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The Higher Learning Commission will appoint a Site Team which will evaluate the University of Colorado Denver for continued accreditation in 2021. The HLC Site Team will visit the on April 26-28, 2021. The members of the Site Team are listed below.
Senior Vice President and CFOOhio State University108 Bricker HallColumbus, OH firstname.lastname@example.org
Geoffrey S. Chatas has been Chief Financial Officer and Senior Vice President at Ohio State University since February 15, 2010. Mr. Chatas serves as Manager of AEP Texas Central Transition Funding LLC. He served as Senior Vice President, finance and Treasurer of American Electric Power Co Inc. since April, 2003. He served as an Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Carolina Power & Light Co. from January 2004 to November 14, 2005.
Mr. Chatas received a Masters degree in business administration in 1990 from INSEAD, an international business school in France, a Masters Degree in History in 1988 from Oxford University in the United Kingdom and a Bachelor degree in Economics and history in 1985 from Georgetown University in Washington, DC.
Librarian EmeritusUniversity of Kansas910 E. 850 Rd.Lawrence, KS email@example.com
Dr. Crowe became Special Assistant to the Dean of Libraries at the University of Kansas (KU) in July 2007, as he moved into "phased retirement." Previously, he had been Spencer Librarian at KU since July 1999, responsible for the university's rare books, manuscripts, regional history and archival collections and services in the Kenneth Spencer Research Library. He had been KU's Vice Chancellor for Information Services from 1996-1999, having taken on that responsibility in addition to his role as Dean of Libraries, a position to which he was named in 1990.
Dr. Crowe earned his master's degree in library service at Rutgers University in 1969. He was awarded the PhD from Indiana University in 1986.
He has been a Consultant-Evaluator for the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association, from 2003-presen
Associate Provost for Faculty and Student AffairsUniversity of Chicago5801 S. Ellis Avenue Suite 510Chicago, IL firstname.lastname@example.org
Ms. Gould’s is the Associate Provost for Faculty and Students Affairs at the University of Chicago. Her responsibilities include reviewing and approving appointments for academic non-faculty, research associates and lecturers as well as working with federal, state and local agencies on affirmative action and other compliance issues. Gould continues to oversee the work of the Sexual Harassment Complaint Advisers and the implementation of the Americans With Disabilities Act. She also serves on a variety of committees: advancing sustainability on campus, Institutional Cooperation’s Accreditation Network; threat assessment team, University of Chicago’s sexual assault policy; co-chaired the University of Chicago Police Department Independent Review Committee; and served on the site visit team for Grinnell College and the University of Cincinnati.
Vice Provost and Vice President University Affairs
Rush University600 S. Paulina, Suite 1007Chicago, IL 660612Phone: 312-942-6202Fax: 312-942-2100Lois_A_Halstead@rush.edu
As Vice Provost and Vice President, Dr. Halstead is responsible for the day-to-day operations of Rush University. She was previously associate dean at the Rush University College of Nursing and has been actively involved in health professions education for many years. Dr. Halstead has a PhD in Nursing from University of Illinois at Chicago. She has over 20 years leadership experience in an academic health center.
University of Toledo2801 W. BancroftToledo, OH email@example.com
Dr. Lloyd A. Jacobs began his appointment as the University's 16th president in July 2006, when the former Medical University of Ohio, which he headed for approximately three years, and UT merged, and he was selected to lead the merged universities. Jacobs became the sixth president of the MUO in November 2003. Prior to coming to Toledo, Dr. Jacobs was chief operating officer of the University of Michigan Health System, one of the largest systems in the country, and senior associate dean for clinical affairs at the University of Michigan Medical School. He also held a faculty appointment as professor of surgery.
