Michael Nettles
Senior Vice President and Edmund W. Gordon Chair

Higher Ed

  • Achievement gap
  • Assessment
  • Minority students
  • Race and diversity

Michael T. Nettles is senior vice president, Policy Evaluation and Research Center at Educational Testing Service (ETS) and Edmund W. Gordon Chair at ETS. He was an ETS research scientist from 1984 to 1986 and senior research scientist from 1986 to 1989. From 1989 to 1992, Nettles was vice president, assessment of the University of Tennessee System. From 1992 to 2003 he was a professor of education at the University of Michigan. He assumed his current position in 2006. In the summer of 2014 Nettles was appointed by President Barack Obama to serve on the President’s Advisory Commission on Educational Excellence for African Americans.