Office of Assessment and Accreditation


Academic Programs Committee

Purpose Statement

The Academic Programs Committee was established in 2008 to address the need for information sharing between key administrative offices related to academic programs to ensure the integrity of curriculum and course data maintained by the University’s administrative offices. The membership of this committee includes staff from the Office of Assessment and Accreditation, Division of Continual Learning, Financial Aid Office, The Graduate School, Office of Institutional Research, University Teaching and Learning Commons, and the University Registrar’s Office. The purpose of the Academic Programs Committee is to keep members updated and informed on the initiatives and changes involving academic programs within UNCG, as well as the reporting requirements for the following entities: UNC General Administration; Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges; the U.S. Department of Education; and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security. This committee meets monthly.


Bruce Cabiness, Associate Director, Operations, Financial Aid Office
Mary Early, Director of Enrolled Student Services, The Graduate School
Kathleen Forbes, Director of Academic Program Operations, Division of Continual Learning
Lisa Henline, Associate University Registrar
Deb Hurley, University Registrar
Larry Mayes, Associate Vice Provost and Director of Institutional Research
Jodi Pettazzoni, Director of Assessment and Accreditation and SACSCOC Liaison
Deborah Tollefson, Director of Financial Aid
Barbara Tookey, Academic Programs Specialist, Office of Assessment and Accreditation
Norma Velazquez, International Student Advisor, International Programs Center
Lynn Wyrick, University Program Specialist, Office of Assessment and Accreditation
Kim Zinke, Project Manager, Office of Assessment and Accreditation