Dr. Jacobs earned a bachelor's degree in 1965 from Miami University in Oxford, Ohio, and an M.D. degree in 1969 from Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine in Baltimore. He completed surgery residency training at Johns Hopkins Hospital, University of California at San Diego Hospital and Wayne State University Hospital in Detroit. He is the author of six book chapters and of more than 50 articles in peer-reviewed medical and scientific publications such as Journal of Vascular Surgery, Surgery, and American Surgeon, and has been a featured speaker at dozens of national medical and scientific meetings on topics such as vascular disease, managed care, medical leadership, measuring quality in health care and quality assurance.
Dean, College of Natural and Applied SciencesMissouri State University901 S. National Ave. Office of the ProvostSpringfield, MO 65897 417-836-5249417-836-6934TameraJahnke@missouristate.edu
Dr. Jahnke earned the PhD, at the University of Iowa, 1986 in Organic Chemistry. Her Research Interests are in the area of Organic Synthesis and in particular, in the discovery of new synthetic reactions or concepts and the application of these to the synthesis of new molecules. Her Professional Affiliations include: American Chemical Society and Missouri Academy of Sciences (Past President, 2002-03).
Associate Dean, Faculty AffairsNorthwestern University750 N Lake Shore Drive Rubloff 11-105Chicago, IL 606110000 312-503-1737312-503-7654 firstname.lastname@example.org
Dr. Richard McGee is the Associate Dean for Faculty Recruitment and Professional Development at the Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine.
Dr. McGee received his B.S. in 1971 from the University of Minnesota and Ph.D. in 1975 from the University of Iowa, both in Biochemistry. After 2 years of postdoctoral research at NIH he joined the faculty of the Department of Pharmacology at Georgetown University. His research interests were in molecular pharmacology and membrane structure/function relationships in neurons. From 1987-1991 Dr. McGee was the Associate Dean for Student Affairs and Associate Professor of Pharmacology at the Medical College of Ohio. From 1991 to 2003, Dr. McGee joined Mayo Clinic as Associate Dean for Student Affairs, Mayo Graduate School, and Director of the Office of Minority Student Affairs for Mayo Clinic College of Medicine.
Assistant Professor, Organizational Leadership SupervisionPurdue UniversityDepartment of Organizational Leadership &Supervision Ernest Young HallWest Lafayette, IN 47907765-494-5616 (w) ; (765) 497-3465 (H) email@example.com
Dr. Lisa Ncube is Assistant Professor in the Department of Organizational Leadership, College of Technology, Purdue University. Her main areas of research are Organizational Effectiveness, Workforce Development, and Skills and Technology Transfer. A native of Zimbabwe, she has been an educator for twenty years. Prior to joining the department she was Director Evaluation for CAPE in the Department of Educational Psychology at Ball State University. She was also an assistant professor in the School of Education at Anderson University. She has worked in her native country as a high school science teacher, curriculum developer, assessment specialist, and evaluator.
Dr. Ncube received her doctorate in Curriculum and Instruction from Purdue University in December 2000. Her Master’s degree in Curriculum is from the University Sussex, U.K in 1991. She graduated with a B.S. degree in Biological Sciences and Education from the University of Sierra Leone in 1981.
Executive Vice Dean, Medical SchoolUniversity of Minnesota-Twin CitiesMMC8293/420 Delaware St. SEMinneapolis, MN firstname.lastname@example.org
Dr. Mark Paller, has been a professor of medicine, a physician and a leading researcher at the University of Minnesota’s for the last 27 years, in July 2009 became executive vice dean of the University of Minnesota Medical School. He continues to see patients in addition to having responsibility for the day-to-day operations of the Medical School. His research interests are in acute kidney injury, hypertension, and kidney disease in pregnancy. Dr. Paller is actively involved in teaching medical students, residents, fellows, faculty, and practitioners. Dr. Paller has been listed in Best Doctors in America since 1996.
