Institutional Effectiveness Staff

Mary Lou D'Allegro, EdD, associate vice president

Mary Lou D'Allegro

D'Allegro provides leadership, direction, and supervision to the Office of Institutional Effectiveness. She provides oversight of institutional compliance, research, planning, accountability, accreditation, assessment, and data reporting. In addition, she collaborates with the campus community in support of strategic, academic, and operational planning.

Karen Davis, Test Center Administrative Assistant

Karen Davis

Karen Davis serves as an exam proctor in BU’s Test Center. She is responsible for providing a professional and secure testing environment for administrating national, graduate, professional certification and distance-education exams.


Jim Fiamoncini

Jim Fiamoncini

Fiamoncini is the coordinator for all matters related to the student evaluation of faculty process and maintains all records and databases relative to these evaluations. He is also the University Records Administrator maintaining a secured location within the university.


Lauren Fuhrman, BA, MA, statistician

Lauren Fuhrman

Lauren’s background in teaching mathematics and statistics aids in the data analyses used to support university-wide growth. She uses her experience with the auditing of public education and teacher preparation curricula to assist in the statistical evaluation and renewal of programs at BU.


Meaghan Fuhrman, BA, MA, statistician

Meaghan FuhrmanMeaghan serves as a Statistical Analyst. She uses her strong background in social science to inform survey research, statistical procedures, quantitative and qualitative data analyses and procurement, and the communication of results relating to student learning and assessment at BU.


Jessica Heid, MS, Institutional Compliance Program Coordinator

Jessica Heid

Heid serves as coordinator for State Authorization for Bloomsburg University. She is responsible for ensuring compliance with state regulations regarding out-of-state field experience activities as well as distance education offered to students residing in states other than Pennsylvania. In addition, Heid has oversight for BU’s MSCHE Verification of Compliance with Accreditation-Relevant Federal Regulations.


Kathy Kollar-Valovage, Ed.D., MSIT, CCEP, Test Center Coordinator

Kathy Kollar-Valovage

Kollar-Valovage serves as BU's Test Center Coordinator. She is responsible for providing national, graduate, professional certification and distance-education exams to students and the general public in a professional, secure and accessible environment. She also assists with the administration of university assessments.


Jessica Thomas, BA, Clerk Typist

Jessica Thomas

Thomas serves as a certified proctor in BU’s Test Center. She is responsible for providing a professional, secure, fair, efficient, and accessible testing environment for administering national, graduate, professional certification, distance education examinations and university assessments to students and other examinees. In addition, she serves as coordinator for the Admitted Student Questionnaire (ASQ) Plus, Faculty Survey of Student Engagement (FSSE), First-Destination Survey, National Survey of Student Engagement (NSSE), and, the Syed R. Ali-Zaidi Award for Academic Excellence.


Aimee Wenta, BA, statistician

Aimee Wenta

Wenta supports the design, implementation, and analysis of assessment data to evaluate program-level and student-level outcomes. She is excited to produce data-driven insight to promote institutional effectiveness.