy of Health Behavior
  • Elected to the board of two state and one national organization
  • Assistant Editor and reviewer for the American Journal of Health Behavior

Professional Experience:

1998 - present   Associate VP, Institutional Research, Director, Center for Applied Research, Central Piedmont Community College, Charlotte, North Carolina.

1990 - 1997   Assistant Professor of Health Behavior, Department of Health Promotion and Kinesiology, The University of North Carolina at Charlotte, Charlotte, North Carolina

1989 - 1990   Visiting Instructor, Department of Health, Physical Education and Leisure, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, Oklahoma

2000 – 2006   Executive Director, The American Academy of Health Behavior Scholars Organization in the Health Behavior field

1996 - present   Owner - Health A.P.P.E.A.L.S. (Assessment, Program Planning, Evaluation and Lifestyle Services) Research, program evaluation, public speaking consultancy

1988 - 1989   Graduate Teaching Assistant, Department of Health, Physical Education and Leisure, Stillwater, Oklahoma

1982 - 1990   Instructor, Department of Science and Health Services, Tulsa Community College, Tulsa, Oklahoma   


Published Books:
    Manning, TM, Algozzine, RF & Antonak, RF. (2003) A Guide to Preparing a Thesis or Dissertation.  PNG Publications. Star City, West Virginia.

Book Chapters:
     Manning, TM & Bostian, B. (2006) New Directions for Community Colleges Benchmarking and Institutional Assessment, Chapter 9, Using Benchmark and Assessment Data to Facilitate Change. Josey Bass.

Journal Articles and Published Papers:
     Manning, T.M., Wells, D. & Ahlgrim-Delzell, L. (2003). Student assessment of teaching as a component of the overall assessment process: The teacher evaluation assessment survey (TEAS). Assessment Update: Progress, Trends and Practices in Higher Education. November/December 2003.
     McGarry, M. & Manning, T.M. (2003).  The effect of wearing corrective lenses for presbyopia on distance vision. The Journal of Ophthalmic and Physiological Optics (23), 13-20.

     Kelley, K.S. & Manning, T.M. (1998). An assessment of the health habits of physicians: What's good for the doctor is good for the patient.  North Carolina Medical Journal.  59(5). 302-3.
     Manning, T.M., Johnson, L.R. & Des Laurier, K.M. (1996). Drug Knowledge and Attitudes of  North Carolina Drug Educators and Non-drug Educators. The North Carolina Journal. 32 (2), 17-20.
     Johnson, L.R. & Manning T.M. (1996). What North Carolina advisory committee members believe should be taught in the public school family life education curriculum.  The North Carolina Journal. 32(1), 23-28.

     Manning, T.M. (1997).  Defining health behavior in light of related fields.  (Editorial Article) The American Journal of Health Behavior. 21(2), 88-90.

     Frederick, C.M., Morrison, C. & Manning, T.M. (1996). Motivation to participate, exercise affect, and outcome behaviors toward physical activity. Perceptual and Motor Skills. 82(2), 691-701.

     Manning, T.M. & Morrison (1994) Excessive exercise, family environment and perception of family environment.  Proceedings from the 10th Commonwealth and International Scientific Congress. 108-112. 

     Manning, T.M. (1993). The evolution of the American family and its effect on health behavior choices.  The ERIC Clearinghouse on Teacher Education - Resources in Education. Eric Document number ED352324.

     Berne, L.A., Swilling, C. & Manning, T.M. (1992). Effective health coordinators improving outcomes in basic education. VOICE. 5(7). 20-21, 33-34.

     Manning, T.M. (1991). Family environment as a predictor of drug and alcohol usage among offspring. The Journal of Health Education. 22(3). 144-9, 165.

     Manning, T.M. & Banfield, K.C. (1989). Do parents today need drug education programs as badly as their parents needed them?. The Journal of Drug Education. 19(2).

Membership in Professional Organizations

2001-present    American Association of Women in Community Colleges
2000-present    Women Administrators in North Carolina Higher Education
2000-present    Community College Planning and Research Organization
1998-present    The National Council for Research and Planning
1998-present    The Association for Institutional Research
1998-present    North Carolina Association for Institutional Research
1997-present    Founding Member, The American Academy of Health Behavior
1988-1998    The American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance.
1988-1997    The Association for the Advancement of Health Education
1988-1997    Health Psychology, Division 38 of The American Psychology Association.
1990-1996    The North Carolina Alliance for Health, PE, Recreation and Dance.
1993-1997    The American Public Health Association.
1988-1991    The Society of Behavioral Medicine.