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MSCHE 2013 Annual Conference

December 8-10, 2013
Philadelphia, PA

Concurrent Sessions

Monday, December 9, 2013

Using the Standards as a Roadmap for Student Success and Completion

Presented by Michael McDonough and Valarie Avalone, Monroe Community College

Role and Responsibilities of the Accreditation Liaison Officer

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

Implementing MSCHE Expectations for Assessment

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

The PRR: Vehicle for Engaging Faculty and Staff in the Development of a 'Culture of Evidence'

Presented by Joanne Cote-Bonanno, Steven L. Johnson, and Ronald L. Sharps, Montclair State University

An Effective Solution to Meet Standard 14: A Case Study at Rowan University

Presented by Mira Lalovic-Hand, Jacqueline Ring, and Rihab Saadeddine, Rowan University

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

Assessing Student Learning: The Role of Student Affairs in Institutional Assessment and Planning

Presented by Elliott Strickland and Jennifer McLean, Pennsylvania College of Technology

Building the Foundation Necessary to Meet Standards 7 and 14

Presented by W. Allen Richman, Prince George's Community College

Governance: What Does the Commission Expect?

Presented by Tito Guerrero, Middle States Commission on Higher Education

Institutional Planning and Renewal

Presented by Francis J. Felser, Bryant & Stratton College; Christy L. Faison, Middle States Commission on Higher Education; and Anne L. Loria, Bryant & Stratton College

How to Successfully Navigate the Substantive Change Process

Presented by Ellie A. Fogarty and Carmella Morrison, Middle States Commission on Higher Education

Understanding MSCHE Expectations for Financial Reporting and Documentation

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

Agents of Change: Using Data to Nudge and Inform Improvement

Presented by Randy Swing, Association for Institutional Research

Aligning Accreditation with Institutional Effectiveness: The Small, Private College Perspective

Presented by Gail Gibson Sheffield, Paul Smith's College; Mary Hendrickson, Wilson College; Valerie Lehr, St. Lawrence University; and Christine Zimmerman, St. Lawrence University.

From Outcomes to Competencies: Aligning Curriculum and Assessments for Flexible Student Pathways

Presented by Cynthia A. Davis and Kathleen Barr Warner, University of Maryland University College

It Takes a Regional Village: The Eastern PA Two-Year College Assessment Consortium

Presented by Jim Benner, Northampton Community College; William F. Ford, Bucks County Community College; and Charles W. Beem, Bucks County Community College

 

Tuesday, December 10, 2013

Closing Plenary Session: Rethinking Accreditation for Competency-Based Education

Presented by Paul LeBlanc, Southern New Hampshire University

Building Program-Level Assessments Without Burdening Faculty

Presented by Gerard O'Sullivan and Janet Thiel, Neumann University

Follow-up Reports: What, Why, and How?

Presented by Debra G. Klinman, Middle States Commission on Higher Education

Moving Toward a Decentralized Assessment System

Presented by Margaret A. Hamilton and Vanessa O'Brien-McMasters, Camden County College

Crisis Management: Keeping Your Publics (Including Your Accreditors) Informed and Remaining in Compliance with Federal Regulations

Presented by Richard J. Pokrass, Middle States Commission on Higher Education

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

Presented by Robert K. Clark, Cumberland County College; and Christy L. Faison, Middle States Commission on Higher Education

Making the Planning and Accreditation Connection: Reordering Standards Based on Campus Strategic Priorities

Presented by Carol Van Der Karr, State University of New York at Cortland

Utilizing Assessment in Student Affairs at the Community College

Presented by Sam Hirsch and Ron Jackson, Community College of Philadelphia

 

Special Pre-Conference Workshop for Chairs and Evaluators

Writing and Sharing the Team Report and Working with the Commission

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

How to Interpret and Apply the Characteristics of Excellence: A Framework for Determining Compliance with the Standards

Presented by Debra G. Klinman, Middle States Commission on Higher Education

Expectations and Accountability: the Role of the Peer Reviewer

Presented by Ellie A. Fogarty, Middle States Commission on Higher Education

 


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