Adrianna Kezar, Professor for Higher Education, University of Southern California and Co-director of the Pullias Center for Higher Education was elected to the commission in 2014. Dr. Kezar is a national expert of change, governance and leadership in higher education and her research agenda explores the change process in higher education institutions and the role of leadership in creating change. Kezar is well published with 14 books, over 75 journal articles, and over a hundred book chapters and reports.
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