Cassie Walizer, M.Ed.

Associate Director
Center for Inclusive and Academic Excellence (CIAE)

Cassie received her master's in Education in Higher Education from Texas Tech University. Before moving into the Associate Director role, Cassie served as a Success Coach in TRIO SSS. Before her work in CIAE, Cassie served as a residence hall coordinator and the Assistant Director for Student Services in the Tippie College of Business. She also spent a year as an academic advisor at Georgia State University, incorporating innovative predictive analytics and outreach plans into her advising model. In her tenure at the University of Iowa, Cassie has been involved with student success initiatives. Her mission is to eliminate equity gaps in higher education.

Cassie enjoys reading, gardening, exploring new eateries, and spending time with her family.