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
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    Featured Commissioner

    Cynthia G. Baum, Ph.D. brings more than 20 years of leadership experience in post-secondary education, developing and implementing academic programs, and leading both programmatic and regional accreditation processes, to her role as chancellor of Argosy University. She most recently served as president of Walden University and held additional leadership roles during her tenure, including executive vice president overseeing Walden's five colleges and vice president of both the College of Social and Behavioral Sciences and the College of Health Sciences

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