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Timeline

The Higher Learning Commission reaffirmation of accreditation occurs on a 10-year cycle. The timeline provided below for the 2020-2021 reaffirmation is a guide and is subject to change.

Timeline

Spring 2016

HLC Quality Initiative launched

Initiative Math Pathways

Fall 2016 Curriculum Redesign launched
Spring 2017

Math Pathways work completed

Criterion 3 & 4 committee formed

Fall 2017 Remaining committees formed
Spring 2018

Kick-off meeting with committee co-chairs

Committees engaged in analysis & evidence collection

Start Steering Committee meetings with end-of-term progress reports

Fall 2018

Final report for HLC Quality Initiative submitted

Evidence collection continues 

Steering Committee end-of-term progress reports 

Spring 2019

Evidence collection continues

Quality Initiative Report submitted

Steering Committee end-of-term progress reports

Fall 2019

Evidence collection continues

Committees complete drafts of Assurance Argument

Steering Committee end-of-term progress reports

Federal Compliance Review draft run

Spring 2020

Draft of Assurance Argument completed and circulated

Evidence loaded into Assurance System

Open meetings with ISU Faculty & Staff

Steering Committee end-of-term progress reports 

Summer 2020

Final version of Assurance Argument completed

Open meetings with ISU Faculty & Staff

August 17, 2020: Assurance Argument lock date

Fall 2020 September 14-15, 2020: HLC Campus Visit

This timeline was last updated on 12/5/18