Yun K. Kim, Ph.D.

Yun K Kim
Vice President of Institutional Effectiveness

Dr. Yun K. Kim, Vice President of Institutional Effectiveness, is responsible for the development of program assessment, strategic planning and institutional research for Bergen.

She joined the administrative staff at Bergen in January 2013. Prior to her current position, she served as associate provost for academic and institutional effectiveness at East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania. She was responsible for ensuring that the university was in full compliance with reporting requirements to state, federal, and other stakeholders. She also led the development of the university’s new strategic plan, “Inspiring Leadership and Service.” In addition, Dr. Kim served as the accreditation liaison officer for the university to the Middle States Commission on Higher Education.

Dr. Kim has extensive knowledge in every aspect of assessing institutional effectiveness. She developed and executed a college-wide performance outcome assessment program at four institutions – Goucher College in Maryland, College of Southern Maryland, Columbia College Chicago and East Stroudsburg University.

As a first-generation immigrant, Dr. Kim believes in the importance of promoting diversity within an academic environment. She earned her bachelor’s and master’s of science degrees from the University of Kentucky in 1980 and 1983, respectively. Dr. Kim received a doctorate in educational psychology from the University of Kentucky in 1989. She also is a trained group facilitator and conflict mediator.