Overview of Quality Initiative

“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.” — The Higher Learning Commission

UIS Quality Initiative Project Overview

UIS Quality Initiative Team

Harshavardhan Bapat, Natural Science Division Coordinator and Associate Professor, Chemistry

Cecilia Cornell, Associate Vice Chancellor, Graduate Education

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