Client Advisory Board
The Client Advisory Board is part of DIGARC’s ongoing commitment to align our offerings with the needs of large, small, public, private, for-profit, two-year and four-year institutions. Members assist DIGARC in establishing priorities, developing product roadmaps and gaining a greater understanding of higher education trends.
Enrollment Services Executive Director & University Registrar | Weber State University
Casey Bullock provides expertise on the functions of the registrar, transfer policies and pathways, retention, and enrollment management. He is President of the Utah Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers and chair of the Utah Transfer Articulation Committee. He served as associate registrar prior to being appointed registrar in 2013. He was previously the transfer coordinator in the Office of Admissions at Weber State University and an admission counselor at the University of Utah. He received his bachelor’s from Utah State University and an M.Ed. and Ph.D. in educational leadership and policy from the University of Utah.
Director of Curriculum Management | Grand Rapids Community College
Deb DeWent has been in administration at Grand Rapids Community College for more than 30 years. Her various positions have included Managing Associate to the Provost, Administrative Assistant to the Dean, Administrative Assistant to the Director of Business and Technical Training, Assistant in the Continuing Education Office. Deb is currently the Assistant Director of Instructional Support. She is responsible for the catalog along with technical aspects of ACALOG and CURRICULOG. Deb also sits on committees such as College Action Project (CAP) sub-teams, Curriculum Operations Support Team, and the Academic Guided Pathways Oversight Team.
Director of Program Administration and Assurance | Eastern Michigan University
Evan Finley is the Director of Program Administration and Assurance at Eastern Michigan University. He earned a B.A. in Political Science from Alma College (Alma, MI), and an M.A. in Educational Leadership from Eastern Michigan University. He joined Eastern in 2010 as a Graduate Assistant. Since 2012, Evan has provided leadership in several areas, including Academic Catalogs, Curriculum Development, Gateways to Completion, Foundations of Excellence – Transfer Focus, International Agreement development, and the MiTransfer Project. His research interests are university governance, policy, curriculum development, accreditation, faculty culture, and student success/retention.
Associate Vice President for Academic Administration | John Brown University
Robert Norwood oversees undergraduate education and institutional assessment/accreditation, coordinates the faculty evaluation system, and serves as accreditation liaison with the Higher Learning Commission (HLC). He also serves as an HLC peer reviewer. Dr. Norwood has taught engineering and computer science since 1998. He received his bachelor’s and master’s degree in electrical engineering, and a Ph.D. in electrical engineering with a Ph.D. minor in computer science, all from Stanford University.
Associate University Registrar | University of Pittsburgh
Jennifer Phillips oversees the catalog publishing and the curriculum management process, as well as the NCAA eligibility and certification of student-athletes for the University of Pittsburgh. Previously, she spent ten years in the Office of the Registrar at Princeton University followed by seven years as registrar at Chatham University. Jennifer earned a bachelor’s in psychology from Bucknell University and a Master of Professional Writing from Chatham University. She is a member of the AACRAO and MSACROA associations.
Curriculum and Academic Program Analyst | San José State University
Sarah Schraeder has been working in administration in the California University System, a 23 campus system, since 2015. Prior to starting her role at the San José State campus in 2019, she served as the Curriculum Specialist at the Stanislaus State campus. Sarah’s current role as the Curriculum and Academic Program Analyst at SJSU includes managing and publishing the catalog, leading the program administration of ACALOG and CURRICULOG, consulting with administration and faculty on developing new programs and curriculum revisions, and serving as a member of the University’s accreditation and program review committees. She earned her B.A. in History from Stanislaus State and her M.A. in History from Washington State University.
Associate Registrar for Curriculum, Degree Progress, and Graduation | Oberlin College
Jennifer Stoneking has 15 years of experience in higher education, mostly in the Office of the Registrar and in support of academic advising. Currently, she plays a key role in managing the software and functions where Oberlin’s curriculum and student records intersect. She manages updates to the curriculum through CURRICULOG, supports scheduling in SECTION, and oversees the maintenance and publishing of the online catalog through ACALOG. She is responsible for maintaining Degree Works as an accurate reflection of degree requirements as outlined in the catalog. She oversees graduation and the certification of student degrees. Jennifer earned her bachelors and M.P.A. from Cleveland State University.
Student Success/Registrar Assistant | Southeast Technical College
Erica Strouth has been working at Southeast Tech since 2006 and started working on catalog and curriculum in 2007. She manages and maintains Southeast Tech’s academic catalog and handbook. She works very closely with departments across campus, especially Academics and faculty throughout the year, maintaining and making sure course and program information is accurate and up-to-date for the catalog. She serves on various committees on campus, including the curriculum committee. She provides administrative support to both the Registrar’s Office and Student Success Center.
Executive Director of Information Technology Services and CIO | Highline College
Tim Wrye is responsible for all technology operations at Highline College and is actively involved in Highline’s international partnerships. Tim has been both a Program Committee and Community Building and Mentoring Team member for EDUCAUSE regional conferences, is currently a member of the EDUCAUSE Enterprise IT Program Advisory committee. He is currently Chair-Elect for the Washington Community and Technical College IT Commission and is a Steering Committee member for the WACTC ctcLink project. Tim received a BME from Pacific Lutheran University and an M.Ed. from the University of Washington.
Director of Academic Operations | West Virginia Northern Community College
Becky Yesenczki has worked with West Virginia Northern Community College’s catalog and curriculum since 2011. She has held positions in Student Services, Campus Management/Operations, and Academics, giving her a wide range of experience. In addition, she is a certified Quality Matters instructor. She has an Associate in Applied Science from West Virginia Northern Community College, Bachelor of Science from Mountain State University, and Master of Arts from Marshall University.