August 15, 2018—Dr. Cheryl Carpenter-Davis, vice president of academic affairs at Cleveland University-Kansas City, has been appointed as a member of the Academy of the Site Team Visitors, a part of the Council on Chiropractic Education (CCE).
“It is a personal privilege to announce this appointment by the CCE,” said CUKC President Dr. Carl S. Cleveland III. “Dr. Carpenter-Davis is a valued member of the CUKC academic administrative team. She is also a Peer Reviewer of the Higher Learning Commission.”
Carpenter-Davis received her doctorate in educational leadership and policy analysis from the University of Missouri-Columbia in 2005. She began her teaching career in physical therapy education in 1991 at Metropolitan Community College-Penn Valley campus, and in 1995 at the University of Kansas-Medical Center campus.
While she was with the Metropolitan Community College system, Carpenter-Davis held many various positions including faculty member, associate dean, and dean of instruction. She joined Cleveland University-Kansas City in October 2016 as Dean of the College of Health Sciences.
The CCE is the accreditation body authorized by the Department of Education for the review and approval of the 15 chiropractic programs at 18 campus locations in the U.S. The CCE reviews, awards, reaffirms, and continues accreditation, ensuring compliance with the requirements and clinical competencies reflected in The CCE Accreditation Standards for Doctor of Chiropractic Degree Programs/Solitary Purpose Chiropractic Institutions and The CCE Residency Accreditation Standards for Residency Programs.
The individual members of the Academy represent a key component of the CCE accreditation process. Trained individuals representing various areas of academic and clinical expertise and diversity are selected from the Academy to constitute the membership of the visitation teams responsible for the onsite review of an individual chiropractic program’s compliance with the CCE Educational Standards.
Source: Cleveland University-Kansas City