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Concordia St. Paul News

June 23, 2014

Dr. Miriam Luebke Heads Up Assessment and Accreditation Role for Concordia

Concordia University, St. Paul has announced the appointment of Dr. Miriam Luebke as associate vice president of assessment and accreditation. Dr. Luebke will report to Lonn Maly, vice president of academic affairs.

The expansion of this role to a full time position was necessary due to the increased need for leadership and guidance in student outcomes and program assessment as well as  institutional accreditation management as Concordia continues to diversify its academic offerings.

“Conducting and reviewing program assessment is critical as the university continues to grow and diversify our academic offerings,” said Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer Dr. Eric LaMott. “Dr. Luebke has extensive experience in this arena and will now be able to fully dedicate her time toward these tasks.”

As associate vice president of assessment and accreditation, Dr. Luebke will continue to direct, manage and develop university-wide assessment initiatives related to the strategic plan. She will also be responsible for overseeing the university’s accreditation efforts in order to maintain and identify opportunities for growth in accreditation status for Concordia’s academic programs.

Since arriving at Concordia in 1994, Dr. Luebke has held several positions, most recently as Associate Vice President for Academic Services. She earned her Psy.D. in clinical psychology from the Illinois School of Professional Psychology. Dr. Luebke also owns a M.A. in applied linguistics from the University of Illinois at Chicago and a B.A. in interdisciplinary studies from Valparaiso University. She is a licensed psychologist in the state of Minnesota.