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Planning and Assessment Staff
Planning and Assessment Staff
Sheila Dove Jones, EdD, assistant vice president
Dove Jones manages the operations of the Office of Planning and Assessment and collaborates with the campus community to assess and achieve the goals of the strategic plan, accreditation associations, and General Education student learning outcomes.
Debra M. Mucci, BA, administrative assistant
Mucci serves as the ETS Proficiency Profile Test and Language Placement Test coordinator. In addition, she assists with the documentation of the Middle States Accreditation Process for Bloomsburg University.
Jessica Beaver, BA, Clerk Typist
Beaver assists with testing in the BU Testing Center and in the development of General Education (MyCore) VALUE Rubrics.
Kathy Kollar-Valovage, MS, MSIT, CCEP, Test Center Coordinator
Kollar-Valovage serves as BU's Test Center Coordinator. She is responsible for providing national, graduate, professional certification and distance-education exams to students and the general public in a professional, secure and accessible environment. She also assists with the administration of university assessments.
Jerrold Harris, PhD, research, compliance, and assessment
Harris serves as coordinator of research and compliance in the Office of Assessment and Planning. He is responsible to designing and assisting with the designing of assessment surveys, developing reports, collecting general education (MyCore) data and communicating results to departments, faculty and staff.
Jessica Heid, BA, Institutional Compliance Program Coordinator
Heid serves as coordinator for State Authorization for Bloomsburg University. She is responsible for ensuring compliance with state regulations regarding out-of-state field experience activities as well as distance education offered to students residing in states other than Pennsylvania. In addition, Heid has oversight for BU’s MSCHE Verification of Compliance with Accreditation-Relevant Federal Regulations.
Nicholas Stepanik, MS, statistical analyst
Nick works with the organization, analysis, and presentation of data pertaining to student assessment, performance, and experiences, among other things. A background that includes experience teaching mathematics and working with students, Nick is highly enthusiastic about providing results that promote positive change to the campus community.
Meaghan Fuhrman, BA, MA, statistical analyst
Meaghan serves as a statistical analyst in the Office of Planning and Assessment. She uses her strong background in social science to inform survey research, statistical procedures, quantitative and qualitative data analyses and procurement, and the communication of results relating to student learning and assessment at BU.
Aimee Wenta, BA, statistical analyst
Wenta supports the design, implementation, and analysis of assessment data to evaluate program-level and student-level outcomes. She is excited to produce data-driven insight to promote institutional effectiveness.
Mindi Miller, PhD, CRRN, Middle States Self-Study Co-Chair
Miller is a nursing faculty member currently working in the Office of Planning and Assessment as part of the university’s Middle States Commission on Higher Education Self-study team. MSCHE reaccreditation affirms quality education and the institution’s eligibility for federal funding.