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Deborah R. Schwartz, Ph.D.

Associate Graduate Faculty of Leadership
Professor of Educaton


  • Ph.D., University of Michigan
  • M.A., University of Toledo
  • B.Ed., University of Toledo

Areas of Expertise

  • Assessment
  • Evaluation
  • Accreditation
  • Higher education policy

Professional Affiliations

  • Association of American College and Universities
  • Association for Institutional Research
  • Association for the Study of Higher Education
  • Ohio Association for Institutional Research and Planning
  • Bethany House Board of Trustees

Recent Publications

  • Lourdes College. (2008). In A.M. Griffin & J. Romm (Eds.). Exploring the evidence, vol. IV: Reporting research on first-year seminars (pp. 41 - 44).

Recent Presentations

  • Assessment, Accreditation, and Quality Control/Assurance. (2009). Ohio Association for Institutional Research and Planning Fall Conference, Columbus, OH.
  • Involving Students in Assessing and Evaluating Their Own Learning. (2008). Association of American colleges and Universities Network for Academic Renewal Conference, Boston, MA.

Recent Awards

  • Lourdes College Faculty Scholarship Fellowship Recipient, 2009
  • Ohio Learning Network Learning Community Initiative Grant, 2008-2009
  • Ohio Foundation for Independent College Minority Student Retention Grant, 2006, 2007
  • Midwest Campus Compact (MC3) Grant for student scholarships, 2005 



Deborah Schwartz
Office: MOT 3 101
Phone: 419-824-3760