• Orientation of SACS Leadership Team in Atlanta, Georgia (June 14, 2009)
  • Broad-based QEP topic selection and refinement (Fall 2009 through Spring 2010)
  • Submission of the QEP Abstract reflecting topic, goals, and assessments (End of April to  early May 2010)
  • Advisory visit by SACS representatives (July 2010)
  • Faculty, student and staff workshops, research, and training (Fall 2010 –ongoing)
  • Nomination of QEP Lead Evaluator (by January 15, 2011)
  • Submission of QEP and Focused Report, if necessary (by January15, 2011)
  • SACS On-site Visit (March 2-4, 2011)
  • QEP Pilot and baseline data collection (Spring 2011 and Fall 2011)
  • Implementation of QEP following reaffirmation (Spring 2012)
  • Submission of the QEP Impact Report (2017) – (as per Dr. Rudolph Jackson who conducted a SACSCOC advisory visit with us on July 12-14)


Surveys, research findings, and other institutional data trends will provide recommendations for continuing improvement in the development, implementation, and sustainability of the QEP.