HLC Visit Timeline

February 24-26, 2014

  • Higher Learning Commission Evaluators’ Comprehensive Visit at Kettering University
Faculty Open Forum
Monday, February 24 – 12:30-2 pm
Room A
Lunch service begins at noon

Staff Open Forum
Tuesday, February 25 – 9-10:30 am
AB 2-225
Light breakfast begins at 8:30 am

Student Open Forum
Tuesday, February 25 – 12:30–2 pm
AB-2-225
Lunch service begins at Noon

February 11, 2014

  • Faculty & Staff Town Hall on Accreditation - 12:00 P.M. - International Room

December 2013

  • Kettering University self-study submitted to the Higher Learning Commission
  • Public Notice posted for third-party comments
  • President Bob McMahan appoints Vice President of Student Life & Dean of Students Betsy Homsher lead chair of the University’s self-study, following retirement announcement of Provost Robert Simpson and resignation of Associate Provost for Academic Affairs Jackie El-Sayed

November 2013

  • President Bob McMahan assigns updating and the refining of the final draft to Dr. Susan Resneck Pierce, of counsel to the University for special projects, and to the Cabinet

September 2013

  • Self-study draft and community’s feedback shared with President Bob McMahan and Cabinet, Provost Council, and Planning & Assessment Council
  • Town Hall #2 to solicit feedback on self-study

August 2013

  • Town Hall #1 to solicit feedback on self-study
  • First draft of self-study sent to external reviewer, and HLC contact
  • HLC subcommittees finalize work

June 2013

  • Initial draft of self-study reported shared with campus community

May-December 2012

  • Criterion committees carry out data collection and information gathering by consulting widely with members of the faculty and staff across the institution

May 2012

  • Criterion committees and subcommittees established

April 2012

  • Select self-study participants attend HLC workshop

February 2012

  • President McMahan charges Provost Simpson to carry out self-study
  • Provost Simpson names self-study and criterion chairs