Senior Vice Provost for Academic Affairs, Teaching and Learning
Gail D. Burd
Senior Vice Provost Gail Burd has oversight of the Higher Learning Commission reaffirmation of accreditation and program-level accreditations, academic program reviews, innovative classroom renovations, and support for faculty instruction and assessment via the Office of Instruction and Assessment and the Center for University Education Scholarship.
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The review is intended to enhance the quality of a program and to assist in determining a program’s ability to respond to future challenges and opportunities.
The University has been regionally accredited by the Higher Learning Commission since 1917. Also, many UA units, schools, and programs obtained specialized accreditation.
OIA reviews every academic program to ensure that the unit has a measurable plan to assess its students' skills, abilities, knowledge or values after completing the program.