The Commission

The WASC Senior College and University Commission is committed to serving the public and its institutions. Our chief goals are to:

    • Promote institutional engagement in issues of educational effectiveness and student learning
    • Develop a culture of evidence that informs decision making
    • Foster active interchange among public and independent institutions
    PDF icon Signed Bylaws adopted November 7, 2014459.12 KB

    Featured Commissioner

    Barry Ryan, Provost and Vice President of Academic Affairs, International Technological UniversityDr. Ryan served as President and CEO of United States University in San Diego. A first generation college student, he earned a BA in History (magna cum laude) from Westmont College in Santa Barbara.  His next degree was a M.Div. from Fuller Seminary in Pasadena.  While there, he was encouraged to pursue doctoral studies, which he did at the University of California, Santa Barbara.  He earned his Ph.D.

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