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HLC Accreditation Committee & Criterion Teams

Category: University

Year: 2016-2017

Committee Charge

Complete the revision of the Higher Learning Commission Assurance Argument by the March deadline. Assist with organizing the HLC Site Visit in April. Debrief and make recommendations about the HLC process for future iterations and generally guide the campus process.

Members

HLC Accreditation Team 2016-17work will be completed on July 15, 2017

Student Representative: Ben Damberg
Academic Staff Senate Representative & Criterion Team Five Leader: Jennifer Bird
Assurance Argument Faculty Co-Coordinator: Maria Cuzzo
Editor for Assurance Argument: Beth Grbavcich
Director of Outreach & Alternative Delivery & Criterion Team One Leader: Karen Heikel
Faculty member and SPCT Representative: Jerry Hembd
Institutional Research Administrative Support: Margaret Johnson
Assurance Argument Co-Coordinator & Accreditation Liaison Officer: Jenice Meyer
Faculty Member & Criterion Team Three Leader: Eleni Pinnow
University Staff Senate Representative: Jim Rink
Faculty Member & Criterion Team Four Leader: Steven Rosenberg
Controller & Criterion Team Two Leader: Rob Waksdahl
Interim Provost/Vice Chancellor of Academic Affairs: Jackie Weissenburger
Assessment Coordinator: Jamie White-Farnham
Assurance System Coordinator: Emily Neumann

Steering Committee
Interim Provost/Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs: Jackie Weissenburger
Assurance Argument Faculty Co-Coordinator: Maria Cuzzo
Assurance Argument Faculty Co-Coordinator & Accreditation Liaison Officer: Jenice Meyer
Assurance System Coordinator: Emily Zobel
Institutional Research Administrative Support: Margaret Johnson

Federal Compliance
Dean of Students: Harry Anderson
Director of Financial Aid: Donna Dahlvang
Registrar: Jeff Kirschling
Office of University Relations: Leah Kohlts
Assistant to the Provost: Amy Missinne
Academic Planner: Jenice Meyer
Interim Provost/Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs: Jackie Weissenburger

Criterion One. Missionwork was completed in July 2016
Faculty Members (2): Pamela Bustos, Jerry Hembd
Office of University Relations: Daniel Fanning
Department of Educational Leadership Field Placement Coordinator: Amy Flaig
Director of Outreach & Alternative Delivery: Karen Heikel
Diversity and Inclusion: Gabriela Theis
Student Representative: Ron Bichler

Criterion Two. Integrity: Ethical and Responsible Conductwork was completed in July 2016
Faculty Senate Representative: Deborah Augsburger
Faculty Member: Ethan Christensen
Human Resources Manager: Steve Marshall
Dean of Students Office: Paul Eberhardt
Provost/Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs: Jackie Weissenburger
Director of Admissions: Robert Strand
Controller: Rob Waksdahl

Criterion Three. Teaching and Learning: Quality, Resources, and Supportwork was completed in July 2016
Director of Career Services and Advising: Cortney Alexander
Dean of Faculties: Dean Yohnk
Student Representative: Ben Damberg
Coordinator of the High Impact Practices: Eleni Pinnow
CETL Director: Monica Roth Day
Campus Life Representative: Ethan Russom
Assessment Committee member: Kenna Bolton Holz
General Education Committee member:

Criterion Four. Teaching and Learning: Evaluation and Improvementwork was completed in July 2016
Department of Education Leadership Reporting Officer and Advisor: Michael Buncher
Transfer Specialist: Janie Campbell
Associate Dean of Academic Affairs: Suzanne Griffith
Faculty member: Daniela Mansbach
APRC Committee Member: Steven Rosenberg
Director of Student Support Services: Toua Thao
Assessment Coordinator: Jamie White-Farnham

Criterion Five. Resources, Planning, and Institutional Effectivenesswork was completed in July 2016
Faculty Senate Representative: Brent Notbohm
Academic Staff Senate Representative: Jennifer Bird
University Staff Senate Representative: Jay Conley
Vice Chancellor for Administration and Finance: Gigi Koenig
Office of Institutional Effectiveness: Jessica Mansfield
IT Director of Application Services: Jim Rink
Student Body President: Kara Schmidt