Standard III

Link to Middle States Commission on Higher Education Standard III Criteria

Workgroup Members

Name Title
 Josh Auld *  Associate Professor & Assistant Chair of Biology; Chair of Faculty Curriculum Committee
 Paul Gargiulo *  Assistant Director of Educational Technology & User Services
Kenneth Witmer * Professor of Educational Foundations & Policy Studies
Richard Burns Associate Professor of Computer Science
Maggie Holroyd Assistant Director of Off Campus & Commuter Services
Harry Holt Assistant Professor of Health
Kristin Howley Associate Director of Marketing
Ola Kopacz Associate Professor of Communication & Media
Tom Pantazes Instructional Design Specialist, Office of Distance Education
Ilknur Sancak-Marusa Assistant Professor of English

*denotes a tri-chair for the workgroup

Lines of Inquiry

How well have the mission and institutional priorities guided the design and delivery of the student learning experience?

  1. How has WCU enhanced experiential learning?
  2. How has WCU’s General Education program improved the student learning experience and contributed to achieving the institution’s mission and priorities?
  3. To what extent has WCU fostered strategic growth of new programs?
  4. How has WCU ensured qualified staffing of professionals to support the student learning experience?
  5. How has WCU assessed the effectiveness of programs providing student learning opportunities at all degree levels?