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Working Groups

The steering committee has appointed seven working groups whose members come from across campus and whose charge is to research and report on questions related to the Middle States accreditation standards. The standards have been separated into related groups. The working groups’ respective reports will be integrated into the self-study.

The steering committee has appointed seven working groups whose members come from across campus and whose charge is to research and report on questions related to the Middle States accreditation standards. The standards have been separated into related groups. The working groups’ respective reports will be integrated into the self-study.

  

Working Group 1 (Standards 1, 2, 3)

Co-Chairs:
Greg Fulmer, Vice President of Finance and Administration
Lisa Wilder, Associate Professor of Economics and Business

Members:
Chris Hanlon, Director of Financial Aid
Deborah McCreery, Vice President for Advancement
Rick Melcher, Associate Vice President and Controller
Tim Rissel, Director of Facilities
Rashmi Radhakrishnan, Chief Information Officer
Dick Androne, Professor of English
David Osgood, Professor of Biology
Kennon Rice, Associate Professor of Sociology
Patrick Schmid, Instructor of Business (ADP)
Joe Yarworth, Associate Professor of Education
Kathleen Hittner (1969), Trustee
Kaitlyn Rockwell. Student
Rianna Salm, Student

 

Working Group Two (Standards 4, 5, 6)

Co-Chairs:
Ian Rhile, Associate Professor of Chemistry
Joseph M. Thomas, Associate Provost and Dean for Academic Affairs

Members:
Kim Hubric, Director of Human Resources
Brad Smith, Director of Student Involvement and Leadership
Jen Stoudt, Director of Publications and Editor of the Albright Reporter
Soma Ghosh, Associate Professor of Economics and Business
Devon Mason, Associate Professor of Physics
Maria Melendez, Associate Professor of Spanish
Gwen Seidman, Associate Professor of Psychology
Frieda Texter, Professor of Chemistry
Ted Erickson (1960), Trustee
Renee Hunsberger, Student
Kelly Neary, Student

 

Working Group Three (Standards 7 and 14)

Co-Chairs:
Brian Buerke, Associate Professor of Physics
Sam Wesner, Assistant Dean of Students and Director of the Gable Health Center

Members:
Jack LaFayette, Director of Institutional Research
Rachel Liberatore, Writing Center Coordinator
Maria Querry, Assessment Coordinator
Julia Heberle, Associate Professor of Psychology
Lora Kasselman, Assistant Professor of Psychology (ADP)
Sheila Simyak, Visiting Instructor of Education
Ronald Scheese (1983), Trustee
Michalia Humphrey, Student
Anthony Roberson, Student

 

Working Group Four (Standards 8 and 9)

Co-Chairs:
Greg Eichhorn, Vice President of Enrollment and Dean of Admission [to June 2016]
Julia Matthews, Associate Professor of Theatre

Members:
David Ballaban, Registrar
Amanda Hanincik, Assistant Dean of Students
Tracy Gray Hayes, Enrollment Manager of the Accelerated Degree Program
Rebecca Lemmel, Director of the Academic Learning Center
Janice Luck, Co-Director of Athletics
Carolyn Woodward, Assistant Director of Financial Aid
Doreen Burdalski, Assistant Professor of Fashion
Adam John, Associate Professor of French
Lindsay Philips, Assistant Professor of Psychology (ADP)
Janice Rodriguez, Instructor of Spanish 
Kenneth Lakin, Trustee
Sarah Crake, Student
Michaela Goff, Student
Blake Tobias, Student

 

Working Group Five (Standard 10)

Co-Chairs:
Guillaume de Syon, Professor of History
Kristen Woodward, Professor of Art

Members:
David Tanner, Director for the Center for the Arts
Marian Wolbers, Academic Coordinator of Degree Start Program
Hilary Aquino, Assistant Professor of History
Chris Graves, Associate Professor of Chemistry
Susan Hughes, Associate Professor of Psychology
Lawrence Morris, Associate Professor of English
Wayne Vettleson, Associate Professor of Theatre
Jacque Fetrow (1982), Trustee [pending]
Ean Ammerman, Student
Kayla Geary, Student

 

Working Group Six (Standards 11, 12, and 13)

Co-Chairs:
Chuck Brown, Associate Professor of Sociology
Steve Mech, Professor of Biology

Members:
Deb Baver, Assistant Registrar
Karen Evans, Assistant Dean of Experiential Learning and Director of Career Development
Kevin Ezzell, Director of Accelerated Degree Programs
Jason Hoerr, Director of Core Technologies and Client Services
Tim Moran, Director of Residential Life
Denise Greenwood, Senior Instructor of English 
Brian Jennings, Associate Professor of Sociology
Brittany Shelton, Assistant Professor of Math
Paula Trimpey, Associate Professor of Fashion and Theatre
Patricia Turning, Assistant Professor of History
Jorge Scheirer (1985), Trustee
Michaela Dutton, Student
Nate Rothermel, Student

 

Working Group Seven (Federal Compliance)

Chair:
Gina Crance, Vice President of Student Affairs

Members:
Dave Ballaban, Registrar
Kevin Ezzell, Director of Accelerated Degree Programs
Chris Hanlon, Director of Financial Aid
Suzanne Palmer, Assistant Professor of Economics and Business