Dr. Patty Murphy
Executive Director of Assessment and Accreditation
(305) 284-3276

Patty is the University’s accreditation liaison to the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) and regularly serves as a SACSCOC peer evaluator. Prior to coming to the U in 2016, she was the Director of Institutional Effectiveness at the University of Richmond and the Assistant Vice President for Enrollment & College Relations and Director of Institutional Research at Dickinson College. Patty has a Ph.D. and a M.A. in Higher Education from Boston College and a B.A. in French from Wellesley College.

Contact Patty for issues related to SACSCOC accreditation.

Ms. Gisela Dominguez
Compliance Specialist (Accreditation)
(305) 284-9431

Gisela specializes in compliance issues related to faculty credentials, substantive change, and state authorization for distance education. She has worked at the University for over 12 years and previously served in the Graduate Admissions Office in the Frost School of Music. Gisela has a Master of Arts in Liberal Studies from the University of Miami and a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from the University of Phoenix.

Contact Gisela for issues related to faculty credentials, substantive change, program accreditation status, state authorization for distance education, or the OAA website.

Dr. Claudia Grigorescu
Compliance Specialist (Assessment)
(305) 284-4714

Claudia started at the U in 2015 and specializes in assessment of academic programs, non-academic units, and general education. Her experience includes 17 years in profit, non-profit, and academic institutions, where she focused primarily on teaching and assessment related matters. Claudia has an Ed.D. in Curriculum and Instruction, an M.A. in Latin American Studies, and B.A.s in Spanish and Psychology.  She is also a proud undergraduate Canes alumnus. 

Contact Claudia for issues related to assessment.

Office of Assessment and Accreditation
Gables One Tower, Suite 250
1320 South Dixie Highway
Coral Gables, FL 33146

Locator Code: 2920