AQIP Steering Team
The University of Rio Grande/Rio Grande Community College charges the AQIP Steering Team to coordinate /oversee all issues related to AQIP Accreditation on an ongoing basis and to provide overall guidance for Rio's Continuous Quality Improvement.
Specific responsibilities include (but are not limited to) coordinating/overseeing:
- all Action Projects
- the Systems Portfolio
- the North Central Association’s Higher Learning Commission accreditation visits and related materials
- Rio’s AQIP website
- all other initiatives/activities related to AQIP and HLC accreditation.
To ensure continuing opportunities for broad-based involvement and leadership development in AQIP accreditation activities the Steering Team will include permanent members and rotating members.
Dr. Barbara Gellman-Danley, President
Dr. Kenneth Porada, Provost/Vice President of Academic Affairs
Mr. Paul Harrison, Exec Vice President for Advancement
Dr. David Lawrence, Associate Provost, Dean of Arts and Sciences, AQIP Liaison
Ms. Rebecca Long, Chief Administrative Officer, Rio Grande Community College
Mr. Benjy Davies, Assessment Coordinator, Associate Professor of Art
Dr. Steve Cox, Director, Management Information Services (MIS)
Rotating Members (2 year terms):
Mr. Kingsley Meyer, Director, Campus Computing and Networking (CC&N)
Mr. Aaron Quinn, Dean of Students
Dr. Heather Duda, Assistant Professor of English
Mr. Roger Watson, Associate Professor of Business
Mr. Nasseef Abukamail, Associate Professor of Computer Science
Dr. Robert Hopkins, Assistant Professor of Biology