The Periodic Review Report and Middle States Accreditation. PRR Workshop April 9, 2008. The Context of the PRR. Regional accreditation Voluntary peer review The Middle States Commission on Higher Education. The Accreditation Cycle. Annual Institutional Profile Data submitted each spring
PRR WorkshopApril 9, 2008
1) Executive Summary
(Appendix 1, PRR Handbook, p. 22)
2) A summary of the institution’s responses to recommendations from the previous team report and self-study
3) A narrative identifying major challenges and/or opportunities
4) Evidence and analysis of enrollment and finance trends and projections
5) Description and analysis of assessment processes and plans
6) Description and analysis of the links between institutional planning and budgeting processes
Although the formats differ from that of the decennial self-study and team report, the PRR and reviewer’s report are as important as the decennial evaluation for an institution’s accreditation
Commission’s accreditation standards?
The relationship of the PRR to the Standards makes possible the second goal of the PRR (PRR Handbook, p. 4):
“To enable the Commission to assess the current status, as well as the future prospects, of institutions, within the framework of the Commission’s eligibility requirements and accreditation standards”
The second break-out session this afternoon will focus on the process of producing a Periodic Review Report.
Questions? those of its PRR reviewers