Susanne Woods, Ph.D.
consultant in higher education

Susanne Woods has over 30 years experience as a professor and academic administrator, with particular expertise in strategic planning, faculty development, curricular change, and the future of the academic library.

Recent featured presentations and workshops include the New England Association of Schools and Colleges, the Council of Independent Colleges, the Council for Library and Information Resources, and the EDUCAUSE Executive Seminar on Academic Computing.

What do you need? Dr. Woods can:

  • Help you find and construct the best processes for ­your institution for strategic planning, curriculum change, or faculty development.  One size does not fit all.
  • Advise you on re-accreditation planning and the assessment process.          
  • Advise and help you make strategic decisions about the future of your library and academic technology.


“Susanne Woods is a highly knowledgeable speaker and consultant on many aspects of higher education. She is articulate and humorous--a pleasure for listeners--and serves superbly well as a leader and facilitator of less formal, interactive, planning sessions. Her extensive experience in many kinds of colleges and universities makes her advice especially valuable.”

Richard Ekman, President
Council of Independent Colleges