*Updated* South University Launches the SACSCOC QEP Project

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As part of South University’s reaffirmation and accreditation by the Southern Associate for Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) the Quality Enhancement Plan (QEP) has been launched.  The QEP will introduce a five- year plan to implement and access our efforts to improve the success of South University students.  The QEP will initially be led by a team of diverse faculty and staff from across the university.  This committee will bring forward a slate of potential QEP topics that will be finalized through a survey of all faculty, staff and students.  The intent of the QEP is to be inclusive of all members of the university community.  After the topic is identified, the QEP committee will share the details as well provide regular updates on progress.  If there are questions regarding the QEP, please contact the directors of the QEP Dr. Laura Rodriguez-Kitkowski, lrodriguez-kitkowski@southuniversity.edu, Dr. Jason Crittenden, jcrittenden@southuniversity.edu, or Dr. Valarie Trimarchi, vjtrimarchi@southuniversity.edu.

QEP Survey Update

In the interest of meeting the expectations of SACSCOC, the QEP committee made the decision to revisit the topic proposals to ensure that the elements of Standard 7.2 are being met.  Specifically, the committee is looking for (1) alignment with the university mission; (2) projects that will support student success; and, (3) projects that are supported by sound assessment measures.  This action has delayed the university-wide survey until January 2023 but should not significantly delay the completion of the report and implementation later in the year.  Our goal is to keep you informed and updated on events surrounding the QEP, and we look forward to working together to achieve university-wide success.

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