Ning Sun

Credentials: PhD (she/her)

Position title: Director of Student Affairs Assessment


Phone: (608) 262-5842

191 Bascom Hall
500 Lincoln Drive
Madison, WI 53706

Coordinator of Student Affairs Assessment - Ning Sun

Ning Sun is the Director of Student Affairs Assessment in Student Affairs at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Ning provides oversight and guidance to divisional assessment efforts, such as advancing assessment on divisional strategic priorities, developing divisional short- and long-term assessment plans, and creating policies and procedures for divisional assessment standards. In addition, Ning also provides consultation and training for divisional staff regarding assessment project design, implementation, and results interpretation.

Ning holds a master’s degree in Educational Leadership and Policy Analysis from UW-Madison. She is also a Doctoral Candidate in the Department of Educational Leadership and Policy Analysis with a minor in quantitative methodologies. Her research interests center around postsecondary teaching and learning, with a particular focus on STEM education in the context of community colleges, as well as community college students’ learning experiences in relation to their motivational beliefs, academic behaviors, and short-term and long-term academic achievements in STEM fields.