Kathy Hildebrand, a professor of health sciences, has been appointed assistant dean for assessment, evaluation and continuous improvement the College of Education.

Hildebrand has been at NAU since 1995 and has been active on numerous university committees, including an NCA self-study committee, the University Secondary Teacher Education Committee and the University Outcome Assessment Committee.

Her research interests are in the area of physical activity.

Hildebrand earned her Ph.D. at Florida State University and her master’s and bachelor’s degrees at Stanford University. She has served as faculty member and department chair at Fresno Pacific College.