Karen Tarnoff

Dr. Karen J. Tarnoff is the Associate Dean for Assurance of Learning, Assessment and International Programs for the College of Business and Technology at East Tennessee State University. In this capacity, she coordinates the assessment of student learning outcomes across seven diverse departments (Accountancy; Economics and Finance; Management and Marketing; Computing; Military Science; Engineering, Engineering Technology, and Surveying; and Digital Media) and multiple accrediting bodies (SACS, AACSB, ABET, NASAD, CIDA). Tarnoff is a facilitator for the AACSB and has authored materials for its Assurance of Learning I and II Seminars. She has published and given presentations on assessment-related topics and has helped many schools develop, implement and refine their assessment systems.