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Middle States Re-accreditation


Summer-Fall 2007 Associate Provost meets with MSCHE staff (July-August)
  Preliminary proposal is developed (September-October)
  Associate Provost and Director of Institutional Research attend Self-Study Institute (November)
  Steering Committee members are selected
  MSCHE liaison spring 2008 visit is scheduled
Winter 2007

Preliminary proposal is submitted to MSCHE staff (December)

Spring 2008

(Year 1)

MSCHE liaison visit (January) is conducted

  Steering Committee begins regular meetings

Self-Study model and approach is chosen

Summer 2008

(Year 1)             

Steering Committee writes charges to Working Groups

Working Groups are identified


Steering Committee co-chairs attend Self-Study Assessment Workshop (August)

  Self-Study design draft is finalized

Fall 2008

(Year 2)

Steering Committee circulates Self-Study design draft to TU community

  Self-Study design is submitted to MSCHE and staff liaison for approval
  Steering Committees and Working Groups begin work on Self-Study

Spring 2009

(Year 2)

Working Groups submit preliminary reports to Steering Committee
Summer 2009 (Year 2)

Co-Chairs submit feedback to Steering Committee and Working Groups

  Working Groups submit final reports to Steering Committee

Fall 2009

(Year 3)

MSCHE evaluation team and chair review documentation relative to Fundamental Elements not addressed in Self-Study


Draft of Self-Study made available for community feedback

  MSCHE visit delayed pending submission of substantive change documents

Spring 2010 (Year 4)

Co-Chairs submit Self-Study to Senior Administration


TU substantive change request submitted

Summer 2010 (Year 4) MSCHE selects consultant to review complex substantive change reports

Fall 2010

(Year 4)

MSCHE approves complex substantive change request
  Co-Chairs update Self-Study at direction of MSCHE
Spring 2011 (Year 4) TU selects date for evaluation team chair's preliminary visit
  TU selects date for MSCHE team visit in spring 2011

TU submits Self-Study to evaluation team chair

  MSCHE evaluation team and chair prepare report to TU
  TU mails final Self-Study to MSCHE team (January 2011)
  MSCHE team visits TU (March)
  MSCHE team prepares their report (March – May)

TU responds to MSCHE team report (March – May)

June 2011

(Year 4)

MSCHE action


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Administration Building, Room 210

Phone: 410-704-3241




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