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New York Institutions

Institutional Accreditation Appeals Board

The purpose of the institutional accreditation appeals board is to review and decide appeals of decisions by the Board of Regents to take adverse or probationary action against an institution seeking institutional accreditation through the Board of Regents and Commissioner of Education, pursuant to the procedures outlined in section 4-1.5 of Regents Rules.

Members of the Institutional Accreditation Appeals Board (with selected credentials)

  • Christoph Kimmich, D.Phil. (Chair)
    President, CUNY Brooklyn College, 2000-2009
    Interim Chancellor, City University of New York (CUNY), 1997-99
  • Kathleen Gormley, Ph.D.
    Professor of Literacy,  The Sage Colleges 
  • Augusta Kappner, D.S.W.
    President, Bank Street College of Education, 1995-2008
    Assistant Secretary of Education, U.S. Department of Education, 1993-95
  • David P. McCaffrey, Ph.D.
    Distinguished Teaching Professor of Public Administration & Policy, Rockefeller College of Public Affairs & Policy, State University of New York at Albany, 2002 - present
  • Barbara Nagler, Ed.D.  (public member)
    District Superintendent, Capital Region BOCES (Albany, NY), 1998-2007
  • R. Mark Sullivan, Ed.D.
    President, The College of St. Rose, 1996-2012