NEASC Accreditation

NEASC Students Committee

6. Students Committee

Summary Standard: Consistent with its mission, the institution defines the characteristics of the students it seeks to serve and provides an environment that fosters the intellectual and personal development of its students. It recruits, admits, enrolls, and endeavors to ensure the success of its students, offering the resources and services that provide them the opportunity to achieve the goals of their program as specified in institutional publications. The institution’s interactions with students and prospective students are characterized by integrity.  For detailed standards, please click here.

Committee Co-Chairs:

Elizabeth Higgins, Executive Director of Academic Advising & Enrollment Services

Adam Tuchinsky, Associate Professor of History, College of Arts and Sciences


Admissions Sub-Committee

Chair: Scott Steinberg, Dean of Undergraduate Admissions

Robin Audesse, Associate Director, Graduate Admissions

Deborah Daeris, Senior Associate Director of Undergraduate Admission

Deborah Johnson, Chair and Associate Professor of Psychology, College of Arts and Sciences

Adam Tuchinsky, Associate Professor of History, College of Arts and Sciences


Retention and Graduation Sub-Committee

Chair: Rick Grover, Chair, Business Administration, School of Business

Alice B. Cash, Assistant Dean for Student Affairs, School of Business

Laurie Caton-Lemos, Instructor of Nursing, College of Nursing and Health Professions

Elizabeth Higgins, Executive Director of Academic Advising & Enrollment Services

Kim-Marie Jenkins, Director of Student Services & Diversity, Lewiston-Auburn College

Joyce Lapping, Director, Prior Learning Assessment

Steve Rand, Registrar


Student Services Sub-Committee

Chair: Craig Hutchinson, Vice President, Division of Student & University Life

Paul Dexter, Director, Office of Early Student Success

Keith Dubois, Director, Financial Aid

Al Bean, Director, Athletics & Recreation

Helen Gorgas-Goulding, Assistant to the Dean, Office of Dean of Student Life

Elizabeth Higgins, Executive Director of Academic Advising & Enrollment Services

Diane Hoyt, Associate Registrar

Reza Jalali, Co-Coordinator, Multicultural Student Affairs, Lewiston-Auburn College

Stephen Nelson, Director, Office of Community Standards

Christopher O’Connor, Assistant Dean, Student Involvement & Activities Center

Sarah Parker-Holmes, Coordinator, Center for Sexualities and Gender Diversity

Nicole Piaget, Director, Bookstores

Cynthia Quinn, Executive Director, Financial Resources, Student Billing

Sullivan Rizzo, Lieutenant, Police Department

Jason Saucier, Coordinator of Co-Curricular Development, Campus Involvement & Activities, Department of Residential Life and Residential Education

Bonnie Stearns, Director of Student Services, School of Applied Science, Engineering and Technology

Lisa Sweet, Graduate Admissions Counselor, Graduate Admissions

Bart Weyand, Director, English for Speakers of Other Languages, Adjunct Professor, Modern and Classical Languages and Literatures, College of Arts and Sciences


Committee Documents 
will be listed and linked as they become available

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This page last updated on December 7, 2009 
For additional information or corrections, please contact Luisa Deprez.