Staff News – College of Online Education

Cindy Parker, Ed.D., dean of the College of Online Education, was appointed as a member of the New England Board of Higher Education (NEBHE) State Authorization Reciprocity Agreement Regional Steering Committee representing the State of Rhode Island. The appointment was effective October 1, 2018 and is a three-year term.

The Regional Steering Committee evaluates and determines whether states that apply to participate demonstrate adequate capacity and sufficient standards for authorization and oversight of institutions under the State Authorization Reciprocity Agreement (SARA). The committee is made up of seven members, with at least one from each New England state. 

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