Steering Committee

Steering committee members are responsible for providing leadership to the entire Self-Study process. Responsibilities included.

  • Determining the key issues for the Self-Study;
  • Developing a Self-Study Design, including a draft Documentation Roadmap;
  • Ensuring the work groups’ research assignments and reports are coordinated and implemented as planned;
  • Serving as liaisons and resources to the work groups;
  • Communicating within the institution about the Self-Study process;
  • Arranging for the institution-wide review of and response to Self-Study drafts;
  • Overseeing the completion of the final Self-Study Report and subsequent supporting documentation; and, 
  • Making arrangements to host the evaluation team visit.

Self-Study Steering Committee Membership 

  • Larry Weiskirch, Ph.D., Chair and Professor, Biology (Co-Chair)
  • Julie White, Ph.D., Senior Vice President, Student Engagement & Learning Support (Co-Chair)
  • Malkiel Choseed, Ph.D., Professor, English
  • Kathleen D’Aprix, Assistant Vice President, Academic Support Programs
  • Douglas Dinero, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Social Sciences
  • Karen Fabrizio, Chair and Associate Professor, Health Information Technology
  • Nancy Gabriel, Professor, Human Services & Teacher Education
  • Sarah Gaffney, Vice President, Financial Services
  • Teresa Godiers, Chair and Associate Professor, Architecture & Interior Design
  • Julie Hart, Assistant to the President, Presidential Liaison to the Steering Committee
  • Rebecca Hoda-Kearse, Associate Vice President, Student Engagement
  • Julie March, Associate Professor, Mathematics
  • Carol Obernesser, Assistant Vice President, Financial Services
  • Katharine Rumrill-Teece, Ed.D., Dean, Humanities & Social Sciences
  • Olin Stratton, Dean, Natural and Applied Sciences
  • Nina Tamrowski, Professor, Social Sciences
  • Wendy Tarby, Associate Vice President, Institutional Effectiveness & Planning (Project Manager/ALO)
  • Scott Titus, Director, Marketing & New Media
  • Anastasia Urtz, J.D., Vice President, Administration & Compliance
  • Shawn Wiemann, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Social Sciences