Fifth-Year Interim Report and QEP Deadlines
VCU's Fifth-Year Interim Report and QEP Impact Report will be due March 16, 2020.
Virginia Regional Accreditation Symposium (November 18, 2015)
The Virginia Regional Accreditation Symposium was held on November 18, 2015 at the Crowne Plaza-Downtown Richmond. About 75 representatives from colleges and universities in Virginia participated. Good and best practices were shared by peers on five panels: Institutional Effectiveness and General Education Competencies, Faculty and Administrative Staff Evaluations, Faculty Credentials and Academic Program Coordination, and Distance/Off-Campus Learning and Dual Enrollment. SACSCOC Vice President Michael Hoefer shared higher education updates and took questions from the audience. AAC&U Senior Director for Research and Assessment Kate McConnell provided an overview of the AAC&U organizational priorities, especially its focus on equity and opportunity.
SACSCOC Annual Meeting (December 5-8, 2015)
From the SACSCOC Annual Meeting (December 5-8, 2015):
- SACSCOC will issue a new principle in 2016 that supports the national Completion Agenda
- SACSCOC will place greater emphasis on student learning and student achievement in the future
- SACSCOC is rethinking two principles: CS 220.127.116.11 Institutional Effectiveness of research within its mission, if appropriate, and CS 18.104.22.168 Institutional Effectiveness of community/public service within its mission, if appropriate.