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Program review schedule and timeline

All of our academic programs are on a review schedule that aligns with the two-year timeline found below. Note: This schedule is reviewed and updated annually.

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The table below demonstrates a two-year program review timeline (based on 18 to 20 timelines):

May 2018

  • Proposed Internal Assessment Team Form submitted to CIQE.

August 2018

  • CIQE to host overview meeting.

September/October/November 2018

  • Learning outcomes workshops.

October 2018

  • CIQE to send Self Study template to Assessment Team.

February 2019

  • Learning outcomes revisions to Curriculum and Program Review Committee (CPRC)/Graduate Studies Committee (GSC) for approval.

March 2019

  • CIQE to send data (up to Fall 2018/Winter 2019) to Assessment Team.

August 2019

  • List of potential external reviewers submitted to CIQE for Provost's review.

December 2019

  • Draft of Self Study completed and presented to Faculty Council and CIQE.
  • CIQE to contact external reviewers.

February 2020

  • Revisions to Self Study completed.
  • Dean provides final Self Study and cover letters to CIQE.

March 2020

  • CIQE sends Self Study and supporting documents to external reviewers.

May 2020

  • Site visit by external reviewers.

June 2020

  • External Reviewers Report submitted.

September 2020

  • Feedback on the response to External Reviewers Report solicited through Faculty Council.
  • Response to report from Assessment Team and Dean sent to CIQE.

October 2020

  • Reports to CPRC or GSC.

November 2020

  • Report to Executive and Academic Council.

November 2020

  • Report to Board of Governors.

February 2022

  • 18-month followup on recommendations.