SACS Review Timeline and Committees


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SACS Review Timeline (tentative) 2004 – 2007

Person Responsible

December, 2004 Appoint Leadership Team Chancellor, Provost, SACS Director
  Establish SACS Committees: Compliance and QEP Chancellor, Provost, SACS Director/input from Division/Department Heads and Deans

January 10, 2005 Confirm committee memberships and schedule training sessions for committees SACS Director

January 10, 2005 Disseminate QEP topic ideas to university community for discussion and input SACS Director

January 10, 2005 Submit WCU Annual Institutional Report to SACS University Planner, SACS Director

January 14, 2005 Establish WCU/SACS Web site SACS Director/Information Services

January 14, 2005 Disseminate information on SACS Review process to university community (the Reporter, Western Carolinian, Staff Forum and Faculty Forum newsletters, Campus Outlook, WCU general and SACS Web sites) SACS Director

January 21, 2005 Schedule training sessions for SACS Committees SACS Director, Assistant

February 15, 2005 Presentations on SACS Review to campus groups (Faculty Senate, Board of Trustees, Executive Council, Council of Deans, Department Heads, Staff Forum, Deans' meetings with college personnel, student groups?) Provost, SACS Director

February 21, 2005 QEP selection and approval

Leadership Team and QEP Committee

March 11, 2005 Schedule meetings with heads of areas with recommendations from last SACS Review Provost, SACS Director

March 15, 2005 Initiate campus forum on QEP topic Leadership Team and QEP Committee

April 22, 2005 Initiate compliance Audit due Deans/Department Heads

May 2, 2005 SACS status report to Chancellor and Board of Trustees QEP Committee Co-Chair

June 13, 2005 SACS Orientation in Atlanta Leadership Team

June 22 & 28, 2005 Initiate monthly orientation/discussions SACS Director

July 20, 2005 Draft compliance reports due Compliance Committee

August 5, 2005 Draft of QEP due QEP Committee

October 7, 2005 Draft QEP due QEP Committee

March 1, 2006 Compliance Committee submits draft Compliance Certification to Leadership Team Compliance Committee

April 1, 2006 Revised QEP due QEP Committee

September 1, 2006 QEP Endorsement Board of Trustees, Executive Council, Council of Deans, Faculty Senate

September 10, 2006 Compliance Certification due to SACS Chancellor, Provost, Compliance Committee, SACS Director

November 6-10, 2006 Off-Site Peer Review SACS Office

January 1, 2007 Final draft of QEP due QEP Committee

February 1, 2007 QEP due to SACS QEP Committee, SACS Director

April 2-4, 2007

On-Site Peer Review Leadership Team, University Community

December 8-11, 2007 Review by SACS Commission on Colleges SACS

Updated June 23, 2005


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