April 23, 10:45 am  – 11:45 am  
Track 5: Accreditation and Student Success
Fran Horvath
Assoc. Vice President for Academic Planning and Institutional Effectiveness
California State University, Monterey Bay
Lessons Learned by a 2013 WSCUC Handbook Group 1 Institution

As a Group 1 institution that very recently underwent reaccreditation review under the WSCUC 2013 Handbook of Accreditation, we will share what we learned about ourselves and about the process, and will provide hints and suggestions to prepare for your review.

Susan Opp
Associate Vice President and Accreditation Liaison Officer
California State University, East Bay
Tamra Donnelly
Academic Programs and Accreditation Specialist
California State University, East Bay
Using "Metaphor Writing" Methods to Craft Reflective Essays for Comprehensive Accreditaton Reviews

“Diagnostic reading” and "metaphor writing" methods offer a creative approach to fully engaging students and faculty alike in the process of crafting reflective essays about the meaning, quality, and integrity of degrees, and the changing ecology of higher education.

William Shay
Assistant Provost/ALO
Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science