Cassandre Alvarado in academic robes

Dr. Cassandre Giguere Alvarado is the Associate Dean for Undergraduate Education and Teaching Excellence in the Moody College of Communication at The University of Texas (UT) at Austin. Over the last 25 years, she has designed and led student success innovations that have dramatically increased persistence and graduation rates at one of the nation’s leading public research universities. Most recently, Dr. Alvarado was one of the chief architects of the University’s 4-year graduation rate improvements and her work has been recognized by the Association of Public & Land Grant Universities, the National Academic Advising Association, and the National Resource Center on the First-Year Experience and Students in Transition. In addition to her national awards, Cassandre’s innovations in student success have been replicated across the country and within all academic institutions in the University of Texas System. Click here to read more about Dr. Alvarado and her efforts to ensure student success.

This website includes highlights from Cassandre’s Curriculum Vitae, such as her media appearances and awards received during her 25-year career in higher education. On this site, you will also find information about Cassandre’s consulting services, including testimonies from clients, such as Harvard University and Texas A&M University. Lastly, this site houses Dr. Alvarado’s blog that covers her areas of expertise, including student success, student development, student belonging and data-driven decision making.