IE Newsletter | May 2017

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SUL ROSS WELCOMES JOHN HARDT
After months of preparations, SRSU will be hosting SACSCOC Vice President, Dr. John Hardt, on Tuesday, June 6th at the Alpine Campus. He will be meeting with members of the Accreditation Committee, QEP Committee, and faculty, staff, administration, and students to help us prepare for the SACSCOC Accreditation Compliance Report (due in September 10, 2017) and our On-Site Accreditation Visit on April 3-5, 2018.

ACADEMIC ASSESSMENT REPORTS
All program coordinators are asked to enter their 2016-2017 data into TracDat by Wednesday, May 31st. A Peer Review meeting is sheduled for June 14th to review programs and make suggestions for program enhancements. If you would like to participate in the Peer Review, contact Jeanne Qvarnstrom.

ADMIN ASSESSMENT REPORTS ARE DUE MAY 31st
The May 31 deadline for all 2016-2017 Non-Academic/Administrative assessment reports is approaching. Please update the “Results”, “Use of Results”, and “Annual Update” sections in Tracdat by May 31. Assessment Coordinators please be on the lookout for upcoming emails regarding the Looking Ahead to 2017-2018 meeting scheduled for June 1 at 1:30pm. A similar meeting will be scheduled in the fall at RGC. Thank you all for your hard work and dedication towards meeting our accreditation goals!!

INSTITUTIONAL RESEARCH
The semester has come to an end, but reporting does not stop. IR continues to receive and fulfill requests and support SACSCOC efforts. A major goal for this summer is to clear the backlog completely. Also, IR will be launching a blog over the next few months to distribute some commonly asked information and keep everyone informed. Wishing everyone at SRSU a joyful and productive summer!

QUALITY ENHANCEMENT PLAN
April Aultman Becker and Dan Foley completed Sul Ross’ QEP Proposal to submit to John Hardt. The proposal for COMpass: Navigating Excellence through Effective Communication includes an implementation plan, plus a timeline and budget for the coming years. The proposal will be presented to John Hardt on June 6 and was approved by the President’s Executive Council on May 1.

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