Workshops, CEO Events, ALO Events, and Special Interest Group Gatherings

The following workshops are presented by WSCUC staff and other leaders in higher education. Please register individually for these pre- conference workshops.

Additional registration fees may apply.

Pre-conference workshops

Tuesday April 24, 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Early: $110 Advance: $135 Onsite: $160
John Hausaman, Director of Substantive Change and Committee Relations, WASC Senior College and University Commission
Karen Graham, Associate, WASC Senior College and University Commission
Institutional Representative: Fran Horvath, Associate Vice President for Academic Planning and Institutional Effectiveness and Co-chair, WSCUC Substantive Change Committee, California State University Monterey Bay
 
Tuesday April 24, 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Early: $110 Advance: $135 Onsite: $160
Richard Osborn, Vice President, WASC Senior College and University Commission
Institutional Representative: Jeb Egbert, Co-President, Chief Academic Officer, West Coast University
 
Wednesday April 25, 8:00 am – 11:00 am
Early: $110 Advance: $135 Onsite: $160
Richard Osborn, Vice President, WASC Senior College and University Commission
Christopher N. Oberg, Vice President/COO, WASC Senior College and University Commission
Institutional Representative: Peter Senkbeil, Provost and Executive Vice President, Concordia University
 
Wednesday April 25, 8:00 am – 11:00 am
Early: $145 Advance: $160 Onsite: $185
Geoff Chase, Provost, California State University Channel Islands
Matthew St. Clair, Director of Sustainability, Office of the President, University of California
Meghan Fay Zahniser, Executive Director, Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE)
 
Wednesday April 25, 8:00 am – 11:00 am
Early: $145 Advance: $160 Onsite: $185
Kathleen Roe, Professor of Public Health and former Chair of the Health Science and Recreation Department, San José State University
Carl Kemnitz, Deputy Provost , San José State University
 
Wednesday April 25, 8:00 am – 11:00 am
Early: $145 Advance: $160 Onsite: $185
Laura J. Massa, Director of Assessment, Loyola Marymount University
Margaret Kasimatis, Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs, Saint Mary’s College of California
 
Wednesday April 25, 8:00 am – 11:00 am
Early: $145 Advance: $160 Onsite: $185
William L. Shay, Assistant Provost/Accreditation Liaison Officer, Charles R. Drew University
 
Wednesday April 25, 8:00 am – 11:00 am
Early: $145 Advance: $160 Onsite: $185
Terrel L. Rhodes, Vice President, Association of American Colleges and Universities
 
Wednesday April 25, 8:00 am – 11:00 am
Early: $145 Advance: $160 Onsite: $185
Kevin Grant, Director of Student Affairs Assessment & Research, California Polytechnic University, San Luis Obispo
Susan Platt, Former Executive Director of Assessment, Division of Student Affairs, California State University, Long Beach
 

ALO Events

Wednesday April 25, 8:00 am – 11:00 am
No Charge
Barbara Gross Davis, Vice President, WASC Senior College and University Commission
Mark Goor, Vice President, WASC Senior College and University Commission
Maureen A. Maloney, Vice President, WASC Senior College and University Commission
Institutional Representative: Lisa E. Bortman, Associate Provost for the Office of Institutional Effectiveness, Pepperdine University
Institutional Representative: Vernon B. Harper Jr. , Associate Vice President for Academic Programs , California State University Bakersfield
Institutional Representative: Kay Llovio, Chief Student Life Officer Associate Provost, Educational Effectiveness and Professor, School of Christian Leadership, William Jessup University
 
Wednesday April 25, 11:30 am – 2:30 pm
Early: $240 Advance: $265 Onsite: $320
Jamienne S. Studley, President, WASC Senior College and University Commission
David Chase, Associate Vice President, Educational Programming, WASC Senior College and University Commission
Barbara Gross Davis, Vice President, WASC Senior College and University Commission
Mark Goor, Vice President, WASC Senior College and University Commission
John Hausaman, Director of Substantive Change and Committee Relations, WASC Senior College and University Commission
Tamela Hawley, Vice President, WASC Senior College and University Commission
Henry Hernandez, Chief Information Officer, WASC Senior College and University Commission
Errin Heyman, Program Manager, Advanced Learning Outcomes Visibility Initiative, WASC Senior College and University Commission
Maureen Maloney, Vice President, WASC Senior College and University Commission
Christopher Oberg, Vice President/COO, WASC Senior College and University Commission
 

