Daniel Sewell has over 30 years of experience as a leader in higher education and business. Dan has served higher education institutions as faculty, provost, executive vice president, chief research officer, and chief information officer. In business, he has been a research scientist and maintains a consulting practice focusing on systems improvement, higher education academic quality, and accreditation. He serves the WASC Senior College and University Commission as a member of the Substantive Change Review Panel. Dan received a Ph.D. in cognitive psychology from Emory University, his undergraduate and masters degrees from the University of Louisiana at Lafayette, and his associate degree from Copiah-Lincoln Community College.