Middle States Visiting Team Chair Open Forum

Posted on 10/26/2015 9:03:02 AM

Dr. Katherine Conway-TurnerKatherine Conway-Turner, IUP’s Middle States visiting team chair, will be at IUP November 1–3 to make an initial assessment of our preparation for her April 10–13 visit. As part of her initial visit, an open forum will be held on November 2 from 2:00–3:00 p.m. in Gorell Recital Hall (second floor, John Sutton Hall).

The forum will be an opportunity to meet with Conway-Turner as well as to learn more about the reaffirmation of accreditation process and the IUP Self Study. All members of the IUP community are encouraged to attend.

Conway-Turner currently serves as the president of SUNY Buffalo State. She previously served as the provost and vice president for Academic Affairs at both Hood College (2010–14) and SUNY Geneseo (2004–09). In addition to her higher level administration experience, she has also been recognized as an American Council on Education fellow and has held teaching positions at Santa Clara University and California State University, Long Beach. To learn more about Conway-Turner, please read her biography on SUNY Buffalo State’s website.

During her visit, Conway-Turner will meet with the Middle States steering committee, members of the administration, and student leaders. She will also make a stop at the Punxsutawney regional campus and the Culinary Academy.

For more information on IUP’s Middle States reaffirmation of accreditation, please contact steering committee cochairs Laura Delbrugge (Laura.Delbrugge@iup.edu) or Hilliary Creely (Hilliary.Creely@iup.edu).