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Who We Are

Executive Director & SACSCOC Liaison
David Allen, Ph.D.
The director has primary responsibility for assessing, planning, implementing, documenting, communicating, evaluating, and continuously improving assessment and accreditation processes throughout the university. Dr. Allen holds a Ph.D. in Education with a focus on School Improvement from Texas State University-San Marcos, an M.S. in Environmental Science from Oklahoma State University, and a B.S. in Science Education.


Brianna Edwards portrait

Assistant Director
Brianna Edwards, M.Ed.
Brianna Edwards is a member of the Association for the Assessment of Learning in Higher Education. She holds an ME.d. in Higher Educational Leadership from TCU and a B.A. in Public Relations from the University of Oklahoma.


Sandra Callaghan, Ph.D.
Sandy Callaghan will work with the Executive Director of Institutional Effectiveness to provide administrative leadership of the 2023 SACSCOC reaffirmation process. She is Director of the Center for International Studies and Associate Professor of Accounting. She holds a Ph.D. from Michigan State University and M.P.A. from the University of Texas at Austin.


Jon McGuireAccreditation Coordinator
Jon McGuire, M.S.
Jon McGuire is a member of the Association for the Assessment of Learning in Higher Education, and also works in association with the Texas Association for Higher Education Assessment. He holds a M.S. and B.S. in Sports & Exercise Science from West Texas A&M University. Jon also is a VALUE Institute Certified Scorer for Written Communication by the American Association of Colleges and Universities.