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Meet Our Team

Julia Schmitz

QEP Director
Associate Professor of Biology
 

Perry Rettig

Vice President for Enrollment Management and Student Affairs
 

Michelle Irvin

QEP Administrative Assistant
 
 

QEP Athens Committee

Mike Friedline, Chair

Assitant Professor, Psychology
 
Members:  Mitzi Heck, Wilma Hutcheson-Williams, Michelle Leach, Julia Schmitz, Laura Starrett, Jane Kidd
 
 

QEP Assessment Committee

Melissa Tingle, Chair

Assistant Professor, Mass Communications (News Media)
 
Members: John Brooks (As Needed), Ed Carmack, Kim Crawford, Ed Taylor, Cindy Peterson, Perry Rettig, Julia Schmitz
 

QEP Communication Committee 

John Roberts, Chair

Director of Marketing & Communications
Members:  Abby Cox, Danielle Jenkins, Zachery Moore, Melissa Tingle, Michelle Leach, Julia Schmitz, Joanna Tucker
 
 

QEP Fellows

Julia Schmitz, Chair

QEP Director & Associate Professor of Biology

Members: Abby Cox, Michael Friedline, Melissa Jackson, Melissa Tingle
 
 
 

QEP Piedmont Symposium Committee

Julia Schmitz, Chair

QEP Director & Associate Professor of Biology

Members: Elaine Baily, Jeff Bowers, Windy Charles, Kim Crawford, Abbey Dondanville, Kelly Land, Sandra Maughon, Megan Ramsey, Roberts Roberts, Susanna Warnock 

 

 

QEP Steering Committee 

Julia Schmitz, Chair

QEP Director
Associate Professor of Biology
 

Leslie Lopez (SGA)

Student Representative—Demorest

 
Steve Jacobs

Associate Dean, School of Arts & Sciences
Associate Professor of Sociology
 

Kelly Land

Assistant Professor, Education
Coordinator of Clinical Experiences


Jim Peeples

Director of Intercollegiate Athletics
 

Megan Ramsey

Compass Program Coordinator
 

John Roberts

Director of Marketing & Communications
 

‚ÄčLaura Starrett

Associate Professor of Nursing
 

Melissa Tingle

Assistant Professor, Mass Communications (News Media)
 

Vickie Turner (Ex-Officio)

Director of Institutional Effectiveness
 

Dan Silber (Ex-Officio)

Vice President for Academic Affairs
 
 
 

Assistant Professor, Psycology

 
 
Associate Professor of Mass Communications
 
 
 
Associate Vice President of Student Success
 
 
 
Vice President of Enrollment Management & Student Affairs 
 
 
 
Professor of Mass Communications
 
 
Abby Cox (Student)

QEP Student Committee

Abby Cox

Student Representative—Demorest

Leslie Lopez (SGA)

Student Representative—Demorest

 
 
 

CREDO Strategic Initiatives  Quality Enhancement Plan Committees

 

1.3.1 High-Impact Practices

Schmitz, Julia (Initiative Owner)

Lovern, Beth

Ramsey, Megan

 

1.3.2 Student Success Model

Carmack, Ed

Schmitz, Julia