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Ms. Alisa K Johnson


[Johnson, Ms. Alisa K]
  • Director of Education Research, Office of the Vice President for Research


Ms. Alisa Johnson currently services as the Director of Undergraduate and Education Research at The University of Texas at Arlington.  In this role, she develops, implements, and assesses programs designed to engage undergraduate students in faculty-mentored undergraduate research experiences.  She is also  the campus director for the UT System Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation (LSAMP) program. She holds a BBA in Strategic Management and an MPA from the University of North Texas. Her areas of expertise in higher education include undergraduate and graduate enrollment management,  student services, academic advising, and undergraduate research.   

Professional Preparation

    • 1992 Master of Public Administration University of North Texas


    • Oct 2016 to Present Director of Undergraduate & Education Research
      The University of Texas at Arlington
    • Jan 2008 to Oct 2016 Director of Graduate Recruiting
      The Universtiy of Texas at Arlington
    • Jan 1999 to Jan 2008 Director of Graduate (Business Student) Services
      University of Texas at Arlington   The University of Texas at Arlington
    • Apr 1997 to Dec 1998 Assistant Director of Graduate Business Programs
      The University of Texas at Arlington


  • Membership
    • Oct 2016 to Present Council on Undergraduate Research
    • Apr 1993 to Present North Texas College Consortium (NTCC)
    • June 2013 to June 2017 Texas Association of Graduate Admission Professionals (TXGAP)
    • Mar 2008 to Dec 2016 Study Texas
    • Apr 2006 to Dec 2016 National Association of Graduate Admission Professional (NAGAP)
    • Sept 1992 to Nov 2013 Texas Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers (TACRAO)
    • July 1992 to Mar 1997 Texas Association for College Admissions Counseling (TACAC)


      • MAVS 1000-097 First Year Experience

        First-time freshmen students (new high school graduates) who have been accepted into UTA are required to take MAVS 1000.  MAVS 1000 orients students to life on campus and assists in the transition to college. Course content and assignments will help students identify their individual needs and skills which will affect their success, determine what resources are appropriate and available to them, and formulate a plan for an actively engaged and enriched experience on the campus.

        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2017 Download Syllabus Contact info & Office Hours