Caula Beyl has served as principal investigator or co-investigator on 41 funded research projects in various areas of horticulture, stress physiology and space biology. Her research has resulted in several refereed research publications, seven book chapters, one book and 115 abstracts and presentations, which included institutional research and assessment topics.
She began her academic career as a researcher and teacher at Alabama A&M University where she remained for more than 26 years. She assumed the role of director of the Office of Institutional Planning, Research and Evaluation in 2002. Beyl helped to revise and write new strategic and effectiveness documents for the university and was essential in guiding Alabama A&M University through its reaffirmation of accreditation process including the development of a Quality Enhancement Plan.
She has presented on a variety of retention, institutional planning, learning outcomes, and QEP development topics to NACDRAO, SAIR, SEF and SACS, among others. She also has served as the external examiner for Masters of International Horticulture students at Liebniz University in Hannover, Germany.
Expertise Categories: Biology | Horticulture | Retention | Institutional Planning