As a member of the client education team at IDEA, Chase Cookson brings nine years of experience in higher education administration, teaching, and faculty development. His life’s mission is to affect positive change in the lives of others and he believes that education is the most effective way of accomplishing that mission. Prior to joining the IDEA team, Chase completed his Doctor of Business Administration at Walden University, his Master of Business Administration at Grantham University, and undergraduate degrees in Political Science and Anthropology at the University of Kansas.
When he isn’t supporting IDEA client institutions, Chase can be found camping somewhere in Missouri with his partner Hilary, her daughter Maddy, and his dog Calvin.
Industry Expertise (2)
Training and Development
Areas of Expertise (14)
Higher Education Administration
Work - Life Balance
Walden University: DBA, Social Impact Management
Grantham University: MBA, Strategic Management
University of Kansas: BA, Political Science, Anthropology
Affiliations and Past Experience (4)
- Academy of Management : Member
- International Society of Sustainability Professionals : Member
- Association for the Assessment of Learning in Higher Education : Member
- Grantham University : Former faculty and chair of business school