Timeline of Events for HLC Comprehensive Evaluation

The Comprehensive Evaluation process will be driven by a living timeline developed by members of the:

The timeline will give students, faculty, staff, and community members an idea of the current goals and schedule of the Comprehensive Evaluation process. It will also help the campus community schedule their own Comprehensive Evaluation-related activities:

2014:

Sept/Oct

Criterion committee meetings (discussion of core components, initial thoughts on evidence)

Nov 15

Initial data request for criteria submitted

Dec

Notified by HLC re: institution’s assigned dates for evaluation

2015:

March 15

Secondary data request for criteria submitted

April 6

SESSION 1: Self-study update session for campus

April 15

Criteria draft writings of certain sections available for review (notice sent to faculty/staff outlining which core components are ready for review)

Sept 15

Final data requests for criteria submitted

Sept 30

Criteria draft writings of certain sections available for review (notice sent to faculty/staff outlining which core components are ready for review)

Oct/Nov

SESSION 2: Series of self-study updates sessions for campus

2016:

Jan 15

Criteria draft writings of certain sections available for review (notice sent to faculty/staff outlining which core components are ready for review)

Feb 15-March 15

 “Common voice” editing of self-study done

TBA

 HLC survey of students/other groups regarding self-study done (HLC-dictated)

April/May

 SESSION 3: Series of self-study updates sessions for campus

June 30

 “Common voice” editor makes final edits; external HLC trained reviewers sent a copy of the report

Sept 1

Committee completes entry of all evidence and narrative into Assurance System; Campus and external community invited to comment on draft report

Sept 15

Steering Committee reviews campus and community comments and edits report as appropriate

Sept 30

External HLC trained reviewers sent a copy of the report

Oct 30

External HLC trained reviewers finish review of report; comments evaluated, report adjusted

2017:

May 15

Status Report due to HLC

June 1

Deadline for final Criterion drafts

June 1-30

“Common voice” editor makes final edits

July/Aug

Evidence and Assurance Argument aligned

Aug 31

Share final draft of Assurance Argument with community and/or campus

Sept 25

50 days until HLC visit countdown starts

Sept/Oct

Campus engagement activities

Oct 16

LOCK DATE re: Assurance System

Nov 13-15

HLC VISIT -- Comprehensive Evaluation