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

Please click here to access WSCUC's Bylaws.


Featured Commissioner

Stephen Yandle, Public Member, is Vice Dean Emeritus of the Peking University School of Transnational Law (STL), having served as the school’s Associate Dean 2009-2012, Acting Dean 2012-13, and Vice Dean 2013-15.  He holds a bachelor’s degree in economics and a Juris Doctor degree from the University of Virginia.  He has served as Assistant Dean at the University of Virginia, as Associate Dean at the Northwestern University Law School, as Associate Dean of the Yale Law School, as Deputy Consultant on Legal Education and Admission to the Bar of the American Bar Association,

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