Leah Williams, was elected to the Commission in 2012 as a public member. She is currently General Counsel at WestEd, a non-partisan, non-profit, research, development and service agency that works with educational and other communities to promote excellence, achieve equity, and improve learning for children, youth, and adults. She holds a B.A. in comparative culture from the University of California at Irvine and a J.D. from the Stanford University Law School.
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