State Authorization Staff at System

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Erika G. Swain

Assistant Director for Compliance and Authorization | CU Boulder
Assistant Director for State Authorization | CU System

Erika holds a Bachelor of Arts in history from Ithaca College and a Master's in Library and Information Science from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. Prior to joining CU Boulder, she worked for many years in regional accreditation, overseeing institutional and peer evaluator training and federal compliance programs in her various roles at both the Higher Learning Commission and the Middle States Commission on Higher Education. Erika has also served as the Registrar at North Country Community College in Saranac Lake, NY. | 303-735-8184

2015 - 2018 Committee Members

University of Colorado – Boulder

William Kuskin, Senior Associate Vice Provost for Education Innovation and Special Projects

Geoffrey Rubinstein, Director at Continuing Education


University of Colorado – Colorado Springs

Jennifer George, Associate Counsel

David Moon, Senior Associate Vice Chancellor for Undergraduate Education and Academic Planning


University of Colorado – Denver

Karyn Hardy, Research Counsel Attorney

Nelia Viveiros, Special Assistant to Provost