About

​Office of Academic Policy and Authorization

This Office of Academic Policy and Authorization oversees two primary areas of work:  1​) the quality, integrity, and diversity of private postsecondary programs in Oregon for the benefit of students and consumers, and 2) public university academic policy and program approval. 

For comprehensive information on our work, see:

Our office is led by:
  • Veronica Dujon, Ph.D., Director
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Office of Academic Policy and Authorization

NamePositionContact Info
ADDRESS 3225 25th Street SE, Salem, Oregon 97302​
GENERAL INQUIRIES ON PRIVATE POSTSECONDARY EDUCATION 503-947-5716
info.pps@hecc.oregon.gov
Tiffany CaldwellPrivate Postsecondary Support Specialist 503-947-5716
tiffany.caldwell@hecc.oregon.gov
Karyn ChambersEducation Specialist, Private Postsecondary Education503-947-5773
karyn.chambers@hecc.oregon.gov
Veronica DujonDirector503-947-5744
veronica.dujon@hecc.oregon.gov
Rebecca FullerCompliance Specialist, Private Postsecondary Education503-947-5751
rebecca.fuller@hecc.oregon.gov
Peter GertenrichEducation Specialist, Private Postsecondary Education503-947-5719
peter.gertenrich@hecc.oregon.gov
Tabatha HeaterCompliance Specialist*, Private Postsecondary Education 503-934-3480
tabatha.heater@hecc.oregon.gov
Anthony MedinaOperations Policy Analyst, Public University Coordination503-949-4084
Anthony.D.Medina@hecc.oregon.gov
Sean PollackProgram Administrator, Private Postsecondary Education503-947-5925
sean.pollack@hecc.oregon.gov
Kia SorensenAcademic Policy Specialist, Public University Coordination503-949-3744
kia.sorensen@hecc.oregon.gov
Erin Weeks-EarpAlignment and Articulation Policy Specialist, Public University Coordination503-949-4133
erin.weeks-earp@hecc.oregon.gov
Barbara ZealDegree Authorization Specialist503-947-5727
barbara.zeal@hecc.oregon.gov
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* An asterisk indicates a position that is either temporary, limited duration, or a job rotation.​​​

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