2014  |  2015  |  2016

2014
January All Sub-committees Kick off
Self-Study Program Evaluation Kick off for Non-Academic programs/units
February  

Evidence gathering
Monthly reports from all sub-committees
Board of Trustees Report

March  

Evidence gathering
Program Accreditation for Nursing March 16 & 17
Self-Study Program Evaluation Project Calendar complete for
Non-Academic programs/units

April  

Evidence gathering
Program Accreditation Visits:

  • Education CAEP (formerly NCATE) April 14 & 15
  • Business  IABCE April 28 & 29

HLC Annual Conference

May  

Evidence gathering
Board of Trustees Report
Credit Hour Calculations for all 50% of all Courses complete
Credit Hour Policy and Syllabus statement approved by Faculty Senate

June  

Summer project work on policy/procedure review
Assessment Academy Project Results Conference and Sustainability
Planning w/ HLC Assessment Academy

July Summer project work on policy/procedure review
August  

Summer Project work on policy/procedure review
Presentation at Faculty/Staff In-service on the Institutional Effectiveness Plan
and the new policy and procedure template

September  

Evidence Gathering
QI project work related to CIOD and Assurance of Learning Council

October  

Board of Trustees Report
Updates to Faculty and Staff Senate
Policy review work
QI project work related to CIOD and Assurance of Learning Council

November  

Evidence Gathering
Policy review work
QI project work related to CIOD and Assurance of Learning Council

December Evidence gathering
 

 

2015
January Assurance Argument Drafting
Policy review work
QI project work related to CIOD and Assurance of Learning Council
Presentation at Faculty/Staff In-service on update of HLC reaffirmation
progress; Mock HLC visit; QI project on Assurance of Learning;
and academic program assessment
February  

Board of Trustees Report
Assurance Argument Drafting
All units working on policy/procedure transition

March  

Assurance Argument Drafting
Presentation to Faculty Senate on status of assurance argument
drafting and mock visit
All units working on policy/procedure transition

April  

Completion of first draft of assurance argument
Draft assurance argument to mock visitors April 10
Ongoing policy/procedure transition
Draft assurance argument out to campus for review and feedback
Launch planning for HLC promotion with students
Conference call with mock visitors to set campus visit schedule – April 28

May  

Board of Trustees Report
Preparation of BOT at Board committee meetings
HLC promotion planning by Strategic Communication Committee
Draft assurance argument out to campus for review and feedback
May 19-20: Campus Mock Visit
Editing of assurance argument

June  

Ongoing policy/procedure transition
Preparation for HLC promotion launch to students
Editing of assurance argument

July  

Ongoing policy/procedure transition
HLC promotion “soft” launch to students
Editing of assurance argument

August  

Ongoing policy/procedure transition
HLC promotion “soft” launch to students
All webpages have supporting documentation and transparency required for
meeting Accreditation; Criteria, Federal Compliance, HEA 1965/2010, etc.
Editing of assurance argument

 

 

September

 

Major launch of HLC promotion to students
DRAFT 2 of Assurance Argument out for campus review
Ongoing policy/procedure transition
Editing of assurance argument

October  

Board of Trustees Report
Beginning preparation for site visit
Ongoing policy/procedure transition
Editing of assurance argument
Ongoing launch of HLC promotion to students

November  

Editing of assurance argument
Ongoing preparation for site visit
Ongoing policy/procedure transition
Ongoing launch of HLC promotion to students

December  

Editing of assurance argument and preparation of DRAFT 3
for community review
Ongoing preparation for site visit
Ongoing policy/procedure transition
Ongoing launch of HLC promotion to students

2016
January  

Review of assurance argument by all campus constituents
Ongoing preparation for site visit
Ongoing policy/procedure transition
Ongoing launch of HLC promotion to students
HLC student survey launch

February  

Finalize assurance argument
Ongoing preparation for on-site visit
Ongoing policy/procedure transition
Ongoing launch of HLC promotion to students
February 21: Lock Assurance System

March  

Final preparations for on-site visit
March 21-22: Comprehensive Accreditation Site Visit
March 22: Post-Site Visit Celebration