Higher Learning Commission Accreditation
HLC Accreditation Committee Co-Chairs
Nate Grimm | Budget and Finance Analyst | Budget Office
Bernice Harris | Associate Vice President for Curriculum and Academic Effectiveness | Academic Affairs
Steering Committee Members
Zsuzsa Balogh | Associate Professor | Civil Engineering Technology Department
Kim Bubon | Administrative Support | Academic and Student Affairs
Greg Clifton | Chair, Associate Professor | Accounting Department
Michael Erskine | Director | Educational Technology Center
Joan Foster | Dean | College of Letters, Arts and Sciences
Liz Hinde | Dean | School of Education
Jamie Hurst | Director of Alumni Relations and Giving | University Advancement
Samantha Kalinowski | Assistant Director | Office of Institutional Research
Gretta Mincer | Associate Director | Student Activities
Stephanie Protsman | Associate Registrar | Registrar’s Office
Maria Rey-Lopez | Associate Professor | Modern Languages Department
Linda Stroup | Chair, Associate Professor | Nursing Department
Kevin Taylor | Associate Director | Information Technology
Metza Templeton | Tuition Classification Officer | Registrar's Office
Dan Vaccaro | Assistant Director of Content | Marketing and Communications
Dave Weiden | Assistant Professor | Political Science Department
Work Group Leaders
Joan Foster | Work Group One | Mission
The institution’s mission is clear and articulated publicly; it guides the institutions operations.
Linda Stroup | Work Group Two | Integrity: Ethical and Responsible Conduct
The institution acts with integrity. Its conduct is ethical and responsible.
Dave Weiden | Work Group Three | Teaching and Learning: Quality, Resources and Support
The institution provides high-quality education, wherever and however its offerings are delivered.
Michael Erskine | Work Group Four | Teaching and Learning: Evaluation and Improvement
The institution demonstrates responsibility for the quality of its educational programs, learning environments, and support services, and it evaluates their effectiveness for student learning through processes designed to promote continuous improvement.
Liz Hinde | Work Group Five | Resources, Planning and Institutional Effectiveness
The institution’s resources, structures and processes are sufficient to fulfill its mission, improve the quality of its educational offerings and respond to future challenges and opportunities. The institution plans for the future.
Greg Clifton | Work Group Six | Assumed practices and federal compliance documents
Dan Vaccaro | Work Group Seven | Communications