2022 WSCUC Special Visit 

As a follow-up to the 2018 Accreditation Process, UCR will have a WSCUC Special Visit in February 2022. This Special Visit is a chance for UCR to address the issues identified in the 2018 Action Letter

Click the tabs below to access documents related to the 2022 Accreditation Visit.

UCR's WSCUC Special Visit is scheduled for February 10-11, 2022. 

The institutional report for this visit is due December 2, 2021, ten weeks before the review starts.

More specifics on the visit's schedule and on the report drafting schedule available soon.

2022 Special Visit Contacts and Team



Associate Provost and ALO (chair)

Ken Baerenklau

Associate Dean for Graduate Academic Affairs, Graduate Division

Ertem Tuncel

Associate Dean for Student Academic Affairs, Bourns College of Engineering

Marko Princevac

Associate Dean for Undergraduate Education, Graduate School of Education

Bob Ream

Divisional Dean for Student Academic Affairs, College of Natural and Agricultural Sciences

Connie Nugent

Associate Dean, School of Public Policy

Kurt Schwabe

Vice Provost and Dean of Undergraduate Education

Jennifer Brown

Chair of the Academic Senate

Jason Stajich

Director of the Center for Teaching and Learning

Richard Edwards

Director of Evaluation and Assessment (co-chair of meta-assessment)

Omar Safie

Senate representative, Committee on Education Policy

Walter Clark

Senate representative, Graduate Council

Molly McGarry

Senate representative

Meera Nair

Senate representative

Business (Jean Helwege)

Faculty representative, Meta Assessment Committee

CHASS (Annika Speer)

VCPBA (KPI representative)

Susana Salazar (will continue for Gerry Bomotti)

FPA (temporary)

Stephanie Flores (temporary for WASC report this year)

VC Student Affairs

Hayden Harris (for Brian Haynes)

The 2022 WSCUC Special Visit is in response to the 2018 visit which detialed the following needed actions: 

  • An enhanced and expanded assessment initiative.
  • A stronger campus commitment to accreditation processes that promotes the relationship between accreditation reviews and such significant campus efforts as strategic planning and student achievement initiatives.
  • A modified budget model that embraces current challenges to campus success.
  • A re-calibrated Cash-Based Operating Performance Model

More details is provided in the 2018 Reaffirmation of Accrediation Action Letter: 

2018 Reaffirmation of Accreditation Action Letter