Nursing’s Mary Quinn Griffin named assistant provost for outcome assessment

Mary Quinn Griffin, a professor in the Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing and an institutional researcher, has been recently appointed assistant provost for outcome assessment and accreditation.

In this role, she will be responsible for leading the university’s coordination of educational outcome assessment and meeting both internal expectations and external requirements for the university-level accreditation with the Higher Learning Commission (HLC). The HLC accredits degree-granting, post-secondary educational institutions in a 19-state region, which includes Ohio.

Quinn Griffin has educated nursing students both in the United States and in Ireland for many years. She has a Master of Education degree from Trinity College Dublin, a Master of Science degree in nursing and a PhD in nursing from Case Western Reserve University, as well as a diploma in advanced statistics.

Quinn Griffin is a fellow of the American Academy of Nursing and the National League for Nursing’s Academy of Nursing Education. Since 2015, she has worked with the HLC as a peer reviewer.