Harness Continuous Improvement through Planning Intelligence & Quality Assessment

Harness Continuous Improvement through Planning Intelligence & Quality Assessment

Continuous improvement is at the heart of campus efforts to strengthen performance. Yet, higher education oftentimes fails to realize how the quality of our assessment planning is the true driver of continuous improvement. While we tend to devote a significant amount of resources to document the assessment activities of campus constituents, less emphasis is given to the plan and framework we put in place for assessing, even though the former can only be as strong as the latter. So, how do we move toward a culture of authentic continuous improvement rather than live in a mindset dominated by compliance and accountability?

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Improving Beyond Compliance: Reimagining Quality Enhancement on Campus

Improving Beyond Compliance: Reimagining Quality Enhancement on Campus

What happens when you use your data in a more proactive way? When, in addition to fulfilling the requirements of external stakeholders, you leverage the information to help your campus thrive? By operating beyond accreditation and other standards, campuses can set the stage for meaningful improvement. In fact, examining the many issues addressed in today’s standards can help institutions understand what these standards reveal about the future of higher education.

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3 Steps Closer to a More Effective Institution (and More Successful Students)

3 Steps Closer to a More Effective Institution (and More Successful Students)

When we think of traditional on-campus partnerships, a coordinated effort involving student services, enrollment management, and institutional research may not immediately come to mind. Yet, when aligned, the concepts of student success and institutional effectiveness provide a clearer view of how campuses can make the best use of all their resources to anticipate, identify, and fulfill the needs of students.

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