Timothy Mott

Accreditation Compliance Specialist (2020 – Present)

Dr. Timothy Mott serves as an Accreditation Compliance Specialist on a part-time basis. He has been affiliated with DEAC since 2004 as an educational standards and subject specialist reviewer, team Chairperson, and authored dozens of institutional accreditation evaluation reports. He provided leadership to DEAC as a public member and Board Chairperson of the DEAC Board of Trustees and Accrediting Commission from 2006-2015. He continues to contribute expertise in accreditation practice by serving on the accrediting commissions of several other recognized accrediting agencies. Throughout his career, Dr. Mott has conducted numerous comprehensive institutional and programmatic quality assessment evaluations at colleges and universities in the U.S. and dozens of countries internationally in Australia, Asia, the Middle East, the Caribbean, and Europe. 

Other higher education appointments have included Director, Off-Campus Programs and Distance Learning at Cincinnati State Technical and Community College in Cincinnati, OH. At Union Institute & University, Dr. Mott provided senior leadership in the development, implementation, and evaluation of national, multi-campus bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degree programs and held the positions of Associate Provost, Distance Learning; Director of the ACE’s State Affiliate Office in Ohio; Assistant Vice President and Director of the University’s Office of Licensure and Compliance; University Registrar; and founding Dean of the Center for Distance Learning (CDL). In 2008, the UI&U’s Board of Trustees recognized Dr. Mott as Professor Emeritus. Dr. Mott began his career in adult-focused higher education as Coordinator for Liberal Arts Degree Programs at Thomas Edison State University in Trenton, NJ.

Dr. Mott earned a Ph.D. in Curriculum and Supervision from the University of Pittsburgh, and both M.Ed. in Elementary Science Education and B.S. in Elementary Education degrees from the Indiana University of Pennsylvania.