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The Next Quality Enhancement Plan (QEP) for FGCU

QEP Timeline



Academic Year 2012-2013

  • Fall 2012 – Review of Literature, selection of possible models
    • Process will occur in Working Groups that could include faculty, staff, and students who are not on the QEP Committee
    • Sharing and feedback could occur in Department, College, and other meetings (faculty senate, student government, administrative councils)
  • January/February 2013 – Open meetings to share with the university community
    • While open sharing will happen continuously (through meetings with interested groups, through updates on our website), these will be formal forums to discuss our findings and get feedback
  • March/April 2013 – Selection of models for use at FGCU and draft of Working Groups’ sections of QEP
  • Fall 2012 and Spring 2013 – Draft of Institutional Background, QEP Selection Process, Overview of Assessment at FGCU


Academic Year 2013-2014 

  • September 2013 – Review of initial draft of FGCU QEP by QEP Committee
  • October 2013 – Draft the “focus” of the plan, the implementation process, and the budget
  • November/December 2013 – Open meetings to share initial draft of FGCU QEP with the university community
    • In addition to open, formal meetings, specific targeted meetings might occur with Colleges, Departments, Faculty Senate, Student Government, etc.
  • Spring 2014 – Revisions to FGCU QEP, additional sharing, if necessary, and submission to Provost and VPAA
  • Summer 2014 – Draft QEP reviewed by Council of Deans, Council of Chairs, and other administrative units


Academic Year 2014-2015

  • Fall 2014 semester – Sharing of administrative feedback with university community, if necessary, and final revisions made to QEP and shared with all faculty, staff, and students
  • January 2015 – FGCU Quality Enhancement Plan submitted to the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools
  • March 2015 – SACS onsite visit