Quality Collaboratives: State Systems and Campus Partners


State Liaison: Debra David, Project Director of "Give Students a Compass," California State University System

Campus Partners: California State University, Northridge and Pierce College


State Liaison: Ken Sauer, Senior Associate Commissioner for Research & Academic Affairs, Indiana Commission for Higher Education

Campus Partners: Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis and Ivy Tech Community College - Central Indiana


State Liaison: Melissa Bell, Director for Student Success Policy and Initiatives, Kentucky Council on Postsecondary Education

Campus Partners: University of Louisville and Elizabethtown Community and Technical College


State Liaison: Patricia Crosson, Senior Advisor for Academic Policy, Massachusetts Department of Higher Education

Campus Partners: Fitchburg State University and Mount Wachusett Community College; University of Massachusetts Lowell and Middlesex Community College

North Dakota

State Liaison: Thomas Steen, President, North Dakota General Education Council


State Liaison: Kent Neely, Provost & Vice President of Academic Affairs, Western Oregon University


State Liaison: Phyllis (Teddi) Safman, Assistant Commissioner for Academic Affairs, Utah System of Higher Education

Campus Partners: University of Utah and Salt Lake Community College


State Liaison: Joseph Defilippo, Director of Academic Affairs and Planning, State Council of Higher Education for Virginia

Campus Partners: James Madison University and Blue Ridge Community College; Virginia Commonwealth University and J. Sargeant Reynolds Community College


State Liaison: Rebecca Karoff, Special Assistant to the Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs, University of Wisconsin System

Campus Partners: University of Wisconsin-Parkside and University of Wisconsin-Waukesha; University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh and University of Wisconsin-Fox Valley