Dr. Paller received his medical degree at Northwestern University, performed an internal medicine residency at Case Western Reserve University and a nephrology fellowship at the University of Colorado, and received a Master's degree in Administrative Medicine from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
Professor of EnglishArizona State UniversityDepartment of English P.O. Box 870302Tempe, AZ 85287-0302480-965-3898480-965-2253Shirley.Rose@asu.edu
Dr. Shirley Rose is Professor of English and Director of Arizona State University Writing Programs in the English Department on the Tempe campus, where she also teaches graduate courses in writing program administration. She came to ASU in Fall 2009 from Purdue University, where she directed the award-winning program in Introductory Composition at Purdue (ICaP). She also served as Assistant Head of the Purdue University Department of English. Her publications include two collections on writing program administration research and theory, co-edited with Irwin Weiser, and numerous articles and chapters on writing teacher preparation and issues in the professionalization of graduate students in rhetoric and composition. Professor Rose's other areas of scholarly interest include citation studies and archival research, theory, and practice. She has taught courses in archival methodologies and won a Purdue Provost's Study in a Second Discipline Fellowship for a project in the rhetoric of archival practices.
Dr. Rose received a Ph.D. in Rhetoric, Linguistics, and Literature from the University of Southern California, in 1984. She received an M.A. in English, Kansas State University, Manhattan, Kansas, 1976; and a B.S. in Christian Service/English, Manhattan Christian College, Manhattan, Kansas, 1974. She is an experienced Peer Reviewer for the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.
Dean, College of Letters and ScienceUniversity of Wisconsin-Madison105 South Hall: 1055 Bascom MallMadison, WI email@example.com
Dr. Sandefur was named Dean of the College of Letters and Science at the University of Wisconsin–Madison in August, 2004. Prior to that he served as Professor of Sociology, Associate Vice Chancellor, Interim Provost, and Director of the American Indian Studies Program, all at UW-Madison. Dean Sandefur is the chief academic and operating officer of Letters and Science. His responsibilities include policy development (in collaboration with the Associate Deans and the Academic Planning Council), academic program review, strategic planning, resource development and allocation, faculty recruitment and retention, and external relations.
Dr. Sandefur received his Ph.D. from Stanford University in 1978. He has been a Consultant-Evaluator, for the North Central Association Higher Learning Commission since 2005.
Dean Emeritus, College of Business Administration & Grad. Sch. of Mgt.Kent State UniversityBusiness Bldg. Room 421 Management & Info. SystemsKent, OH firstname.lastname@example.org
Aside from his appointment as Dean Emeritus at Kent State, Dr. Stevens also serves as a Professor of Management & Information Systems. Dr. Stevens was Professor of Management and Dean of the School of Business Administration at Oakland University from January 1991 until June 1995. During 1989 through 1990 he served as Professor of Management and Interim Dean of the College of Business Administration at the University of Central Florida. Dr. Stevens has done extensive research in the areas of employment discrimination, performance appraisal, recruitment, selection, and stereotyping behavior. He has published 57 journal articles, 80 proceedings, and has presented over 100 papers at academic and professional meetings. His diverse employment background includes positions as financial analyst, internal placement coordinator, recruiter, and assistant to the director of employee relations. Dr. Stevens holds the following accreditations:
Dean Stevens serves as a Consultant-Evaluator for the North Central Association.
Vice Provost for Faculty AffairsUniversity of Illinois at Chicago601 S. Morgan St.; M/C 102Chicago, IL email@example.com
Mo-Yin S. Tam is a Professor of Economics and Vice Provost for Faculty Affairs at the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC). She was the PI of a NSF grant on digital divide. Her recent research interests include return to postsecondary education, digital divide, gender gap in information technology and impacts of student body diversity on student academic performance. She was the PI and project director of an online program development grant from the Office of U of I Online (2000-02). She helped organize the development of the online MBA core courses in the College of Business Administration (CBA) at UIC. She also team taught an online Economics course in the CBA MBA programs.
Dr Tam received her Ph.D. in Economics from the State University of New York at Stony Brook, in 1974
Some of the major duties of Dr. Lootens-White at HLC/NCA include the following:
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