Self Study Timeline

Summer 2022 

  • The Accreditation Liaison Officer (ALO) received an invitation to attend the MSCHE Self- Study Institute. 

Fall 2022 

  • Members of the SSLT attended Self-Study Institute held to orient institutions beginning Self-Study, and MSCHE’s Annual Conference. 
  •  Steering Committee Chair(s) chosen by president and nominations for steering 
  • committee made. 
  • Visit for MSCHE liaison scheduled. 
  • Board of Regent designee to Steering Committee named. 

Spring 2023 

  • Steering Committee named and charged. 
  • Formation of the Self-Study Logistics Team (SSLT). 
  • Steering Committee chooses its Self-Study design model. 
  • Working Groups’ leadership established. 
  • Self-Study information and communication campaign launched. 
  • Draft Self-Study design finalized and submitted to MSCHE. 
  • University hosts visit of MSCHE liaison. 
  • Self-Study design finalized and accepted by MSCHE 
  • Working groups populate their groups and begin study of lines of inquiry. 

Summer 2023 

  • Working Groups continue to meet. 
  • Logistics team assembles and organizes supporting documents. 
  • Committee members attend various MSCHE workshops. 

Fall 2023S-study retreat. 

  • Steering Committee oversees research and reporting by Working Groups. 
  • Working Groups engage the University community. 
  • Working Groups prepare annotated outline of reports. 
  • Committee members attend MSCHE Annual Conference. 

Spring 2024 

  • Working Groups submit draft reports to readers for review (mid-March). 
  • Working Groups submit final reports (early April 1). 
  • MSCHE selects and notifies UMB of the evaluation team chair. 
  • University approves the selection of the evaluation team chair. 
  • University and team chair select dates for team visit and for the chair’s preliminary visit. 
  • University sends a copy of the Self-Study design to the team chair. 

Fall 2024 

  • University community reviews draft Self-Study report. 
  • University sends evaluation team chair draft Self-Study report. 
  • Board of Regents reviews draft Self-Study report. 
  • University hosts simulated Self-Study site visit team. 
  • Team chair makes preliminary visit to University. 
  • University prepares final version of the Self-Study report. 

Spring 2025 

  • University sends final report to evaluation team and MSCHE at least six weeks prior to team visit. 
  • University hosts evaluation team visit. 
  • University receives and reviews team report. 
  • University writes and submits institutional response to team report. 

Summer to Fall 2025 

  • MSCHE Committee on Evaluation meets to take action on University’s Self-Study report.