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Call for Quality Enhancement Plan (QEP) concept submissions

Call for Concept Submissions
Auburn University’s SACS Quality Enhancement Plan (QEP)

Auburn University invites you to make a Concept Submission outlining your suggestion for a Quality Enhancement Plan (QEP). Development of a QEP is a required component of the reaffirmation of Auburn’s accreditation by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, scheduled for 2013. SACS defines the QEP as a “carefully designed and focused course of action that addresses a well-defined topic or issues directly related to improving student learning.” Plans should be part of the university’s ongoing planning and evaluation process. Auburn’s QEP project will commence in 2013, with a full report due to SACS in 2018. While the budget for the QEP is yet to be determined, the project is expected to have a significant scope and must be supported by a workable plan, including adequate resources.

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Ideas Being Accepted for Auburn Student Learning Initiative; New ‘QEP’ Part of SACS Accreditation Process

AUBURN – In 2013, Auburn will be considered for reaffirmation of its accreditation by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, or SACS. Since Auburn’s last reaffirmation in 2004, the Quality Enhancement Plan, or QEP, has been added to SACS requirements as a project focusing on ways to improve student learning.

“The development of a QEP involves the entire campus community,” said Drew Clark, director of institutional research and assessment, and chair of the SACS reaffirmation process for Auburn University. “It is so critical to the accreditation process that SACS will want to see a completely developed plan identifying the human, physical and financial resources needed to implement the plan, and will require tracking and evaluation strategies to monitor progress.”

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