Loyola University Chicago

Internal Consultants to the Assurance Argument

To complete the Assurance Argument, teams of faculty, administrators, staff and students were formed to address each of the HLC Criteria. The work of the teams were coordinated by the Pathways Accreditation Leadership Team. Below is a list of the members of each team.

Pathways Accreditation Leadership Team

Administrators

  • John Pelissero, Provost
  • Marian Claffey, Associate Provost for Administration & Accreditation Liaison Officer to the Higher Learning Commission
  • Terri Pigott, Interim Dean, School of Education & Faculty Director of Accreditation

Coordinating Committee

  • Michael Beazley, Assistant to the Vice President for Student Development
  • Steve Christensen, Director, University Communications
  • JoBeth D’Agostino, Associate Provost for Curriculum Development
  • Lorraine Fitzgerald, President’s Office
  • Tyler Hough, CAS Student, Class of 2014
  • Richard Hurst, Director, Institutional Research
  • Bev Kasper, Assistant Provost & Director of Faculty Administration
  • Joanna Pappas, Assistant Provost & Director of Academic Business Operations
  • Robert Seal, Dean, University Libraries
  • Janet Sisler, Director, Gannon Center for Women and Leadership
  • David Slavsky, Director, University Core Curriculum

Ex Officio

  • Samuel Attoh, Dean, The Graduate School & Associate Provost for Research
  • John Hardt, Vice President & Associate Provost, Mission Integration, Loyola University Health System and Health Sciences Division
  • Thomas Regan, S.J., Interim Dean, College of Arts & Sciences 

Internal Consultants for Assurance Argument, Organized by Criteria for Accreditation

Criterion 1: Mission

  • President, Vice Presidents, Deans (Ex Officio)
  • Mark Bosco, S.J., Associate Professor & Director, Hank Center for the Catholic Intellectual Heritage
  • John Hardt, Associate Provost, Mission & Identity, Health Sciences Division
  • Thomas Kelly, Senior Vice President for Administrative Services & Chief Human Resources Officer
  • Chris Murphy, Director, Staff Mission Formation
  • Lisa Reiter, Director, Campus Ministry
  • Janet Sisler, Director, Gannon Center for Women & Leadership (Chair)

Criterion 2: Integrity: Ethical & Responsible Conduct

  • President, Vice Presidents, Deans (Ex Officio)
  • Samuel Attoh, Associate Provost for Research & Dean, The Graduate School
  • Susan Bodin, Director, Strategic Financing & Risk Management
  • Eric Jones, Treasurer & Chief Investment Officer
  • Rabia Khan, Assistant to the Vice President for Student Development
  • Mark Kuczewski, Director, Neiswanger Institute for Bioethics and Health Policy
  • William Sellers, Director, Research Services
  • Pamela Costas, Senior Vice President & General Counsel
  • Beverly Kasper, Assistant Provost & Director, Faculty Administration (Chair)
  • Timothy Love, Director, Office of Student Conduct and Conflict Resolution
  • Thomas Kelly, Senior Vice President for Administrative Services and Chief Human Resource Officer
  • Kathleen Maas Weigert, Special Assistant to the Provost for Social Justice Initiatives

Criterion 3: Teaching & Learning: Quality, Resources & Support

  • Deans (Ex Officio)
  • JoBeth D’Agostino, Associate Provost for Curriculum Development
  • Patrick Boyle, Vice Provost for Academic Centers & Global Initiatives
  • Patrick Green, Director, Center for Experiential Learning
  • Bev Kasper, Assistant Provost & Director, Faculty Administration
  • Claudio Katz, Professor & Director, Honors Program
  • Susan Malisch, Vice President, Information Services
  • Bruce Montes, Director, Academic Technology Services
  • David Prasse, Vice Provost for Academic & Faculty Resources
  • Julia Pryce, Associate Director, Faculty Center for Ignatian Pedagogy
  • Robert Seal, Dean, University Libraries (Chair)
  • David Slavsky, Director, Core Curriculum; Associate Director, Institute of Environmental Sustainability

Criterion 4: Teaching & Learning: Evaluation & Improvement

  • Deans (Ex Officio)
  • Michael Beazley, Assistant to the Vice President for Student Development for Assessment
  • Patrick Boyle, Vice Provost for Academic Centers & Global Initiatives
  • JoBeth D’Agostino, Associate Provost for Curriculum Development (Chair)
  • Martin Gahbauer, Assistant Director, Career Development Center
  • Richard Hurst, Director, Institutional Research
  • Clare Korinek, Registrar & Director, Office of Registration & Records
  • Shannon Milligan, Assessment Coordinator
  • David Prasse, Vice Provost for Academic & Faculty Resources
  • Paul Roberts, Associate Provost for Enrollment Management
  • Carol Scheidenhelm, Director, Faculty Center for Ignatian Pedagogy
  • Lee Schmidt, Associate Professor & Senior Associate Dean of Academic Affairs, Niehoff School of Nursing
  • William McGaghie, Director Leischner Institute, Stritch School of Medicine

Criterion 5: Resources, Planning & Institutional Effectiveness

  • President, Vice Presidents, Deans (Ex Officio)
  • Steve Bergfeld, Senior Vice President for Strategy & Planning
  • Shawna Cooper-Gibson, Assistant Dean, School of Communication & University Senate Staff Representative
  • Pamela Costas, Vice President, General Counsel & Secretary
  • Lorraine Fitzgerald, Special Assistant to the President (Chair)
  • Philip Hale, Vice President, Government Affairs
  • Richard Hurst, Director, Institutional Research
  • Claudio Katz, Professor & Chair, University Senate
  • Thomas Kelly, Senior Vice President for Administrative Services & Chief Human Resources Officer
  • Robert Munson, Senior Vice President for Finance & Chief Financial Officer
  • Wayne Magdziarz, Senior Vice President for Capital Planning
  • Joanna Pappas, Assistant Provost & Director, Academic Business Operations
  • Joan Stasiak, Director, Human Resources
  • Kana Wibbenmeyer, Associate Vice President, Facilities

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