Self-Study
Steering Committee


CHAIRS
Patti Phillips, Chief Academic Officer  
Claudine Thomas, Associate Dean Academic Services (ALO)  
Joe Kulka, Associate Professor, Illustration  
Alysson Cwyk, Chief of Staff 

BOARD
Meg Johnson, Board of Managers 

ADMINISTRATION
William Hill, Senior Vice President for Finance and Administration  
Dr. Joshua Wilkin, Dean of Students 

FACULTY
Amanda Newman-Godfrey, Assistant Professor, Art Education  
Lynn Palewicz, Associate Professor, Chair of Foundation 

STUDENTS
Brianna Danchenko, BFA Illustration  
Emily Elliott, MFA Socially Engaged Studio Art  
Ashley Gunter, MFA Socially Engaged Studio Art
Makaela Ramirez-Faisca, BFA Photography, Student Government President 

As of October 2020 

Self-Study Working Groups

Per the guidelines established by MSCHE, Moore has formed seven Working Groups to address each of the Standards within the Self-Study. Each Working Group lead is a member of the Steering Committee. Working Groups below as of October 2020 ( * resigned, ** deceased)

Steering Committee Lead

  • Alysson Cwyk, Chief of Staff

Working Group Members 

  • Cecelia Fitzgibbon, President  
  • Jim Johnson, Associate Professor, Photography  
  • Meg Johnson, Board of Managers  
  • Colin Oerton, Board of Managers*  
  • Nicole Steinberg, Chief Marketing and Communications Officer 

Steering Committee Lead

  • Claudine Thomas, Associate Dean Academic Services

Working Group Members 

  • Karli Bressler, Assistant Director of Financial Aid  
  • Maia Hajj, Instruction & Access Services Librarian  
  • Rachel Phillips, Director of Human Resources  
  • Jon Squire, Dean of Admissions  
  • Nicole Steinberg, Chief Marketing and Communications Officer

Steering Committee Lead 

  • Lynn Palewicz, Associate Professor, Chair of Foundation 

Working Group Members 

  • Emily Elliott, MFA Socially Engaged Studio Art 
  • Dr. Joanna Jenkins, Associate Dean of Continuing Education, Graduate Studies and Professional Studies
  • Joe Kulka, Associate Professor, Illustration  
  • Kim Lesley, Director, Connelly Library  
  • Amanda Newman-Godfrey, Assistant Professor, Art Education  
  • Patti Phillips, Chief Academic Officer  
  • Daniel Tucker, Assistant Professor; Graduate Program Director, Socially-Engaged Studio Art  
  • Ashley York, Digital Fabrication & Studio Technicians Manager 

Steering Committee Lead

  • Dr. Joshua Wilkin, Dean of Students  

Working Group Members

  • Kim Brickley, Senior Admissions Counselor  
  • Leah Comiskey, Education & Public Engagement Coordinator  
  • Brianna Danchenko, BFA Illustration  
  • Mindy Glassman, Board of Managers  
  • Ashley Gunter, MFA Socially Engaged Studio Art 
  • Dr. Kelly Kirby, Assistant Professor; Chair, Liberal Arts  
  • Tasha Loch, Academic Advisor  
  • Angela Motte, Admissions Counselor Coordinator*  
  • Makaela Ramirez-Faisca, BFA Photography, Student Government President  
  • Veronica Scarpellino, Associate Director, Locks Career Center 

Steering Committee Lead 

  • Claudine Thomas, Associate Dean Academic Services 

Working Group Members 

  • Joe Kulka, Associate Professor, Illustration  
  • Margaret Marsh, Board of Managers  
  • Gigi McGee, Professor, Graphic Design  
  • Lynn Palewicz, Associate Professor, Chair of Foundation  
  • Patti Phillips, Chief Academic Officer  
  • Dr. Maya Pindyck, Assistant Director, Liberal Arts  
  • Fran Martini, Associate Professor, Interior Design  
  • Dr. Jonathan Wallis, Associate Professor, Art History  
  • Steve Wood, Assistant Professor, Animation and Game Arts 

Steering Committee Lead 

  • William Hill, Senior Vice President for Finance and Administration 

Working Group Members 

  • Marta Adelson, Board of Managers  
  • Liz Cahill, Vice President for Advancement  
  • Jack Donnelly, Board of Trustees**  
  • Shaun Flanly, Director of Network Services  
  • Fran Graham, Board of Trustees  
  • Sis Grenald, Board of Managers  
  • Fran Martini, Associate Professor, Interior Design  
  • Colin Oerton, Board of Managers*  
  • Tim Patterson, Board of Managers  
  • Gabrielle Suzenski, Rochelle F. Levy Director of the Galleries  
  • Jane Walentas, Board of Trustees**

Steering Committee Lead 

  • Meg Johnson, Board of Managers 

Working Group Members 

  • Art Block, Board of Trustees  
  • Alysson Cwyk, Chief of Staff  
  • Cecelia Fitzgibbon, President  
  • Suzanne Kopko, Art Shop Manager; Staff Council Chair  
  • Cissie Levy, Board of Trustees  
  • Amanda Newman-Godfrey, Assistant Professor, Art Education
  • Maureen Pelta, Professor, Art History; MFT President  
  • Makaela Ramirez-Faisca, BFA Photography; Student Government President  
  • Joan Stern, Board of Trustees 

DRAFT SELF-STUDY REPORTS

Please send all feedback to accreditation@moore.edu.
Moore’s Self-Study is scheduled to be completed and submitted to MSCHE in summer 2021. Drafts of each Standard report will be posted below for community review.

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