Date: September 17, 2010
Over the past two years, Dr. Gwendolyn Polk Aldridge, director of assessment for Southwest, has been instrumental in helping to create standards, systems and processes to make Southwest's quality of instruction the best it can be, according to Dr. Nevin Robbins, director of the Office of Planning for Southwest. Dr. Aldridge's work has been so critical to Southwest's preparedness for accreditation that the “Making a Difference" Award was established to symbolize gratitude for her efforts. “What she has done is give us the ability to establish our standards, to monitor our quality and, really, to maximize the students' learning,” Robbins said.
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