For additional information and resources on SARA see the National Council for State Authorization Agreements (NC-SARA) website.

Administrative Support

The Wisconsin Higher Educational Aids Board (HEAB) provides administrative support for the Distance Learning Authorization Board (DLAB).

Wisconsin Higher Educational Aids Board
Executive Secretary
Connie Hutchison, PhD
(608) 267-2206

Main Contacts

For information related to individual institution complaints or other concerns regarding the administration, enforcement and compliance with the Midwestern State Authorization Reciprocity Agreement, please see the respective contact for the particular institution involved:

Institutions within the University of Wisconsin System
Paige Smith
(608) 265-2273

Non-profit, independent Institutions
Wisconsin Association of Independent Colleges and Universities
Rebecca Larson
(608) 256-7761 ext. 234

Wisconsin Technical Colleges
Megan Stritchko
(608) 266-2449

For-profit institutions (including for-profits that are not part of MSARA)
Educational Approval Program
Department of Safety and Professional Services
(608) 266-1996

Wisconsin Tribal Colleges and Universities
President of Lac Courte Oreilles Ojibwe College
Dr. Russell Swagger, PhD.
(715) 634-4790