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 255 Capitol Street NE, Salem, OR 97310
GENERAL INQUIRIES ON PRIVATE POSTSECONDARY EDUCATION 503-947-5716
info.pps@state.or.us​
Tiffany CaldwellPrivate Postsecondary Support Specialist 503-947-5716
tiffany.caldwell@state.or.us
Karyn ChambersEducation Specialist, Private Postsecondary Education503-947-5773
karyn.chambers@state.or.us
Veronica DujonDirector503-947-5744
veronica.dujon@state.or.us
Rebecca FullerCompliance Specialist*, Private Postsecondary Education503-947-5751
rebecca.fuller@state.or.us
Peter GertenrichEducation Specialist, Private Postsecondary Education503-947-5719
peter.gertenrich@state.or.us
Tabatha HeaterCompliance Specialist*, Private Postsecondary Education 503-934-3480
tabatha.heater@state.or.us
Arpine MazhinyanHatfield Fellow
arpine.mazhinyan@state.or.us
Anthony MedinaOperations Policy Analyst, Public University Coordination503-947-2442
Anthony.D.Medina@state.or.us
Sean PollackProgram Administrator, Private Postsecondary Education503-947-5925
sean.pollack@state.or.us
Kia SorensenAcademic Policy Specialist, Public University Coordination503-947-2448
kia.sorensen@state.or.us
Erin Weeks-EarpAlignment and Articulation Policy Specialist, Public University Coordination503-947-5659
erin.weeks-earp@state.or.us
Kayla WinslowPostsecondary Support Specialist*503-947-5727
kayla.winslow@state.or.us
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* An asterisk indicates a position that is either temporary, limited duration, or a job rotation.​​​

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