Higher Learning Commission Accreditation Review

HLC Steering Committee

HLC Co-Chairs

Kristin Moser (Director, Institutional Research & Effectiveness), Scott Peters (Professor, Political Science)

Membership includes co-chairs of each HLC Criterion Committee

Criterion One: Mission

Randy Pilkington (Exec Director BCS), Michael Walter (Faculty senate chair, Associate Professor, Biology)

Criterion Two: Integrity: Ethical and Responsible Conduct

John Vallentine (Associate Provost for Faculty Affairs), Joseph Rayzor (Director of Risk Management)

Criterion Three: Teaching and Learning: Quality, Resources and Support                

Patrick Pease (Associate Provost for Academic Affairs, Dean of the Graduate College), Jamie Butler Chidozie (Director, Center for Multicultural Education)

Criterion Four: Teaching and Learning: Evaluation and Improvement

Deirdre Heistad (Director, Undergraduate Studies), Kristin Woods (Director, Student Success and Retention)

Criterion Five: Resources, Planning and Institutional Effectiveness

Gaetane Jean-Marie (Dean, College of Education), Kelly Flege (Assistant VP & Treasurer, Finance & Operations)

Federal Compliance

Kent Johnson (Dean, Continuing Education), Joyce Morrow (University Registrar)

QIP Implementation

Julianne Gassman (Director of Community Engagement), Nick Rafanello (Director of Residence Life)

HLC Criterion Subcommittees