NEASC Accreditation

NEASC Steering Committee

Committees

This page contains links for all eleven of the committees associated with the accreditation process. Click on the Committee link below to access a list of committee members and links to meeting summaries.

Standards Subcommittees

Steering Committee

Committee Meeting Minutes (including handouts):

March 13, 2009

May 15, 2009

September 11, 2009

October 9, 2009

November 6, 2009 

Standards for Review

The NEASC Accreditation Steering Committee is comprised of the co-chairs of the standards committees plus a number of other individuals representing key interest groups at USM.

Chair:
Luisa S. Deprez, Professor of Sociology, College of Arts and Sciences, Accreditation Chair (Chair of Mission and Purpose Committee)


Committee Members (in alphabetical order) 

Andrew Anderson, Associate Dean and Professor of Technology, School of Applied Sciences, Engineering and Technology (Co-Chair of Financial Resources Committee)

Roxie Black, Director and Professor of Occupational Therapy, Lewiston-Auburn College (Co-Chair of Organization and Governance Committee)

Richard Campbell, Chief Financial Officer (Co-Chair of Financial Resources Committee)

Susan Campbell, Associate Vice President of Academic Affairs (Co-Chair of The Academic Program Committee)

David Carey, Chair and Associate Professor of History, College of Arts and Sciences (Co-Chair of Faculty Committee)

Robert Caswell, Executive Director, Office of Public Affairs (Co-Chair of Public Disclosure Committee)

Matthew Edney, Professor, American and New England Studies, Geography and Anthropology Department, College of Arts and Sciences, Osher Map Library and Smith Center for Cartographic Education (Co-Chair of Library and Other Information Resources Committee)

Catherine Fallona, Chair and Associate Professor of Teacher Education, College of Education and Human Development (Co-Chair of Faculty Committee)

Dennis Gilbert, Instructor of Communication and Media Studies, College of Arts and Sciences (Co-Chair of Public Disclosure Committee)

Elizabeth Higgins, Executive Director of Academic Advising & Enrollment Services (Co-Chair of Students Committee)

Jack Kartez, Professor of Community Planning and Development, Muskie School of Public Service (Chair of Planning and Evaluation Committee)

Thomas Knight, Associate Professor of Biology, College of Arts and Sciences (Co-Chair of Physical and Technological Resources Committee)

Mark Lapping, Executive Director and Distinguished Professor of Public Policy and Management, Muskie School of Public Service

Jerry LaSala, Professor of Physics, College of Arts and Sciences and Faculty Senate Chair

David Nutty, University Librarian and Director of Instructional Technology and Media Services (Co-Chair of Library and Other Information Resources Committee)

Rosa Redonnett, Executive Director of Student Affairs, University of Maine System (ex officio)

Adam Tuchinsky, Associate Professor of History, College of Arts and Sciences (Co-Chair of Students Committee)

Sally Vamvakias, civic leader and former chair of the University of Maine System Board of Trustees (Co-Chair of Organization and Governance Committee)

John Voyer, Professor of Business Administration, School of Business (Co-Chair of The Academic Program Committee)

William Wells, Chief Information Officer (Co-Chair of Physical and Technological Resources Committee)

Jean Whitney, Associate Professor of Teacher Education, College of Education and Human Development (Co-Chair of Integrity Committee)