Office of Assessment, Accreditation, and Academic Program Planning

Our Staff

Jodi Pettazzoni

Dr. Jodi Pettazzoni
Associate Vice Provost and Director
Office of Assessment, Accreditation, and
Academic Program Planning
SACSCOC Liaison
840 Neal Street / 112H
Email: jepettaz@uncg.edu

Jodi works with faculty and staff to plan and complete assessment of educational programs and administrative priorities.  As an ex officio member of the General Education Council, the Undergraduate Curriculum Committee, and the Graduate Curriculum Committee, she works with faculty who serve on those committees to ensure processes and policies are followed to approve, revise, and expand academic programs.  Jodi is the University’s liaison to our accrediting agency, the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) for all issues related to UNCG’s accreditation, and to the UNC System General Administration on issues related to academic programs.

Frances Bottenberg

Dr. Frances Bottenberg
Assessment Coordinator (effective 7/1/22)
840 Neal Street / 112G
Email: f_botten@uncg.edu

Frances is a resource for faculty engaged in assessment practices in academic programs. Her primary responsibilities include facilitating General Education Program assessment activities established by the General Education Council for the purpose of continuous improvement of student learning, assisting faculty in conducting meaningful assessment activities related to academic program planning, and providing training and campus-wide communication on assessment practices. Frances serves as an ex officio member on the General Education Council and the Student Learning Enhancement Committee.

Liane Davenport

Liane Davenport
Administrative Assistant
840 Neal Street / 112J
Email: lcdavenp@uncg.edu

Liane provides administrative, budgetary, and event support to the Office of Assessment & Accreditation.  She handles questions from staff and faculty about business process, documentation, and workshop registrations.

Kate Humphries

Kate Humphries
Academic Program Specialist
840 Neal Street / 112D
Email: skjessup@uncg.edu

Kate monitors academic program activity identifying program changes that need to be reported to the UNC System Office and SACSCOC. She maintains the institution’s inventory of academic programs and supports the Graduate Council’s curriculum review processes. She leads efforts to identify substantive changes to academic programs, and to report them to the accrediting body, SACSCOC. She helps manage the approval processes for academic programs to the UNC System Office and ensures all internal documents, web sites, and publications accurately report the institution’s academic programs. Kate also manages curriculum revisions for graduate courses and programs and supports the Graduate Council’s activities.

Scott Jones

Scott Jones
Technology and Assessment Support Specialist
840 Neal Street / 112E
Email: wsjones2@uncg.edu

Scott is the Technology Support Specialist for the Office of Assessment and Accreditation providing support related to computer hardware and software. Scott also serves as the Department Technology Coordinator and acts as the department's primary point of contact for Information Technology Services. In addition, Scott provides administrative support related to assessment reporting and planning.

Lynn Wyrick

Lynn Wyrick
Curriculum Specialist
840 Neal Street / 112C
Email: plwyrick@uncg.edu

As Curriculum Specialist, Lynn provides support for the General Education Council (including WI /SI proposals), the Undergraduate Curriculum Committee and the Graduate Studies Committee.

 

Kim Zinke

Kim Zinke
Project Manager
840 Neal Street / 112F
Email: kpzinke@uncg.edu

As the project manager for OAA, Kim is responsible for the planning, execution and closure of projects related to the SACSCOC Reaffirmation of Accreditation, departmental reviews and strategic planning. She also provides back-up support for various OAA activities.