Timeline

 

DateDescription
 June 2011Self-Study Steering Committee membership affirmed
 June 2011Self-Study Coordinators designated
 June 2011Initiate design for Self-Study
 June 2011Send suggested dates to Commission for comprehensive evaluation visit
 September 2011Self-Study Steering Committee organizes subcommittees
 September 2011Subcommittees begin process of gathering and analyzing data, conducting interviews, and drafting reports
 October 2011Notify Commission Liaison of Self-Study Coordinator, Self-Study design and any anticipated changes in Statement of Affiliation Statement (SAS)
 January 2012Coordinators and Steering Committee review subcommittee reports, analyze data
 February 2012Self-Study status update presented to Board of Governors at its business meeting
 March 2012Institution formally proposes request for change (online degree programs) to be considered during visit
 March 2012Steering Committee and Coordinators prepare rough draft of Self-Study Report
 April 2012Steering Committee circulates and receives feedback on draft report
 April 2012Confirm visit date and organizational information
 April 2012Send information on desired team competencies to Commission 
 April-August 2012Coordinators write final report based on feedback and/or corrections from draft
 August 2012Self-Study status update presented to internal constituents college-wide
 August 2012Self-Study status update presented to Board of Governors at its business meeting
 September 2012Subcommittees meet during Governance Day
 October 2012Steering Committee gives final approval to Self-Study Report [approximately 6 months prior to visit]
 October 2012Send comments on proposed team members to Commission [5 to 12 months prior to visit]
 November 2012Subcommittees meet during Governance Day; Self-Study status update presented to internal constituents college-wide
 January 2013Open Third Party Comment process: Invitation to public for comments to HLC concerning the institution's accreditation [approximately 2 months prior to visit]
 January 2013Post and/or circulate final Self-Study Report to internal constituencies
 January 2013Prepare for Evaluation Team visit
 February 2013Send Self-Study Report and supporting evaluation materials (including Federal Compliance, Institutional Snapshot) to members of visiting Evaluation Team and Commission Liaison [2 months prior to visit]
 February 2013Self-Study status update presented to Board of Governors at its business meeting
 March 2013Release final Self-Study Report to the general public
 April 2013Self-Study status update presented to Board of Governors at its business meeting
 April 22-24, 2013Site Visit
 June 2013
 (tentative)
Institutional response to the draft Team Report with correction of errors of fact
 July 2013
 (tentative)
Institutional response to final Team Report to Commission and visiting team
 August 2013
 (tentative)
 HLC final action; notification of action one week after meeting