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

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

Additional registration fees may apply.

Pre-conference workshops

Tuesday April 5, 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Geoff Chase, Vice President, WASC Senior College and University Commission
Henry Hernandez, CIO, WSCUC Senior College and University Commission
Maureen Maloney , Vice President, WSCUC Senior College and University Commission
 
Tuesday April 5, 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Early: $100 Advance: $125 Onsite: $150
Richard Osborn, Vice President, WASC Senior College and University Commission
Christopher N. Oberg, Vice President/COO, WASC Senior College and University Commission
Siobhan Williams, Manager of Information Resources and Special Projects, WASC Senior College and University Commission
Institutional representative: Peter L. Senkbeil, Vice President for Academic Affairs & Associate Provost, Concordia University
 
Wednesday April 6, 8:00 am – 11:00 am
Early: $135 Advance: $150 Onsite: $175
Susan Elrod , Provost and Executive Vice Chancellor of Academic Affairs - Designate , University of Wisconsin - Whitewater
Eric Gaze , Director, Quantitative Reasoning Program, Bowdoin College
 
Wednesday April 6, 8:00 am – 11:00 am
Early: $135 Advance: $150 Onsite: $175
Margaret Leary, Assistant Vice President for Strategic Initiatives and Programs, University of San Diego
 
Wednesday April 6, 8:00 am – 11:00 am
Early: $135 Advance: $150 Onsite: $175
John Stanley, Associate Director of Institutional Effectiveness , University of Hawaii - West Oahu
Serge Herzog, Director of Institutional Analysis, University of Nevada at Reno
 
Wednesday April 6, 8:00 am – 11:00 am
Early: $135 Advance: $150 Onsite: $175
Kathleen Taylor, Professor, Doctorate in Educational Leadership Program, Saint Mary’s College of California
Catherine Marienau, Professor/Faculty Mentor/Coordinator Master of Arts in Educating Adults Program, School for New Learning, DePaul University
Annalee Lamoreaux, School of Education, BA in Leadership and Organizational Studies, Saint Mary's College of California
 
Wednesday April 6, 8:00 am – 11:00 am
Early: $135 Advance: $150 Onsite: $175
William L. Shay, Assistant Provost/ALO, Charles R. Drew University
 

ALO Events

Wednesday April 6, 8:00 am – 11:00 am
Barbara Gross Davis, Vice President, WSCUC Senior College and University Commission
Maureen Maloney, Vice President, WSCUC Senior College and University Commission
Geoff Chase, Vice President, WSCUC Senior College and University Commission
Institutional Representative: Lisa Bortman, Assistant Provost for Assessment and Institutional Effectiveness, Pepperdine University
Institutional Representative: Jacqueline Honda, Director of Institutional Research / ALO, University of Hawai'i - West O'ahu
Institutional Representative: Marjorie Jaasma, Interim Assoc. Vice President, California State University, Stanislaus
 
Wednesday April 6, 11:30 am – 3:00 pm
Early: $215 Advance: $235 Onsite: $295
Paul L. Gaston, III, Trustees Professor, Kent State University
Maureen A. Maloney, Vice President, WASC Senior College and University Commission
Barbara Gross Davis, Vice President, WASC Senior College and University Commission
Geoff Chase, Vice President, WASC Senior College and University Commission
Christopher N. Oberg , Vice President, WASC Senior College and University Commission
Institutional Representative: Deborah Taylor, Interim Provost and Senior Vice President, Biola University
Institutional Representative: Christopher Sindt, Vice Provost of Graduate and Professional Studies, Saint Mary's College of California
Institutional Representative: John Hughes, Vice President of Institutional Planning & Research, The Master's College
Institutional Representative: Laura Martin, Director of Institutional Assessment, University of California, Merced
 
Wednesday April 6, 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm
By invitation only
 

CEO Forum and Lunch

Wednesday April 6, 11:30 am – 3:00 pm
Early: $265 Advance: $290 Onsite: $350
Mary Ellen Petrisko, President, WASC Senior College and University Commission
William A. Ladusaw, Professor of Linguistics, UC Santa Cruz
Paul L. Gaston, III, Trustees Professor, Kent State University
 

Special Interest Group Gathering

Wednesday April 6, 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Institutional representative:
Institutional representative:
Cindy Carter
Barbara G Davis
Richard Winn
Sharon Green
Carol Schneider

