Overview of Quality Initiative
UIS is in the process of identifying a Quality Initiative for the 2017 Open Pathway accreditation cycle.
The HLC Open Pathway for Reaffirmation of Accreditation requires the institution to undertake a major Quality Initiative designed to suit its present concerns or aspirations. The Quality Initiative takes place between years 5 and 9 of the 10-year Open Pathway Cycle. A Quality Initiative may be designed to begin and be completed during this time or it may continue an initiative already in progress or achieve a key milestone in the work of a longer initiative. The Quality Initiative is intended to allow institutions to take risks, aim high, and if so be it, learn from only partial success or even failure.