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Leadership Team

Our SACSCOC reaffirmation of accreditation leadership team consists of experienced leaders from across NC State.

SACSCOC Reaffirmation Steering Committee

NC State’s SACSCOC Reaffirmation Steering Committee is composed of institutional leaders who represent the diverse interests and functions of our university community.  Their responsibilities include participating in SACSCOC-led reaffirmation preparatory activities, developing and administering timelines for successfully completing the reaffirmation process, forming internal working groups to facilitate the crafting of relevant reports, and reviewing and approving final reaffirmation report documents.

  • Co-Chair: Warwick Arden, Executive Vice Chancellor and Provost
  • Co-Chair: Fashaad Crawford, Vice Provost for Assessment and Accreditation
  • Carolyn Argentati, Donald E. Moreland Deputy Director of Libraries
  • Charles Clift, University Registrar
  • Chris DiPerno, Professor, Department of Forestry and Environmental Resources
  • Paula Gentius, Chief of Staff to the Chancellor
  • Ursula Hairston, Assistant Vice Chancellor for Human Resources Strategy
  • Peter Harries, Dean of Graduate School
  • Dana Harris, Associate Vice Chancellor for Finance and University Treasurer
  • Don Hunt, Senior Vice Provost for Enrollment Management and Services
  • Duane Larick, Consultant and Senior Vice Provost for Academic Strategy and Resource Management
  • John Lee, Associate Dean for Faculty and Academic Affairs
  • Charlie Maimone, Vice Chancellor for Finance and Administration
  • Doug Morton, Associate Vice Chancellor for Facilities
  • Allison Newhart, Vice Chancellor and General Counsel
  • Margery Overton, Senior Vice Provost for Institutional Strategy and Analysis
  • Donna Petherbridge, Vice Provost for DELTA
  • Marielle Pocan, Assistant for Communications, Provost’s Office
  • Timothy Reid, Student Body Vice President
  • Sheri Schwab, Vice Provost for Institutional Equity and Diversity
  • Doneka Scott, Vice Chancellor and Dean, Division of Academic and Student Affairs
  • Ontario Wooden, Senior Associate Dean for Curricular and Academic Affairs
  • Katharine Stewart, Senior Vice Provost for Faculty and Academic Affairs
  • Kelly Wick, Director of Projects and Planning and Chief of Staff, Provost’s Office

Quality Enhancement Plan (QEP) Teams

Two teams were instrumental in the QEP topic review and selection process.

QEP Planning Team

The QEP Planning Team guides the overall QEP process from pre-proposal guidance to topic selection, proposal development and QEP implementation.

  • Fashaad Crawford, Vice Provost for Assessment and Accreditation
  • Don Hunt, Senior Vice Provost for Enrollment Management and Services
  • Duane Larick, Consultant and Retired Senior Vice Provost for Strategy, Analysis and Resource Management
  • Kaitlyn Mittan, Director of Assessment and Accreditation
  • Doneka Scott, Vice Chancellor and Dean of the Division of Academic and Student Affairs
  • Katharine Stewart, Senior Vice Provost for Faculty and Academic Affairs

QEP Proposals Review Team

The QEP Proposals Review Team evaluates QEP pre-proposals and full proposals for appropriateness, alignment to university mission and strategic plan, and feasibility of implementation.

  • McKinney Austin, Assistant Vice Provost for Institutional Analytics and Data Governance
  • Pamela Bunce, University Program Specialist, Biochemistry – METRIC and Staff Senator
  • Jajhayra Fonceca-Roque, 2nd Year Undergraduate Student
  • Deveshwar Hariharan, President, Graduate Student Association
  • Stephanie Helms Pickett, Associate Vice Provost, Office for Institutional Equity and Diversity
  • Courtney Hughes, Director, University Fellowships Office
  • David Jackson, Director, Data Analysis, Institutional Strategy and Analysis
  • Herle McGowan, Associate Teaching Professor, Statistics and Faculty Senator
  • Kaitlyn Mittan, Director of Assessment and Accreditation, Office of Assessment and Accreditation (non-voting member)
  • Alan Porch, Business Officer, Department of Mathematics and Staff Senator
  • Kyle Pysher, Associate Registrar, Registration and Records
  • Walter Robinson, Professor, Marine, Earth and Atmospheric Sciences, and Faculty Senator
  • Hilton Stallworth, 3rd Year Undergraduate Student
  • Katharine Stewart, Senior Vice Provost for Faculty and Academic Affairs (non-voting member)
  • Zach VanHekken, 4th Year Undergraduate Student