John Etchemendy, Provost at Stanford University, joined the Commission in 2012. He has been a faculty member in the Department of Philosophy at Stanford since 1983. He is also a faculty member of the Symbolic Systems Program and a senior researcher at the Center for the Study of Language and Information (CSLI). Earlier in his tenure at Stanford, Etchemendy served as senior associate dean in the School of Humanities and Sciences and as the director of the Center for the Study of Language and Information.
The WASC Senior College and University Commission is committed to serving the public and its institutions. Our chief goals are to:
- Promote institutional engagement in issues of educational effectiveness and student learning
- Develop a culture of evidence that informs decision making
- Foster active interchange among public and independent institutions