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Karen Reed Portrait

Dr. Karen Reed

Vice President for Academic Services

B.S. Mount Union College
M.B.A. Lake Erie College
Ph.D. University of Akron


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Karen serves as the institutionís Chief Academic Officer (CAO), has administrative responsibility for all things academic and has been named by President Plotts as his alternate replacement in the Presidentís Emergency Executive Succession Plan for 2010.

The Division of Academic Services includes the Offices of the Vice President for Academic Services, three academic divisions and two program areas that report to the Vice President: The Academic Divisions of: Liberal Arts, Education, Professional and Public Services; Health Sciences; Business, Industry, and Technology; as well as the College Tech Prep Program; and the College NOW program.

Karen is responsible for providing leadership and support for faculty and administrators in the development and implementation of instructional curriculum/programs and innovative approaches to successful student learning.  She monitors compliance of core learning objectives and program viability, and interprets laws, rules and regulations related to institutional accreditation with the Higher Learning Commission and the Ohio Board of Regents.  The office also oversees all transfer and articulation agreements and is responsible for College participation is the Ohio Transfer Module (OTM) and the Transfer Assurance Guides (TAGs). Karen is responsible for ruling on student academic suspension & dismissal, academic forgiveness, grade appeals and academic misconduct issues.


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