University of Northern Iowa Higher Learning Commission Accreditation Review

HLC Accreditation Report Table of Contents


Part One: Introduction

 

Introduction to the Self-Study

 

Chapter 1:  History and Overview of the University

 

Chapter 2:  Response to 2001 Accreditation Visit Report

 

Part Two: Higher Learning Commission Criteria

 

Chapter 3:  Criterion One – Mission and Integrity

 

Chapter 4:  Criterion Two – Preparing for the Future

 

Chapter 5:  Criterion Three – Student Learning and Effective Teaching

 

Chapter 6:  Criterion Four – Acquisition, Discovery, and Application of Knowledge

 

Chapter 7:  Criterion Five – Engagement and Service

 

Part Three: Foundations of Excellence® Special Emphasis

 

Chapter 8:  Foundations of Excellence® Model

 

Chapter 9:  Philosophy Dimension

 

Chapter 10:  Organization Dimension

 

Chapter 11:  Learning Dimension

 

Chapter 12:  Faculty Dimension

 

Chapter 13:  Transitions Dimension

 

Chapter 14:  All Students Dimension

 

Chapter 15:  Diversity Dimension

 

Chapter 16:  Roles and Purposes Dimension

 

Chapter 17:  Improvement Dimension

 

Chapter 18:  Recommended Actions

 

Part Four: Conclusion and Request for Continued Accreditation

 

Part Five: Appendices

 

Appendix A:  Draft of UNI Strategic Plan 2010-2015

 

Appendix B:  Federal Compliance Program

 

Appendix C:  Institutional Snapshot

 

Appendix D:  Committee Members

 

Appendix E:  Progress Report of the First-Year Council Regarding Participation in the Foundations of Excellence® at the University of Northern Iowa May 2010

 

Appendix F:  Foundations of Excellence® Transfer Focus University of Northern Iowa

 

Appendix G:  New degrees, majors, emphases within majors/minors, and minors as reflected in University Catalogs 2000-2002 through 2008-2010

 

Appendix H:  Dropped degrees, majors, emphases within majors/minors, and minors as reflected in University Catalogs 2000-2002 through 2008-2010

 

Appendix I:  Staff Training Grant Usage Table

 

Appendix J:  Foundations of Excellence® Current Practices Inventory

 

Appendix K:  Foundations of Excellence® Open-Ended Chart from Faculty/Staff Survey

 

Appendix L:  Foundations of Excellence® Open-Ended Chart from Student Survey

 

Appendix M:  FoEtec® Evidence Library List

 

Appendix N:  FOUNDATIONS OF EXCELLENCE® Dimension Report Recommended Action Items As of April 30, 2009