CEO Forum

Wednesday April 25, 11:30 am – 2:30 pm
Early: $240 Advance: $265 Onsite: $320
Jamienne S. Studley, President, WASC Senior College and University Commission
Reed Dasenbrock, Chair, WASC Senior College and University Commission
 

Special Interest Group Gathering

Thursday April 26, 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Andrea Bing, Director of Accreditation and Assessment, ALO Title IX Coordinator, University of California Hastings College of the Law
Jenni Parrish, Professor Emeritus & Former Associate Dean, University of California Hastings College of the Law
 
Thursday April 26, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Debra Ballard, Chair, Liberal Arts & Sciences; Associate Provost for Assessment and Accreditation, Accreditation Liaison Officer , Otis College of Art & Design
Brian Harlan, Associate Provost, California Institute of the Art
Nicole Lesher, Director of Assessment and Accreditation, LAGUNA COLLEGE OF ART + DESIGN
Dominick Tracy, Associate Provost for Educational Effectiveness, California College of the Arts
 
Wednesday April 25, 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Kevin Grant, Director of Student Affairs Assessment & Research, California Polytechnic University, San Luis Obispo
Susan Platt, Former Executive Director of Assessment, Division of Student Affairs, California State University, Long Beach
 
Wednesday April 25, 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Monica Stitt-Bergh, Assessment Specialist, Assessment Office, University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa, President, Association for the Assessment of Learning in Higher Education (AALHE)
Valerie Landau, Director of Assessment, Samuel Merritt University, AALHE member
Melissa Simnitt, Assessment Specialist for Academic Programs, CSU San Marcos, AALHE member
David Turbow, Director of Assessment, Southern California University of Health Sciences, Member of AALHE’s Publications Committee and its Emerging Dialogues Subcommittee
 
Wednesday April 25, 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Kara Moloney, Assessment Lead (aka Captain of the A-Team) Undergraduate Education, University of California, Davis
Amanda Brey, Principal Assessment Analyst, University of California, Santa Barbara
Anna Sher, Director for Assessment Institutional Research, Assessment, & Policy Studies, University of California, Santa Cruz
 
Thursday April 26, 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Amy Wallace, Moderator, Dean of the Library and Writing Multiliteracy Center and Associate Vice President for Continuous Improvement, CSU Channel Islands
Sarah Dahlen, Panelist, Reference/Instruction Librarian and Campus Coordinator for Information Literacy Assessment, CSU Monterey Bay
Zemirah G. Lee, Panelist, User Engagement Librarian, National University
Annette Marines, Panelist, Research Support Services Librarian, Liaison for Arts, Humanities & Social Sciences, University of California Santa Cruz
 
Wednesday April 25, 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Jess Gregg , Associate Director for Educational Development, Center for Education Innovation and Learning in the Sciences (CEILS), University of California, Los Angeles
Linda von Hoene, Director of the GSI Teaching and Resource Center and Assistant Dean for Professional Development, Graduate Division, University of California, Berkeley
Kem Saichaie, Associate Director for Learning & Teaching Support, Center for Educational Effectiveness, Office of Undergraduate Education, University of California, Davis
Sandra Sgoutas-Emch, Director of the Center for Educational Excellence and Professor of Psychological Science; Scholar-in-Residence Campus Compact, University of San Diego
 
Wednesday April 25, 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Richard Winn, President, Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges, Formerly: Senior Vice President (retired), WASC Senior College and University Commission
 
Wednesday April 25, 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Brianna Moore-Trieu, Institutional Research & Academic Planning, University of California Office of the President
Kelly Wahl, Director of Statistical Analysis and Assessment Coordinator, College of Letters and Science, Division of Undergraduate Education, University of California, Los Angeles
Monica Malhotra, Director, Strategic Analytics Institutional Research & Analyses, California State University, Office of the Chancellor