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

    Mary Pedersen, Ph.D., currently serves as the Interim Provost and Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs at Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo. Prior to this she served for seven years as the Senior Vice Provost for Academic Affairs and Associate Vice Provost for Academic Programs and Planning, working on university strategic planning, accreditation, program review and assessment, curriculum development and planning. She was also involved in revision of General Education and campus implementation of the CSU Graduation Initiative. Prior to this, Dr.

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