SACS and the QEP: Assessment and the Role of Academic Libraries. Doyle Carter and Sarah Logan. Presented to the Texas Library Association April 14, 2011. SACSCOC Accreditation & the QEP. Principles of Accreditation Peer Review Institutional Integrity
Doyle Carter and Sarah Logan
Presented to the Texas Library Association
April 14, 2011
Principles of Accreditation
Core Requirement 2.12: The institution has developed an acceptable Quality Enhancement Plan (QEP) that includes an institutional process for identifying key issues emerging from institutional assessment and focuses on learning outcomes and/or the environment supporting student learning and accomplishing the mission of the institution.
Comprehensive Standard 3.3.2: The institution has developed a Quality Enhancement Plan that (1) demonstrates institutional capability for the initiation, implementation, and completion of the QEP; (2) includes broad‐based involvement of institutional constituencies in the development and proposed implementation of the QEP; and (3) identifies goals and a plan to assess their achievement.
1. QEP Development
Optimally, one year for each phase
June 2010-May 2011
June 2011-May 2012
June 2012-May 2013
2. QEP Submission
Quality Enhancement Plan
The Quality Enhancement Plan is submitted to SACSCOC six weeks prior to the on-site review. For ASU, the site visit will take place in the spring of 2013.
3. QEP Implementation
4. QEP Evaluation
QEP Impact Report
The QEP Impact Report evaluates the impact of the QEP on student learning during the five years of implementation. For ASU, this will be submitted in the spring of 2018.
Goal: Select a topic by May 6, 2011
*Proposals to be submitted by small teams of faculty, staff, & students; submission guidelines and evaluation criteria will be included in the call for proposals