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, Diversity, Inclusion and Social Justice), Dave Marchesani (Director, Academic Advising)

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), Michael Hager (Senior Vice President, Finance & Operations)

Federal Compliance

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

QIP Implementation

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

HLC Criterion Subcommittees