June 30, 2021


Program Reviews for 2022 WSCUC Visit


September 2020Inquiry Circles Begin Meeting
January 2021First report draft due from each Inquiry Circle
February, 2021Final report draft due from each Inquiry Circle
March 23, 2021Steering Committee – EER recommendations addressed
March 30, 2021Steering Committee – Percentage of evidence cited
April 6, 2021Steering Committee – Quality of analysis
April 11, 2021Town Hall – Provost introduction; Inquiry Circle Chairs present report results; Liaisons present report processing/editing/timeline steps; Q&A
April 13, 2021Steering Committee – Assertions are evidenced
April 20, 20211Steering Committee – CFR’s to be linked
May 1, 2021Inquiry Circles receive cover letter outlining editing process along with an invitation to review the revised draft
May 8 - 14, 2021Inquiry Circle responses/recommended edits reviewed for alignment with commission guidance
May 15 – 21, 2021All report elements are integrated
May 22 – 28, 2021Administrative Review: President, Provost, BOT
May 28 – June 1, 2021Final draft completed
June 2 – 30, 2021Final formatting and linking completed
June 30, 2021Complete final draft for submission; hard deadline
July 22, 2021Official due date: Report submission to WSCUC
August, 2021President’s Discretion: BOT Training and Mock Visit
September 30, 2021Off-Site Review 3:00 – 3:45 pm
January 12, 2022Follow-up documents to be provided to WSCUC
March 9 – 11, 2022On-Site Reaffirmation Visit
June 22 or 23, 2022Accreditation Review by WSCUC Commission

The eight Circles and their respective contacts are divided into the following areas of investigation:

  1. Meaning, Quality, and Integrity of Degrees from FPU (Mrs. Danielle Jeffress, Registrar)
  2. Educational Quality at FPU: Student Learning, Core Competencies, and Standards of Performance at Graduation (Dr. Greg Camp, Dean, HRSS)
  3. Student Success at FPU: Retention, Graduation, and Student Learning (Dr. Karen Cianci, Dean, SNS)
  4. Quality Assurance and Improvement at FPU: Program Review, Assessment, and Use of Data and Evidence (Dr. Candi Alexander, Director, OIE)
  5. Sustainability, Financial Viability, and Preparing for the Changing Higher Education Environment (Dr. Robert Lippert, CFO)
  6. Diversity at FPU (Dr. Quentin Kinnison, Program Director)
  7. Decision-Making Processes at FPU (Dr. Katie Fleener, Dean, SOB)
  8. Communication Systems at FPU (Dr. Valerie Rempel, Vice President and Dean of Seminary)