Carol Geary Schneider is president of the Association of American Colleges and Universities (AAC&U). With nearly 1,300 member institutions drawn from the entire higher education community, AAC&U is the leading national organization devoted to the quality, vitality, and public standing of undergraduate liberal education. AAC&U is widely recognized as both a voice and force for strengthening the quality of student learning for all students, especially those historically underserved in U.S. higher education. Under Dr. Schneider’s leadership, AAC&U works to advance liberal education at both the national and the local level and to help individual colleges and universities keep the quality of student learning at the core of their work as they evolve to meet new economic and social challenges. With a nearly one-hundred year history and national stature, AAC&U is an influential catalyst for educational improvement and reform. Dr. Schneider is a graduate of Mount Holyoke College with a bachelor's degree in history (Magna Cum Laude, Phi Beta Kappa). She studied at the University of London's Institute for Historical Research and earned the Ph.D. in history from Harvard University.

Carol Schneider

Carol Geary Schneider is president of the Association of American Colleges and Universities (AAC&U). With nearly 1,300 member institutions drawn from the entire higher education community, AAC&U is the leading national organization devoted to the quality, vitality, and public standing of undergraduate liberal education. AAC&U is widely recognized as both a voice and force for strengthening the quality of student learning for all students, especially those historically underserved in U.S. higher education. Under Dr. Schneider’s leadership, AAC&U works to advance liberal education at both the national and the local level and to help individual colleges and universities keep the quality of student learning at the core of their work as they evolve to meet new economic and social challenges. With a nearly one-hundred year history and national stature, AAC&U is an influential catalyst for educational improvement and reform. Dr. Schneider is a graduate of Mount Holyoke College with a bachelor's degree in history (Magna Cum Laude, Phi Beta Kappa). She studied at the University of London's Institute for Historical Research and earned the Ph.D. in history from Harvard University.

Holly Zanville

Holly Zanville is a Strategy Director at Lumina Foundation where she leads the development of plans and strategies to help create new systems of quality credentials and credits defined by learning and competencies rather than time, clear and transparent pathways to students, high-quality learning, and alignment with workforce needs and trends.  Her portfolio includes a focus on improving outcomes of developmental education, increasing degree completion for returning adults with prior college/no credential, and statewide approaches to reverse-transfer degrees through the national Credit When It’s Due initiative. Zanville’s work experience spans the educational pipeline with prior service in K-12, community colleges, universities, and higher education governance systems. Most recently, Zanville served as Coordinator of Oregon’s Joint Boards K-20 Redesign Initiative; Senior Academic Officer, Washington Higher Education Coordinating Board; and Associate Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs, Oregon University System. Zanville received her Ph.D. in Educational Administration from the University of Minnesota; MA in English from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, and BA in English and Biology from Lindenwood University

Maisha Beasley
 
Wednesday April 6, 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Cassandra Horii
Sammy Elzarka
De Gallow
Erin Sanders
 
Tuesday April 5, 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
No Charge
Sean Fitzpatrick
Kara Moloney
Tatiana Nazarenko
Susan Platt
 
Wednesday April 6, 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
No Charge
Kara Moloney
Gary Coyne
Herbie Lee
 
Tuesday April 5, 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
No Charge
Claudia Pinter-Lucke
Regina Eisenbach
 
Wednesday April 6, 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
MODERATOR: Les Kong
Carolyn Radcliff
Kevin Ross
Catherine Palmer
Alison Regan
Yvonne Meulemans
 
Wednesday April 6, 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
No Charge
Kristina Powers
Paula S. Krist
 

Post-conference workshops

Friday April 8, 12:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Early: $135 Advance: $150 Onsite: $175
Swarup Wood, Professor, California State University, Monterey Bay
 
Friday April 8, 12:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Early: $135 Advance: $150 Onsite: $175
Laurie Dodge, Vice Chancellor of Institutional Assessment and Planning / Vice Provost, Brandman University
Ellen Baker Derwin, Associate Dean for Curriculum and Assurance of Learning, School of Arts and Sciences, Brandman University
 
Friday April 8, 12:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Early: $100 Advance: $125 Onsite: $150
Richard Osborn, Vice President, WASC Senior College and University Commission
Institutional Representative: Jeb Egbert, Provost, West Coast University
 
Friday April 8, 12:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Early: $100 Advance: $125 Onsite: $150
John Hausaman, Director of Substantive Change and Committee Relations, WASC Senior College and University Commission
Jeff Ewing, Associate Vice President for Accreditation Services, WASC Senior College and University Commission
Brenda Barham Hill , Associate, 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