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PRESENTATION MATERIAL- 2012 MSCHE Annual Conference

Thursday, December 6

Plenary Session-

Efficiency, Effectiveness, and Self-Regulation: An Impossible Dream for Educational Quality Assurance in the Digital Age?

Presented by Paul Lingenfelter, President, State Higher Education Executive Officers (SHEEO)

 

Concurrent Sessions-

Enhancing Academic Oversight of Concurrent Enrollment Through NACEP's National Standards

Presented by Gerald S. Edmonds, Syracuse University Project Advance and Adam Lowe, National Alliance of Concurrent Enrollment Partnerships

Implementing Middle States Expectations for Assessment

Presented by Ellie A. Fogarty and Debra G. Klinman, Middle States Commission for Higher Education

New Jersey Assessment Consortium: A Means for Addressing a Changing Accreditation Environment

Presented by Marlene Rosenbaum, Fairleigh Dickinson University; Heather Pfleger, Gwynedd Mercy College; Jo Hoffman, Kean University; and Monica Devanas, Rutgers University

Roles and Responsibilities of the Accreditation Liaison Officer (ALO)

Presented by Sean A. McKitrick and Robert A. Schneider, Middle States Commission on Higher Education

Accreditation Abroad: NYU Abu Dhabi

Presented by Lisa C. Smith, NYU Abu Dhabi; and Rolin W. Sidwell, UAE Ministry of Higher Education

Assessing Student Learning to Improve Programs: Explaining, Understanding, and Anticipating Reactions to Change

Presented by Richard Basom, Jr., Kristi Kneas, Brian Newsome, and Susan Traverso, Elizabethtown College

Evidence-based Management Techniques and Strategies for Using Assessment for Achieving Overall Institutional Effectiveness

Presented by Sean A. McKitrick, Middle States Commission on Higher Education

MSCHE Expectations for Governance

Presented by Mary Ellen Petrisko, Middle States Commission on Higher Education

Beyond Compliance: A University System Success Story

Presented by Miguel Munoz, Ibis L. Aponte-Avellanet, and Willie Rosario, University of Puerto Rico Central Administration

A Campus-Wide Approach to Reforming the Leadership Governance Model

Presented by Andrea C. Wade, Broome Community College

Fulfilling Standard 14 in a Liberal Arts College: Teaching and Assessing Effective Communication

Presented by Sarah Goodwin, Katie Hauser, and Lisa Christenson, Skidmore College

How to Successfully Navigate the Substantive Change Process

Presented by Sean A. McKitrick and Carmella Morrison, Middle States Commission on Higher Education

The Periodic Review Report: Re-accreditation at the Mid-Point

Presented by Christy L. Faison and Debra G. Klinman, Middle States Commission on Higher Education

Best Practices in Change Management

Presented by Jackson Kytle, The Advance Group, and Commissioner, Middle States Commission on Higher Education

Preparing the PRR at a Community College

Presented by Scott Ridley and Nancy Kegelman, Brookdale Community College

Structuring a Conversation on Learning: Developing and Implementing Institution-wide Learning Outcomes

Presented by Craig N. Bach, Iuliana Balascuta, and N. John DiNardo, Drexel University

Transitioning to Evidence-based Planning as the Foundation for Resource Allocation

Presented by James Moran, Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education; and Sean Bliley, Edinboro University of Pennsylvania

Understanding MSCHE Expectations for Financial Reporting and Documentation

Presented by Lisa Marie McCauley and Tito Guerrero, Middle States Commission on Higher Education

 

Friday, December 7

Plenary Session-

Higher Education at the Crossroads: Will Accreditation Lead or Follow?

Presented by Nancy Zimpher, Chancellor, State University of New York

 

Concurrent Sessions-

Cultivating a Culture of Institutional Renewal: Planning as Process

Presented by Christy L. Faison, Middle States Commission on Higher Education; and Andrea A. Lex, Prince George's Community College

The Proprietary Climate: Best Practices for Gainful Employment and Default Rate Management

Presented by Melissa Vayda, Central Penn College, and Commissioner, Middle States Commission on Higher Education

MSCHE Expectations for Follow-up Reporting

Presented by Sean A. McKitrick and Mary Ellen Petrisko, Middle States Commission on Higher Education

On Working with Boards of Trustees as Part of the Self-Study Process

Presented by Julio Bustamante, Trustee, la Universidad Andres Bello; Richard A. Greenawalt, Trustee, Drexel University; and Tito Guerrero, Middle States Commission on Higher Education

    Corporate Governance at Universidad Andres Bello, Chile, presented by Julio Bustamante

Supporting What Faculty Do Best: Teachers, Scholars, Researchers and Critics Take on Assessment

Presented by Jeannine Pinto, John P. Harrington, and Amy R. Tuininga, Fordham University

Accountability, Transparency, and Collaboration: Conducting a Self-Study in a Wiki

Presented by David Gordon, Paul Schacht, and Ray W. Spear, SUNY Geneseo

Implementing the Accreditation Provisions in the Higher Education Opportunity Act of 2008

Presented by Ellie A. Fogarty and Debra G. Klinman, Middle States Commission on Higher Education

Men and Women For and With Others: Collaborative Learning and Innovative Assessment in Humanitarian Studies

Presented by Melissa T. Labonte, Fordham University; Ana Marie Sicar, Fairfield University; and Stephanie L. Burrell-Storms, Fairfield University

Perspectives on Accreditation: How Accreditation Issues Impact Higher Education Planners

Presented by Valarie Avalone, Monroe Community College

Seeing Standard 14 in the StARS: Assessing Forms of Student Literacy Across the Campus

Presented by Beverly Schneller, University of Baltimore; Lisa Shibley, Millersville University; and Scott Anderson, Millersville University