Tabitha Kingsbury

Tabitha Kingsbury is the Associate Director of Retention for the Judd Leighton School of Business and Economics. After earning her BA in Spanish with a minor in Business at IU South Bend, Kingsbury, served as an assistant in the Office of Student Services at her alma mater. A few years later, Kingsbury became an admissions counselor at IU South Bend welcoming students into the university. During this time, Kingsbury completed her MA in Liberal Studies at IU South Bend with a focus on researching online education and the first year experience.

Awards and Professional Organizations:

  • Five-year Service Recognition, IU South Bend, 2016
  • Professional Staff Counsel Treasurer, IU South Bend, 2016 - Present
  • Online Education Advisory Board, IU South Bend

Her Research Interests Include:

  • First Year Experience
  • Student Engagement
  • Student Retention