ARC2019 HIGHLIGHTS

Plenary Speakers

Wednesday April 10, 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Dreams to Degrees: Magnifying Student Success

Alex Bernadotte, Founder and CEO, Beyond 12
Kim Mazzuca, President and CEO, 10,000 Degrees
James T. Minor, Assistant Vice Chancellor & Senior Strategist, California State University (CSU), Office of the Chancellor
Thursday April 11, 9:15 am – 10:15 am

Provocative Questions and Courageous Answers about Teaching, Learning, and Assessment - Is Higher Education Accomplishing what it Said it Would?

John Etchemendy, Professor of Philosophy and former Provost (2000-2017), Stanford University
Sharon B. Hamill, Professor of Developmental Psychology and Faculty Director, CSU Institute for Palliative Care at California State University, San Marcos
Natasha Jankowski, Director of the National Institute for Learning Outcomes Assessment and Research Assistant Professor, Department of Education Policy, Organization and Leadership, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
Jose F. Moreno, Associate Professor of Latino Education & Policy Studies, Chicano & Latino Studies Department, California State University, Long Beach
Kelly Wahl, Director of Statistical Analysis and Assessment Coordinator, Division of Undergraduate Education, University of California, Los Angeles
Friday April 12, 8:30 am – 9:30 am

Higher Education in California: Our Students and Our Future

Lande Ajose, Senior Policy Advisor for Higher Education, State of California, Governor Gavin Newsom

WSCUC’S COMMUNITY OF PRACTICE

Wednesday April 10, 4:45 pm - 5:45 pm

Aligning Core Competency Outcomes Assessment and Professional Development

Dan Shapiro, Director, Teaching, Learning, and Assessment, California State University, Monterey Bay
Fran Horvath, Associate Vice President for Academic Planning and Institutional Effectiveness, California State University, Monterey Bay
Swarup Wood, Interim Director, General Education Program; Coordinator, First Year Seminar, Professor, School of Natural Sciences, California State University, Monterey Bay
Julie Stein, Educational Effectiveness Project Manager, California State University, East Bay
Kathleen Yancey, Kellogg W. Hunt Professor of English and Distinguished Research Professor, Florida State University
Caron Inouye, Professor, Department of Biological Sciences, California State University, East Bay
Friday April 12, 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Topic: Advancing Institutional Priorities: Insights Gained from WSCUC's Community of Practice

Yukiko Watanabe, Senior Consultant, Assessment & Evaluation, Center for Teaching and Learning, UC Berkeley
Audrey Thomas, Institutional Research Analyst, Office of the Vice Chancellor for Undergraduate Education, UC Berkeley
Leslie Harlson, Project/Policy Analyst, Office of the Vice Chancellor for Undergraduate Education, UC Berkeley
Friday April 12, 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Topic: Advancing Institutional Priorities: Insights Gained from WSCUC's Community of Practice

Cecilia Tagliapietra, Chair of Assessment, CETYS University
Carlos A. González-Campos, Accreditation Officer, CETYS University
Friday April 12, 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Topic: Actionable Data: Academic Advising and Meaning in Undergraduate and Graduate Programs

Sharlene Sayegh, Director, Program Review and Assessment and Accreditation Liaison Officer, California State University, Long Beach
Duan Jackson, Executive Director University Academic Advisement, California State University, Long Beach
Friday April 12, 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Topic: Actionable Data: Academic Advising and Meaning in Undergraduate and Graduate Programs

Kathleen McConnell, Associate Professor, Department of Communication Studies, San Jose State University
Thursday April 11, 10:45 am – 11:45 am

Design Institutional Assessment of Oral Communication to Maximize Use

Yao Zhang Hill, Assessment Specialist, University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa
Monica Stitt-Bergh, Assessment Specialist, University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa
Friday April 12, 9:45 am – 10:45 am

Topic: Visibility of Student Learning: Insights Gained from WSCUC's Community of Practice

Ariane Schauer, Provost and Executive Vice President, Marymount California University
Friday April 12, 9:45 am – 10:45 am

Topic: Visibility of Student Learning: Insights Gained from WSCUC's Community of Practice

Valentina Abordonado, Assistant Dean for General Education, Hawai'i Pacific University

WSCUC Accreditation Sessions

Thursday April 11, 2:15 pm – 3:15 pm

WSCUC Led Session: WSCUC Graduation Rate Dashboard 101: New Users and a Refresher

Kristina Powers, Research Fellow on Student Achievement, WASC Senior College and University Commission
Linda Petersen, Director of Research, WASC Senior College and University Commission
Thursday April 11, 3:45 pm – 4:45 pm

WSCUC Led Session: Open Meeting on WSCUC Standards and Criteria for Review

Reed Dasenbrock, WSCUC Commission Chair; Professor of English, University of Hawai’i at Mānoa
Wednesday April 10, 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm

ARC2019 Orientation

David Chase, Associate Vice President, Educational Programs, WASC Senior College and University Commission
Thursday April 11, 10:45 am – 11:45 am

WSCUC Accreditation Session: WSCUC’s Substantive Change Process

John Hausaman, Director of Substantive Change and Committee Relations, WASC Senior College and University Commission
Karen Graham, Associate, WASC Senior College and University Commission
Thursday April 11, 8:00 am – 9:00 am

WSCUC Accreditation Session: How Does International Accreditation Impact and Serve WSCUC?

Andrew Wallis, Program Chair and Professor of Modern Languages, Whittier College, Commissioner, WASC Senior College and University Commission
Fernando Leon Garcia, President, Centro de Enseñanza Técnica y Superior, Commissioner, WASC Senior College and University Commission
Lori Williams, Vice President, WASC Senior College and University Commission
Thursday April 11, 2:15 pm – 3:15 pm

WSCUC Accreditation Session: Hosting a WSCUC Team at Your Institution

Mark Goor, Vice President, 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
Institutional Representative: Melea Fields, Associate Vice President for Accreditation Affairs and ALO, The Chicago School of Professional Psychology
Friday April 12, 9:45 am – 10:45 am

WSCUC Accreditation Session: Getting Ready for Your First Seeking Accreditation Visit

Lori Williams, Vice President, WASC Senior College and University Commission
Friday April 12, 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

WSCUC Accreditation Session: A Conversation with the President

Jamienne S. Studley, President, WASC Senior College and University Commission