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Overview

SACS Master Calendar

 

Approved 7/23/04, Modified 12/15/04*

Accreditation Leadership Team

 

Key Dates

 

What

When

Where

SACS Orientation of Leadership Team

Jan. 31, 2005*

Atlanta

Compliance Certification due to SACS

March 15, 2006

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Off-Site Review of Compliance Certification

May 15-19, 2006

Atlanta

Focused Report due to SACS

July 30, 2006

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QEP due to SACS

July 30, 2006

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On-Site review of 1) QEP and

2) unresolved issues of Compliance Certification

Oct. 10–12, 2006

Tampa

Reaffirmation Decision by SACS Commission on Colleges

June 20-22, 2007

Atlanta

 *Date was changed from Jan. 28 to Jan. 31 on Sept. 8, 2004.

 

Key Tasks, 2004-05 to 2006-07

Academic Year 2004-05

 

Summer 2004

  1. Orient/Organize Leadership Team
  2. Initiate development of web shell
  3. Assignment of certification sections & determine review structure/editor
  4. Identification of QEP task force 

Fall 2004

  1. Begin Educational Campaign
  2. Train President's Cabinet
  3. Orient QEP Task Force/begin identification of strategic focus
  4. Develop unit plans
  5. Web site goes online
  6. SACS Conference/evaluator training

Spring 2005

  1. SACS orientation of Leadership Team, January 28
  2. First version of Compliance Certification due with identification of compliance & evidence deficiencies.
  3. Complete identification of QEP focus/ begin plan development
  4. Develop SACS/IR library

Academic Year 2005-06

 

Summer 2005

  1. Second version of Compliance Certification (CC)
  2. Build web linkages of supporting documentation to Compliance Certification (i.e. faculty credentials, course objectives, etc.)
  3. Continue development of draft QEP
  4. Present Critical Success Factor document (cross link to QEP)

Fall 2005

  1. Continue Education Campaign
  2. Final version of CC by President's Cabinet
  3. CC to editor
  4. Broad college discussion of draft QEP
  5. Prepare planning system for QEP integration
  6. Address QEP in fall unit plan
  7. SACS Conference

 

Spring 2006

  1. Complete CC web upload including document library
  2. Freeze web on CD & make copies Transmit all materials to Off-Site Team, by March 15
  3. Complete QEP

QEP to editor – to printer

Hotel arrangements for on-site team

    4.   Off-site review May 15-19

 Academic Year 2006-07

 

Summer 2006

  1. Complete Focused Report to Off-Site Team,
  2. Submit Focused Report and QEP by July 30

 

Fall 2006

  1. Continue Educational Campaign - preparation for On-Site visit
  2. Detail arrangements for On-Site visit
  3. On-Site visit, Sept. 18 – Oct. 27
  4. Institutional Response to factual errors
  5. SACS Conference

Spring 2007 

  1. Institutional Response to recommendations/suggestions
  2. Decision by Commission on Colleges, June 20-22

 Aftermath

  1. Complete Follow-up Reports as required
  2. Fall 2007 Celebration or damage control
  3. Five years later – Impact Report of QEP on outcomes of student learning

 

 

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