New England Association of Schools and Colleges

PSU’s Institutional Self-Study (pdf) for
2013 NEASC REACCREDITATION VISIT: November 3-6, 2013

PSU has convened a team of faculty, administrators, staff and students to conduct a self-study to appraise its success in meeting the goals outlined in our strategic plan. PSU is committed to engaging a broad range of constituents in the self-study process through the use of online resources, documents, and discussions as well as meetings to invite discussion and feedback. An emphasis is on appraising how well we are addressing the 2011 Standards for Accreditation (pdf) set forth by NEASC’s Commission on Institutions of Higher Education and articulating specific projections for ways in which to continue to improve our delivery of a high quality education – one that

STEERING COMMITTEE CHAIRS

Chair: Nancy Betchart, Dean of the Division of Online and Continuing Studies (DOCS) and PSU Liaison to NEASC

Standard 1: Mission and Purposes: Christie Sweeney, Associate Professor, Department of Educational Leadership, Learning and Curriculum

Standard 2: Planning and Evaluation: Joyce Larson, Director of Institutional Research; Christie Sweeney, Associate Professor, Department of Educational Leadership, Learning and Curriculum; Daniel Moore, Professor, Department of Business Administration; Irene Cucina,  Professor, Department of Health and Human Performance and Director of Teacher Certification

Standard 3: Organization and Governance:  Scott Coykendall, Associate Professor, Department of Communication and Media Studies

Standard 4: The Academic Program: David Zehr, Associate Vice President of Undergraduate Studies; George Tuthill, Interim Associate Vice President of Graduate Studies

Standard 5: Faculty:  Julie Bernier, Provost and Vice President of Academic Affairs

Standard 6: Students: James Hundrieser, Vice President of Enrollment Management and Student Affairs; Tim Keefe, Dean of Students

Standard 7: Library and Other Information Resources: David Beronä, Dean of Library and Academic Support Services

Standard 8: Physical and Technological Resources: Richard Grossman, Assistant Vice President and Chief Information Officer

Standard 9: Financial Resources: Stephen Taksar, Vice President for Finance and Administration

Standard 10: Public Disclosure: Timothy Kershner, Director of Public RelationsStephen Barba, Executive Director of University Relations

Standard 11: Integrity: Annette Holba, Associate Professor, Department of Communication and Media Studies