Elizabeth Looker (Liz) is a senior program manager on Ithaka S+R’s Educational Transformation team. She focuses on improving students’ access and success in higher education through partnerships and implementing innovative programming, particularly the Ohio College Comeback Compact addressing stranded credits.

Previously Liz was the associate director of research partnerships at The Hope Center for College, Community, and Justice at Temple University where she led a team of project managers and worked on a portfolio of research and evaluation projects, including the annual #RealCollege Survey. Before Temple University, Liz worked in higher education administration at the MIT Sloan School of Management as the associate director of undergraduate education and program coordinator of student life and learning in the executive MBA program.

Liz began her professional career in nonprofit community centers serving low-income families in Cambridge, Massachusetts. She holds a BA in sociology and fine art from Hampshire College and an M.Ed. in higher education administration from Suffolk University.