APR Support Team

APR Specialist Staff Provide Support in Five Core Areas

The support team meets on a monthly basis throughout the year, and we encourage units under review to reach out to us as needed during the review process. 

Verna Bowie

Director, Academic Program Reviews 

program-reviews@berkeley.edu

 Logistics and Strategic Planning Support

  • Directs process; answers procedure and policy questions.
  • Strategizes about options for faculty/student/staff engagement.
  • Recruits external review committee (ERC).
  • Drafts ERC charge and outcome letters.
  • Monitors follow-up activities.
Malcolm Quon

Institutional Research Analyst

malcolm@berkeley.edu 

Central Data Summary and Support
  • Prepares OPA summary of central data.
  • Provides ad hoc institutional data support.

Amy Scharf

Director, Faculty & Departmental Diversity Initiatives, Equity & Inclusion

ascharf@berkeley.edu 

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion: Strategic Planning & Implementation

  • Supports self-assessment, strategic planning and implemenation for diversity, equity, inclusion, belonging, and justice.
  • Consults with departments on issues of diversity, equity, inclusion, belonging, and justice.
Tracy Pascua Dea

Academic Climate Program Director

Office for Faculty Equity & Welfare


tpd@berkeley.edu

Campus provided DEIBJ and Climate expertise

  • Supports implementation of strategic plan for climate and diversity, equity, inclusion, belonging, and justice.
  • Consults on issues for climate and diversity, equity, inclusion, belonging, and justice.
  • Designs and implements brief, Climate Survey with department, including data analysis and data use.
Liat Wexler

Prevention Manager, Faculty and Staff

PATH to Care Center

lwexler@berkeley.edu 

Prevention Plan for Sexual Violence Sexual Harassment
  • Planning and implementation support for units as they create a proactive plan to prevent sexual harassement within their academic community. 

Marisella Rodriguez

Senior Consultant

Center for Teaching and Learning

marisella@berkeley.edu

Curriculum & Learning Outcomes Assessment

  • Identifies and maps student learning outcomes.
  • Selects instruments best suited. to assessing student achievement of program-level learning outcomes.
  • Designs and implements assessment plan, including data analysis and data use.
  • Consults with departments to identify opportunities for enhanced student learning.

Audrey Thomas

Institutional Research Analyst

Division of Undergraduate Education 

audrey@berkeley.edu