College of Education and Professional Studies

Dr. Kristi Archuleta

Email: karchuleta@uco.edu

Phone: (405) 974-2228

Office: TTH 106A

Box: 83

General Information

Dr. Kristi Archuleta is an Associate Professor in the Adult Education and Safety Sciences Department and the Director of Faculty Outreach & Support for the Office of Global and Cultural Competencies.

She has been serving in higher education environments for over 15 years as faculty member in both undergraduate and graduate programs. Her research agenda includes the areas of faculty development, diversity, and individual and systemic motivation and change. Kristi is a self-described change-agent and currently is focused on bringing positive energy and empowerment to mindfulness, social justice, and sustainability initiatives across campus. She is passionate about connecting ideas, people, and resources together for the good of the community. 

Degrees

  • Ed.D. Adult and Post-Secondary Education, University of Wyoming, Laramie, Wyoming, 2009

Inclusive online instruction: An examination of strategies used in an entry-level undergraduate adult learning course (Dissertation)

  • M.L.S. Adult Learning, Training, and Development Regis University, Denver, Colorado, 2002

Revelations in brain theory: A resource for community Education (Thesis)

  • Graduate Certificate: Instructional Technology, Regis University, Denver, Colorado, 2002
  • B. A. Communication Regis University, Denver, Colorado, 2000

Faculty Leadership 

  • Faculty Senate President, 2017-2018, Vice President 2016-2017, Faculty Senator 2012-2014, 2015-2019
  • STLR Global and Cultural Competencies Tenant Liaison, 2017- present
  • Institutional Review Board Member (Alternate), 2017-present
  • Hispanic Success Initiative (HSI) Co-Creator, Faculty Planning, Research PI, and Mentor 2015- present
  • Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Liaison, College of Education and Professional Studies, 2015-present
  • Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL) Scholar Planning, Lunch & Learn, and SoTL Scholar and Mentor Team (CETTL), 2015-Present
  • Chair of the Human Resource and Development (HRD) Special Interest Group of the Commission of Professors of Adult Education (CPAE), 2015-present
  • Co-Chair of the Prior Learning Assessment Action Team 2012-2013, Member of the Adjunct Faculty Action Team, 2013-2014
  • Vice President Latino Faculty and Staff Association (LFSA), 2016-2018
  • Academic Program Coordinator- Reach Higher- Organizational Leadership, 2011-2014. Led program growth from 89- to over 250 adult learners, developed a series of online courses, and completed extensive curriculum revisions.

Awards

  • Most Distinguished Teacher Scholar- CETTL, University of Central Oklahoma, 2017
  • SoTL Mentor & SoTL Scholar, CETTL, University of Central Oklahoma, 2017
  • Exceptional Group Service Awards, LFSA, University of Central Oklahoma, 2016
  • Latino Leadership Oklahoma City Class II Graduate, Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, 2015
  • Malcom Knowles Outstanding Adult Education Program Recipient, AAACE, 2014
  • Nomination, Director-At-Large, AAACE, 2011
  • Professional Scholarship, Mountain Plains Adult Education Association, 2009
  • Clarence Jayne Scholarship, University of Wyoming, 2006
  • Leona S. & Jeanette Heptner Scholarship, University of Wyoming, 2006
  • Excellence in Teaching Award, Regis University, 2004
  • Masters Honors, Regis University, 2002

Recent Scholarly Activity

  • Renteria-Mendoza, L., Montes, L., & Archuleta, K. (2018, April). Strengthening the Hispanic Success Initiative: Supporting Hispanic Students at non-HSI. Submitted to the Higher Learning Commission annual conference, Chicago, IL.
  • Gupta, K. & Archuleta, K. (2017, November). Mindfulness Meditation: The Potential Impact for Online Learning. Presented at the American Association of Adult and Continuing Education annual conference, Memphis, TN.
  • Archuleta, K., Montes, L., Martinez-Sotelo, G, Macey, D, & Renteria-Mendoza, L. (2017, October). Strategies and Partnerships for Attracting and Retaining Diverse Faculty. Presented at the Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities annual conference, San Diego, CA.
  • Montes, L., Renteria-Mendoza, L. & Archuleta, K. (2017, April). Hispanic Success Initiative: Support for Hispanic Students at non-HSI’s. Presented at the Higher Learning Commission annual conference, Chicago, IL. 
  • Archuleta, K., Montes, L., Renteria-Mendoza, L., Conley, M., Kilbourne, C., & Napier, J. (2017, March). Transformative Diversity Initiatives at the University of Central Oklahoma. Presented at the Transformative Learning annual conference, Oklahoma City, OK.
  • Renteria-Mendoza, L., Archuleta, K., Martinez-Sotelo, G., Conley, M., Napier, J., & Montes, L. (2016, October). Enhancing the Institutional Environment for Hispanic Student Success at UCO. Presented at the Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities annual conference, San Antonio, TX.
  • Fire, N., Archuleta, K., & McGee, J. (2016, April). Bridges to Embrace Culturally Responsive Teaching. Presented at the Transformative Learning Conference annual conference, Oklahoma City, OK.  
  • Fire, N., Cunliff, E., Strohschen, G., Griswold, W., Archuleta, K., & McGuinty, J. (2015, November). Mobilizing AAACE to Advocate and Work for Social Justice by Means of Adult Education. Presented at the American Association of Adult and Continuing Education annual conference, Oklahoma City, OK.  
  • Archuleta, K., Renteria-Mendoza, L., & Conley, M. (2015, November). Supporting and Retaining Diverse Learners: Cultural Competence across Campus. Presented at the American Association of Adult and Continuing annual conference, Oklahoma City, OK.
  • Roumell, Archuleta, Nabb, Dodd, Tan, & Roessger. (2015, November). Reorienting our Approach to Adult Education Toward Greater Integration. Research to Practice (R2P) Conference Proceedings, Norman, OK. 
  • Archuleta, K., Lawrence, S., Lambeth, J., Burdina, M., Alexander, C., Rollins, P., & Goad, N. (2015, November). The SOTL Connection: Linking Research and Practice. Presented at the Research to Practice annual conference, Norman, OK.