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Leadership Team

​​The Commission on Colleges requires  that institutions establish a Leadership Team to manage and validate the internal institutional assessment of compliance with  all Core Requirements, Comprehensive Standards, and Federal Requirements. 

The responsibilities of the Leadership Team include, but are not limited to:

  • Oversight of SACS COC Reaffirmation Process.
  • Ensure the institutional community is engaged in the review  process and is informed of the progress of the review.
  • Take action on identified areas of non-compliance with Principles of Accreditation
  • Make decision as to focus of Quality Enhancement Plan; approve  initiatives.
  • Approve final documents of Compliance Certification and Quality  Enhancement Plan
  • Endorse arrangements for on-site visit.
  • Ensure that the appropriate follow-up activities  are in place to address compliance   issues and to monitor the progress of the QEP. 
​Name ​Role ​Representation
Loren J. Blanchard
​Chair​UHD President
Akif Uzman
​Member​Interim Provost
​Lea Campbell
​Member​SACSCOC Liaison
​Marty Baylor
​Member​Interim, Vice President, Administration & Finance
Edmund Cueva
​Member​Faculty Senate President
Caroline Smith
​Member​Staff Council President
​Shamika Jefferson
​MemberStudent Government Association (SGA) President

Last updated 3/9/2022 3:41 AM