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Office of the Provost Accreditation


Accreditation Leadership

Committee on Institutional Accreditation and Program Assessment

Manuel Acevedo, Director of Mentoring Programs and Assessment, Office of Multicultural Student Services
Tammy Barry: Associate Dean, Graduate School
Doug Call, Chair, Faculty Senate
Kimberly Green: Director, Office of Assessment for Curricular Effectiveness
Joanne Greene, Director of Programming, University Recreation
Fran Hermanson: Executive Director of Institutional Research
Ellen Taylor: Associate Vice President for Student Engagement, Division of Student Affairs
Michael Highfill, Interim Assistant Vice Provost, Office of Academic Engagement
Clif Stratton, Director, University Common Requirements (UCORE)

The Committee on Institutional Accreditation and Program Assessment (CIAPA) is responsible for managing university academic accreditation initiatives, instilling and promoting a system-wide culture of assessment, and advising the Accreditation Liaison Officer on best practices for meeting accreditation standards and using assessment data.

Accreditation Liaison Officer

Craig Parks, Vice Provost for System Innovation and Policy
Tel: (509) 335-5581

Angela Merrill, Principal Assistant
Tel: (509) 335-5581