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Self-Study Timeline


(Action, Time Frame, Outcomes)

Chancellor Appoints HLC Self-Study Steering Committee

Spring 2010
Co-Chairs attend Annual HLC Meeting; Organizational meeting of Steering Committee

Self-Study Process Announced to Campus

August 2010/Fall Faculty Conference
Initial Kick-Off of Self-Study Process

Recruitment of Members for Five Criterion Subcommittees

Fall 2010
Co-Chairs and Volunteers appointed to Criterion Subcommittees

Engagement of Self-Study Consultant and Visit to Campus

Fall 2010; First Visit October 17, 2010
Attention to Student Learning Outcomes Assessment needs to be the first priority for Self-Study Process

Focus on Student Learning Outcomes

Nov. - Dec. 2010
Assessment Plans for Academic Programs and General Education

Regular Meetings of the Steering Committee and Subcommittees

Spring-Summer 2011
Collection and review of evidence in support of 5 HLC Criteria and Minimum Expectations within the Criteria for Accreditation; Identification of institutional strengths and challenges

Self-Study process Campus/Community Promotion Plan developed by Advanced Marketing Class students

Spring 2011
Promotion Plan for engaging and educating campus/community about accreditation and self-study process

Develop draft of Self-Study showing support of criteria with evidence

Fall 2011
Draft 1 of Self-Study
(HLC Writing Committee, Steering and Subcommittees)

Review and Revision of Self-Study Draft by Units (Academics, Finance, Student Affairs, Advancement, Senates, etc.)

Jan.-Feb. 2011
Comments, suggested revisions and corrections for Self-Study report

Revisions of Draft by Writing Committee

Feb. -Mar. 2011
Draft 2 of Self-Study produced

Review of Self-Study Draft by External Consultant

April 2011
Comments, suggested revisions and corrections for Self-Study report

Revisions of Draft II by Writing Committee

May 2011
Draft 3 of Self-Study produced

Self-Study Reviewed by Chancellor and Executive Council

June 2012
Comments, suggested revisions and corrections for Self-Study report

Final Revisions of Self-Study and Approval by Chancellor

June-Aug. 2012
Final edits and approval of Self-Study report

Self-Study Submission to HLC Consultant-Evaluator Team

Aug.-Sept. 2012
Self-Study Report Submitted

Finalize details of visit for HLC Team

Aug.-Oct. 2012
Campus ready for Team Visit

HLC Team Visit

Mid-Fall 2012
HLC Consultant-Evaluator Team visits campus